Heat Stress: What to look for, how to respond

By Jeff Meckling PA-C During the hottest days of summer the terms “Heat Stroke”, “Heat Exhaustion”, “Sunstroke”, “Heat Cramps” and others can get used interchangeably in an attempt to describe our bodies’ responses to extreme heat. But did you know that each of those terms describes a different medical condition, each with its own set […]

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BMH Introduces New Endoscopy System for Earlier Digestive Disease Detection and Treatment

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is among the first hospitals in Vermont to acquire the Olympus EVIS EXERA III video endoscopy system. This system uses a video processor, light source, endoscope, and monitor to enable physicians to look inside the gastrointestinal (GI) system to diagnose, detect, and treat GI diseases such as colorectal cancer. The advanced imaging […]

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BMH Awarded National Breast Cancer Foundation grant

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Steven R. Gordon announced today that the hospital has been awarded a $27,600 grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to underwrite the services of BMH’s Breast Care Nurse Navigator. “We’re very appreciative of NBCF’s support of this important program,” said Gordon. “Our Nurse Navigator offers critical support […]

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Kari Dickey, DO

Summer Sun Safety

By Kari Dickey, DO Many of us welcome the arrival of summer with open arms, charging into the outdoors to soak up as much sun and fresh air as we possibly can before another New England winter rolls in. While all medical providers encourage our patients to be active outdoors, there are some important safety […]

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Nurturing Your Pregnant Self

There’s lots of info out there about taking good care of yourself and your unborn baby during pregnancy. Most of that info focuses on physical things. But one of the secrets of pregnancy is, YOU ARE BEING TRANSFORMED INTO A MOTHER. People don’t like to talk about that. Don’t get so focused on labor and […]

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John Todd, APRN

Seasonal Allergies

By John Todd, APRN It’s a beautiful time of year here in Vermont, yet some of us just can’t appreciate it because of our sneezing, stuffy noses, watery eyes, and our unending battle with mucous. Some of us have these same symptoms through the winter as well due to dust, dust mites or mold in […]

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Richard A. Fletcher, RN, MSN, FNP

Lyme Disease: Reduce Your Exposure and Enjoy Your Summer

By Richard Fletcher, APRN While at times during the long winter of 2015 it seemed like we might never see summer again, it has finally arrived, and with it a renewed concern about tick bites and Lyme Disease. The disease is concentrated heavily in the northeast and upper Midwest and we see cases in our […]

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BMH wins six major health care marketing awards

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has been recognized with six awards from three separate organizations to honor achievements in health care marketing and communications. In April, BMH and its partnering agency Jennings Health Care Marketing won a Gold as well as a Silver Award at the 32nd Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Healthcare Marketing Report. […]

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Robin Heald Promoted to BMH Vice President of Human Resources

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Steven R. Gordon, announced today that Robin Heald, currently serving as BMH’s Director of Human Resources, is being promoted to the position of Vice President – Human Resources. “It gives me great pleasure to announce Robin’s well-deserved promotion,” said Gordon. “She has demonstrated exceptional commitment and dedication to our […]

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BMH Announces 2015 Employees of the Year

To cap off a week’s worth of employee recognition events in celebration of National Hospital Week, Steve Gordon, President and CEO of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital invited all hospital staff to join him for an ice cream social where he announced BMH’s 2015 Employees of the Year. Departing from BMH’s tradition of naming one employee for […]

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