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Tammy Stone Promoted to Lead Blood Bank Tech

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) announced lab technician Tammy Stone has been appointed Lead Blood Bank Tech for BMH Laboratory Services. Tammy came to BMH in 2002 after working at Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Massachusetts. She has worked as a generalist covering all laboratory departments and shifts during that time. Her new duties include overseeing the […]

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BMH to Participate in Donate Life Vermont Register Rally

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is taking part in the Donate Life Vermont Register Rally, a friendly competition between Vermont hospitals to increase the number of organ and tissue donor registrants in the state. Donate Life Vermont is an initiative that aims to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation in the state of Vermont. Currently, less […]

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Yellow Fever Vaccine Now Available to Travelers Through BMH Travel Clinic

The Vermont Department of Health has authorized the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Travel Clinic to purchase and administer the yellow fever vaccine, hospital officials announced today. BMH made the request for authorization as part of their efforts to provide immunizations and travel-related health advice through their travel clinic, formed earlier this year as part of the […]

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New Hand Therapist Joins BMH Rehab Services

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of hand therapist, Chris Vitello, OTR/CHT into its Rehab Services department. Vitello graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) from University of Hartford in 2003. In 2008, he became certified as a hand therapist by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission Board. Vitello is […]

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BMH Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Program Obtains Recertification

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs have successfully renewed their three-year certifications with the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). BMH participated in the one month application process which requires extensive documentation of the program’s practices. The AACVPR reviews benchmarks such as best practice, program quality and improved patient outcomes […]

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New Moms Network November Schedule

The New Moms Network programs happen every Wednesday, 9:30-11:00 AM in the Brew Barry Conference Center Exercise Room, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. This event is open to all new parents (not just the moms) no matter where the baby was born. No registration needed, no charge, and all area moms invited – pregnant or postpartum! […]

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BMH Birthing Center Offers Volunteer Doula Services to Pregnant Moms

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is now providing doula services for pregnant moms through its Birthing Center. BMH program coordinator Carol Schnabel says the Birthing Center currently has 14 women with doula training who have volunteered to be available as needed 24 hours a day, year-round. Families interested in learning more about using this service should contact […]

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Improved Search and Multimedia Features Highlight New Version of BMHVT.org

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital launched a new version of its website, bmhvt.org, which features easier functionality and new content for people in Windham County looking for health care and health-related information. Designed by FirstTracks Marketing Group of Peterborough, New Hampshire, the new bmhvt.org uses drop-down menus for faster access. Users can go directly to the information […]

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Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts November 1

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in the Tyler Conference Room starting Tuesday, November 1. The free, six-week class offers help to participants who wish to stop smoking. A trained facilitator from the Vermont Department of Health Access will run the sessions, which take place every Tuesday through […]

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Safe Driving Class for Senior Citizens, November 5

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering an AARP Safe Driving Class on Saturday, November 5 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. The safe driving class is open to anyone who is 55 years or older, both AARP members and non-members. The class is designed to provide awareness about the impact […]

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