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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Putney Family Healthcare Unveils Its New Space, Expanded Services

By Debbie Hebert On May 1, 2015 we were pleased to host an Open House, officially unveiling Putney Family Healthcare’s expanded and renovated facility to the community. The gathering celebrated the completion of a four-month-long project that added 680 square feet to the building’s footprint and upgraded our existing treatment facilities in order to serve […]

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Amy Gadowski, MD Joins Brattleboro Internal Medicine

Brattleboro Internal Medicine, a member of BMH Physician Group, announced Amy Gadowski, MD is joining the practice and began seeing new patients as of Monday, May 4, 2015. Gadowski has practiced medicine at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in a number of different capacities over the years. Most recently, she has been working as a Hospitalist as […]

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Top Questions about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

By Jim Fleury, RN, CEN What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) allows patients to breathe pure oxygen while lying comfortably inside a pressurized chamber. Breathing 100 percent oxygen delivered at increased pressure increases the amount of oxygen available to organs and tissues in the body. This improves the effects of certain antibiotics, […]

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Gregory R. Gadowski, MD, FACS

BMH’s Center for Wound Healing: Treating the Whole Patient

By Greg Gadowski, MD Every day at BMH a dozen or so people make their way down a hospital corridor to the light-filled and welcoming Center for Wound Healing. Some walk slowly, assisted by canes or walkers, some use wheelchairs, and some rely on assistance from others to make the trek. Center staff members greet […]

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Don’t Ignore Non-Healing Wounds

By: Jim Fleury, RN, CEN and Fred Harrison Chronic wounds (defined as wounds that won’t heal within 30 days using conventional treatments) are becoming more prevalent in our aging society. In the Brattleboro/Southern Vermont service area, and particularly in Windham County, our nation’s most rapidly aging county, it is estimated that over 1,200 people have […]

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