Center for Cardiovascular Health at BMH in conjunction with Rescue, Inc. to offer Rapid CPR

To raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their #1 health threat, the Center for Cardiovascular Health at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, in conjunction with Rescue, Inc. today announces free Rapid CPR training. Rescue, Inc. representatives will be onsite in the lobby of the Richards Building at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, February 19 […]

Read full story
Phaedra McDonough, APRN

Go Red! Women and Heart Disease

By Phaedra McDonough, APRN February is for Valentines and, appropriately, for Heart Health Month and Go Red! Heart disease kills a half million American women each year. That figure exceeds the next seven causes of death combined, including breast cancer. Five times as many women die from heart disease as from breast cancer. In recognition […]

Read full story
photo credit: http://sunkissweekend.com

Help Mom Feel the Love During Birth

Birth can really make or break the start of your journey as a mother. When I got pregnant, I remember how I wondered – what would David do during the labor and birth? We took very traditional, old-fashioned Lamaze classes, and he dutifully wrote down what time each of my contractions started and ended. It […]

Read full story

Center for Cardiovascular Health at BMH to Host Red Dress Event

To raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their #1 health threat, the Center for Cardiovascular Health at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announces it will host a Red Dress breakfast with Phaedra McDonough, APRN. The breakfast is free of charge. The breakfast will occur on Wednesday, February 26, starting at 7:15 AM in the […]

Read full story

Just So Pediatrics Moves to New, Larger Location

Just So Pediatrics is moving to a 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 at 16 Belmont Avenue, the new office provides larger space and updated facilities, including five exam rooms instead […]

Read full story
Steven R. Gordon, CEO

BMH Successfully Completes Second Phase of New Emergency Department

By Steven R. Gordon, President and CEO It has been a busy and productive 14 months since we took our first steps in the major renovation and expansion of our Emergency Department at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Our new Main Entrance and new ambulatory entrance for the Emergency Department officially opened last August and we added […]

Read full story

The Center for Cardiovascular Health at BMH Hosts a series of events in February to Help Local Women Learn The Heart Truth®

To raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their #1 health threat, the Center for Cardiovascular Health at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital today announces a series of events for February to promote the Heart Truth: a nationwide effort to spread information about women and heart disease, prevention and wellness. The month long event will […]

Read full story

Upper Respiratory Issues Part 2: Chest Colds

By John Todd, APRN, FPN In this second article, I’ll try to answer some questions about chest colds: What is a cough? When is it okay to suppress a cough? What can help get rid of a chest cold? A cough often comes after “the sniffles” and the post-nasal drip that settles onto the chest. […]

Read full story
Robert Gailey

BMH Welcomes New Director of Organizational Improvement

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Robert Gailey as the new Director of Organizational Improvement. In this position, Gailey will work closely with the hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kathleen McGraw in leading the hospital’s Organizational Improvement efforts. He will also work with BMH’s quality director and department managers in developing quality improvement teams […]

Read full story

Finding the Right Doctor for your Baby

Most of us don’t think about “choosing a doctor for my baby” when we get pregnant. But one of the big surprises of parenthood is – you will have a real friend in your baby’s doctor. After all, you’ll be seeing them at least seven times in the first year of your baby’s life – […]

Read full story