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BMH Receives Donation of Local Vermont Artwork

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital hosted a special art reception on Thursday, July 31, to showcase more than two dozen pieces of original Vermont artwork, thanks to a generous donation by the Susan Sebastian Foundation of Williston, Vermont. The Foundation was established in April 2009 by Elise Braun of Waterbury, Vermont, following the death of her daughter, […]

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breastfeeding week

BMH Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center, the Windham County Breastfeeding Coalition, and the BMH Ten-Step Committee to Empower Mothers and Nurture Babies are joining forces to celebrate the 2014 World Breastfeeding Week during the first week of August. This year’s theme, as established by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), is “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal […]

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Heather Lesage-Horton, MD

Just So Pediatrics Welcomes New Physician

Just So Pediatrics is pleased to welcome new pediatrician Dr. Heather Lesage-Horton to their group, as of July 15, 2014. Dr. Lesage-Horton, who is board certified, most recently worked at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, she earned her medical […]

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Meredith Merritt, CNM

Brattleboro OB/GYN Welcomes New Midwife

Brattleboro OB/GYN is pleased to welcome new nurse-midwife Meredith Merritt, CNM, to the practice. Merritt received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Vermont in Burlington and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky. She resides in Brattleboro with her husband Peter, their five-month-old […]

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BMH Physician Group Launches New Online Patient Portal for Easier Access to Health Information

With the launch of a new patient portal this month, called “MyHealthPortal”, BMH Physician Group now offers patients the option to access select portions of their health records online. MyHealthPortal, featured on the BMH Physician Group home page will launch June 2014, giving patients fast, easy access to their personal health information. MyHealthPortal is a […]

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BMH Center for Wound Healing Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Center for Wound Healing was recently awarded a Center of Distinction Award, by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction scores over 92%, a minimum 91% wound healing rate within 30 median days to heal, […]

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BMH Receives Top Honors for Campaign Video

On May 15, 2014, the New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) recognized Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with top honors, a Gold Lamplighter Award, for its YouTube video, “We’re Here for You” BMH Employees Reach Out to the Community. The video features hospital staff and physicians who made contributions to BMH’s “Doorway to Exceptional Care” fundraising […]

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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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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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