BMH Recognized for Excellence in Statewide Initiative

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care, Inc. (VPQ) in recognition of efforts to develop a program that would reduce unnecessary hospital readmission. In addition, VPQ has cited BMH’s comprehensive program and will highlight the hospital’s work in the VPQ annual report […]

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Pacifiers – A Real Hot Topic

Pacifiers are a real hot-button issue, like so many other topics when it comes to parenting. Are they a gift from the angels, or a tool of the devil? Is it better to use a pacifier or encourage a baby to suck their own thumb? What about breastfeeding and pacifiers? SIDS and pacifiers? It’s all […]

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Gallbladder Disease Increasing and Trending Younger

By Thomas H. Lewis About 20 years ago when the laparoscopic procedure was first perfected, there was a big bump in the number of gallbladder removal operations in the United States. It made sense there would be an increase since the new procedure was a lot safer for patients and sped up recovery time. But […]

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Gerald Doherty, PA

Brattleboro Family Medicine Welcomes Gerald Doherty, PA

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Gerald Doherty, PA has joined Brattleboro Family Medicine and is accepting new patients. Doherty graduated from the Physician Assistant Studies program at the School of Science and Health, Philadelphia University in Pennsylvania in 1999. Most recently, he has been a Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine at Cheshire Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock […]

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New Moms Network March Schedule

Programs of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s New Moms Network in March start on March 6th with “Exercising with your Baby” presented by Dawn Kersula, RN, IBCLC. The program on Wednesday, March 13th is called “Babyscapes”. This will be presented by Anne Bedichek Braden. Make sure to bring your camera. We are going to be playing and […]

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Craig Rinder, MD

Free Talk About Men’s Urinary Issues, March 11

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital presents a free talk about urinary function by Director of Men’s Health Craig Rinder, MD, on Monday, March 11 at 7:00 pm in Brew Barry Conference Room 2. A board-certified urologist, Dr. Rinder will discuss how urinary function changes as people age and the causes and solutions to many common complaints.  Dr. […]

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Joseph Rosen, MD

Breast Disease -The Basics

By Joseph Rosen, MD In the United States, almost 200,000 women each year will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Approximately another 60,000 are diagnosed with non-invasive duct carcinoma in situ. For the 1 in 9 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, the single biggest risk factor is simply getting […]

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Sean Amos, MD

Sean Amos, MD, Joins BMH Hospitalist Staff

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced Sean Amos, MD has joined its Department of Hospitalist Medicine. Amos is a 2003 graduate of Harvard Medical School and has worked as a hospitalist on a contract basis in several settings, including Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Arizona; Northwestern Hospital in St. Albans, Vermont; and Cary Medical Center in […]

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Waterbirth Planning

Today we are going to look at waterbirth – still an option for labor as well as the birth itself, here at BMH. Here are some things to think about as you plan. Prepare Your Mind Sounds funny, but the first thing to do is think about why you have decided to have a waterbirth. […]

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Brian Richardson

Brian Richardson Joins BMH

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of Brian Richardson as EMS Liaison/Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. He will begin work immediately. Richardson’s responsibilities will include maintaining and strengthening relationships with EMS first response services and EMS agencies that transport patients to BMH. He will also oversee all policies, procedures and programs related to emergency preparedness. Brian has […]

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