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Free Managing Chronic Pain Workshop Offered June 28

Free Managing Chronic Pain Workshop Offered June 28 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer another series of the Stanford University Chronic Pain Self-Management Program starting Thursday, June 28. The free, six-week workshop will cover truths and myths about chronic pain and help participants make an action plan. Participants should come wearing comfortable clothing that allows for […]

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BMH Nutrition Assistant Wins Strolling of the Heifers Bread Baking Competition

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Nutrition Assistant/Supervisor Anna Piergentili was the Grand Prize winner of the 2012 Great New England Bread Baking competition, which took place during the Friday evening activities of this year’s Strolling of the Heifers weekend. Piergentili’s winning entry was Pannettone Quick Bread, an Italian bread which she describes as having “an orange flavor, […]

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BMH Launches Social Media Campaign to Help Vermont Foodbank

BMH Launches Social Media Campaign to Help Vermont Foodbank Brattleboro Memorial Hospital launched a new social media campaign to help raise awareness about the connection between food insecurity and health, and combat hunger in southern Vermont. During the month of June, BMH will donate a canned item to the Vermont Foodbank for every new ‘Like’ […]

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BMH To Conduct A Community Health Needs Assessment

BMH To Conduct A Community Health Needs Assessment Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is in the process of conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The purpose of the survey is to assess the heath needs of our community. On May 18th, 2012 a group of 21 key […]

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BMH Radiology Department Earns ACR’s Gold Seal Accreditation for Ultrasound

BMH Radiology Department Earns ACR’s Gold Seal Accreditation for Ultrasound The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Department of Radiology has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of […]

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New Moms Network June Schedule

Programs of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s New Moms Network in June start with a session called “My Favorite Book” on Wednesday, June 7th. This will be group discussion. The program on Wednesday, June 13th is called “Starting Solids” presented by Chris Ellis, RD with the Brattleboro Food Co-op. On Wednesday, June 20th, new moms will have […]

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Next Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts June 5

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of the “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in BMH Room B beginning Tuesday, June 5. A facilitator trained by the Vermont Department of Health Access will run the free, four-week class, which takes place every Tuesday through July 10 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. To register in advance […]

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BMH Names George Lagro, RN 2012 Employee of the Year

BMH Names George Lagro, RN 2012 Employee of the Year Brattleboro Memorial Hospital named George Lagro, RN its 2012 Employee of the Year during an employee recognition dinner held May 5 at the Eagles Club in Brattleboro. During most of his 22 years with BMH, Lagro has primarily worked evenings and has been a night […]

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Richard Burtis, MD

Windham Internal Medicine to Merge with Brattleboro Internal Medicine

Windham Internal Medicine to Merge with Brattleboro Internal Medicine Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Windham Internal Medicine and Brattleboro Internal Medicine are merging into a single practice, which will be known as Brattleboro Internal Medicine. Starting July 15, 2012, Richard Burtis, MD and Roxanne Karter, ARNP will begin seeing patients in the Brattleboro Internal Medicine […]

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Avdic To Head Up BMH Hospitalist Program

Avdic To Head Up BMH Hospitalist Program Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Aida Avdic, MD will assume the role of Medical Director for its Hospitalist Program effective July 17. Dr. Avdic joined BMH in January of this year after serving as a Hospitalist and instructor of clinical medicine at the Hospital of the University of […]

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