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BMH Kicks Off Community Engagement Portion of “The Doorway to Exceptional Care” Capital Campaign Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) announced the start of the community engagement portion of its Emergency Department capital campaign today. The hospital is seeking to raise $3.5 million to renovate and expand the 31-year-old facility. Co-chaired by Art Greenbaum and Martha O’Connor, […]

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Aaron Shams Helminski, MD

Aaron Shams Helminski, MD, Joins BMH Hospitalist Staff

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced Aaron Shams Helminski, MD, has joined its Department of Hospitalist Medicine. Dr. Helminski attended University of Vermont in Burlington for both his pre-med and doctoral programs. He completed an internship in internal medicine at University of Hawaii in 2011 and returned to UVM/Fletcher Allen to complete his residency in 2013, where […]

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BMH Adds Insurance Exchange Navigator to Community Health Team

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Community Health Team announced the hiring of Joan Bowman as a Navigator for Vermont’s new insurance exchange program. As a trained and certified Vermont Health Connect exchange navigator, Bowman’s role is to make sure individuals, families and small businesses in Windham County understand their options and have access to the tools […]

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BMH Center for Cardiovascular Health to Hold Open House, Art Exhibit, September 18

The Center for Cardiovascular Health at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital invites the community to an open house on Wednesday, September 18 from 5:30 to 7:0 PM. Located on the top floor of the Richards Building, the Center provides a single point of care for patients with heart and cardiovascular disease. According to Medical Director, Dr. Mark […]

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Mary Ellen Esser

BMH Hired New Director of Risk Management

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital officials announced the hiring of Mary Ellen Esser, RN as Director of Risk Management, Patient Safety and Credentialing. Esser has more than 15 years of experience in the field of medical risk management, performance improvement and infection control. Most recently, she was the Interim Director of Quality for Gerald Champion Regional Medical […]

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National Breast Cancer Foundation

BMH Receives National Breast Cancer Foundation Grant

Will fund nurse navigation services for third straight year Officials at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) has awarded a grant in the amount of $22,560 to help continue providing nurse navigation services as part of the hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Care program. The NBCF awarded similar one-year grants to […]

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BMH Main Entrance Re-Opens

Rep. Peter Welch and Gov. Peter Shumlin take part in ribbon-cutting ceremony marking end of first phase of Emergency Department Project The Main Entrance of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital re-opened to the public on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, and the new ambulatory entrance for the Emergency Department opened the following day. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is expanding […]

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BMH Lobby Cafe – Opening Delayed

Update to previous posting: (08/23/2013) Due to construction delays the BMH Lobby Cafe will not be opening on August 26. Stay tuned for more information. —————————- Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced it will open its new Lobby Cafe in the newly renovated Main Entrance on Monday, August 26. The Lobby Cafe replaces the coffee shop that […]

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Robert Rovella

BMH Hires New Finance Director

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital official announced they have hired Bob Rovella to be the new Director of Finance. Rovella joins BMH after serving as Director of Finance at Central Vermont Medical Center in Barre, Vermont. Previously, he has held similar positions at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Massachusetts and Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, New […]

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John Todd, APRN

New Healthcare Provider Joins Putney Family Healthcare

Putney Family Healthcare announced that John Todd, APRN, FNP has joined the practice and will begin seeing new patients on August 1st. Todd received his Family Nurse Practitioner license from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2003, after completing his Master’s of Science in Nursing at UMASS-Amherst. He has practiced medicine in a number of […]

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