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BMH Step Into Action Program Walks the Walk

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Committee for Activities and Recognition of Employees (C.A.R.E.) is literally taking step-by-step approach to fitness with a program that motivates people to walk more. The BMH Step Into Action program provides team-oriented goals and individual rewards that encourage staff members and volunteers to stay in shape by paying attention to how much […]

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BMH Comprehensive Breast Care Program Introduces MRI, Genetic Testing Capabilities for High Risk Patients

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital today announced the addition of breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and genetics risk evaluation to the services offered by its Comprehensive Breast Care Program. Both breast MRI and genetics risk evaluation services play a valuable role in identifying people who are at high risk for breast cancer.  To ensure the quality of […]

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Free Workshops Help People Cope with Chronic Health Conditions

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer another series of free Healthier Living Workshops for people coping with chronic health conditions. Stanford University developed the six-week program to empower individuals with chronic diseases and their caregivers to better manage the condition through education, support and skill-building exercises. Classes meet each Tuesday from January 10, 2012 through February […]

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Enright & Company Raises $2,200 for BMH Breast Care Program

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Comprehensive Breast Care Program announced today the receipt of a donation in the amount of $2,243.00 from the Enright & Company hair salon. Through the month of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Enright staff sold pink hair extensions and nail files to customers coming to their location […]

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Upcoming Classes for New and Expecting Moms at BMH Birthing Center

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Birthing Center is offering its next bi-monthly Baby Basics class at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7. Led by registered nurse Margaret Bonifer, this free class gives expecting moms and their partners the straight skinny on what happens during those first few days with a newborn baby. Pre-registration through the bmhvt.org […]

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Local Pediatrician Honored for Immunization Work

The American Academy of Pediatrics acknowledged Dr. Valerie Rooney with a special achievement award for her commitment to increasing immunization rates and improving the health of children. Dr Rooney is a BMH pediatrician working at Just So Pediatrics and Cornerstone Pediatrics. The AAP selects its national award recipients based on comparative evaluations of data collected […]

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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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