BMH Recognizes Wanda Smith as Employee of the Year

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Wanda Smith has been recognized as the 2014 BMH Employee of the Year. An employee at BMH since 1980, Smith was chosen to receive this honor due to her long-time dedication, attentiveness to safety and cleanliness, respect for patient privacy, positive attitude and sense of humor, and […]

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A Journey Toward Healing: Jim’s Story Part II

By James Leonard The following is part two of an interview given by patient James Leonard to help the BMH Center for Wound Healing observe its one-year anniversary. The first day I went into the HBOT chamber I felt my elbows touching the sides. I’m very claustrophobic, and even though the chamber is clear whenever […]

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A Journey Toward Healing: Jim’s Story

By James Leonard The following is part one of an interview given by patient James Leonard to help the BMH Center for Wound Healing observe its one-year anniversary. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when I was five years old. Back when I was a young man, I didn’t do the things I needed […]

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BMH CEO Receives National Award for Exceptional Leadership

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President & CEO Steven R. Gordon has been honored with a 2014 American Hospital Association Grassroots Champions Award for exceptional leadership in generating grassroots and community activity in support of a hospital’s mission. The American Hospital Association (AHA), in partnership with the state hospital associations, presents these awards annually to one individual […]

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BMH and Hospice Co-Sponsor Free Workshop Discussing End-of-Life Issues

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Brattleboro Area Hospice are co-sponsoring a free interactive workshop on May 19 entitled, “How to Talk About the End of Life.” Talking about one’s dying is not something most people feel comfortable doing. We would rather put it off until we absolutely have to. Even healthcare providers avoid it. This interactive, […]

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Tracy Turcotte, RN

Healing Wounds on a Case-by-Case Basis

By Tracy Turcotte The Center for Wound Healing at BMH uses a case management approach to treating chronic, non-healing wounds. In my role as Clinical Nurse Manager, I also case manage a number of our patients and get to build relationships with my patients. When a patient arrives for their first visit, we take approximately […]

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Achieve Universal Primary Education

This is Post 2 in a series of posts about the World Breastfeeding Week 2014 theme Breastfeeding: Scoring the Winning Goal for Life. Goal #2 is Achieve Universal Primary Education We often think of breastfeeding as a way of providing “optimal nutrition” for our babies, without thinking too much about what a big topic this […]

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Back Pain Treatment is Topic of Free BMH Educational Program

On May 19, at 6:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Room, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be offering a free educational program entitled, “Understanding Back Pain and Sciatica: When is Surgery Advised,” by Dr. Jon Thatcher. Thatcher, who is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, will discuss the causes of back pain, surgical and nonsurgical treatment options, […]

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New Technology for Hip Replacement is Topic of Free BMH Educational Program

On May 12, at 6:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Room, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be presenting a free educational program entitled, “The Anterior Hip: A Muscle-Sparing Approach to Total Hip Replacement,” by Dr. William Vranos. Vranos, a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, will describe this […]

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Just So Pediatrics Hosts an Open House

On May 13, from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Just So Pediatrics is hosting an open house to celebrate its new location in the Medical Office Building at 19 Belmont Avenue, Suite G102 on the ground floor, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Situated just across the street from their old location and conveniently located on the hospital […]

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