At a gathering of health system leadership, faculty, and fellow residents, Suzanne McGuire, DPM, and Evan Yoo, DPM, were awarded certificates of completion on the evening of Thursday, June 28, at the Mount Anthony Country Club.
Thompson is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Thompson works with Dr. James Poole, CLR medical director, to provide medical care to both long-term care residents and short-term rehabilitation patients at the centers.
The gift constitutes the largest in the health systemís history since Henry W. Putnam, Sr. bequeathed the Bennington public water system for the construction of this community hospital over 100 years ago.
Mack Molding, the privately-owned business of Don Kendall and his family, has donated $5 million for Southwestern Vermont Health Care's emergency department expansion and renovation project at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.
The list features both U.S. healthcare provider organizations and other types of healthcare-specific companies. It has been published every year since 2011. Organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list.
Through an independent review, this list identifies executives who have demonstrated dedication to providing access to high-quality care, participation on rural healthcare committees and boards, regional and national leadership positions, regional or national recognition for their efforts, and excellent organizational performance.
An expert panel will address prevention, treatment and recovery for the top five most common injuries suffered by student athletes. Attendees will learn how to continue playing throughout school and beyond.
Filson has worked as a registered nurse on the medical floors, the intensive care unit, and as a clinical care coordinator at SVMC since 2011. With this appointment, Filson transitions from the nursing team to the medical staff and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group.
Cavalcante received his masters in Physician Assistant Studies and a bachelor's degree in biology both from Union College in Nebraska. His previous medical experience includes positions at Cris Oncology and The Lung Clinic, both in Kissimmee, Fla.
There are multiple screening tests available for colon cancer. For people of average risk, most doctors recommend a stool test every year, a stool DNA test every three years, and a colonoscopy every 10 years. Although colonoscopy is an invasive test, it is especially effective at detecting colon cancer. Plus polyps and lesions can be removed during the test.
To help protect the community, patients and staff, SVMC has temporarily restricted its Visitor Policy, requesting that people who have the flu or flu-like symptoms not visit patients. These symptoms include cough, fever, diarrhea, rash, or known exposure to a contagious illness in the past 14 days. Additionally, no visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed in the hospital until further notice.
The SVHC Foundation Board of Directors consists of 20 members. Directors are nominated by members of the board. The SVHC Foundation's mission is to engage in development and fundraising activities exclusively for the support of the Southwestern Vermont Health Care Corporation.