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.
In fact, the time between when a new antibiotic is introduced and when resistance starts to be noticed among bacteria has fallen from 10 years to just 1. These developments have given rise to the "super bugs." These bacteria can be resistant to nearly every antibiotic developed to kill them.
The practice is now open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the newly renovated suite 104 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington. Both patients with and without dental coverage will be accepted.
Roberts earned a dual master's degree in nursing and as an acute and primary pediatric nurse practitioner from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. In addition, she holds a master's in nursing with adult acute and critical care nurse practitioner certification from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
A "dingy" waiting room at the Women's and Children's Unit was brightened up with new wall colors and paintings, new seating and several interactive play areas with an underwater theme, all with a large window looking out at the Green Mountains. A similar makeover was done to the waiting area in the pediatrics practice but with a jungle theme.
With more than 20 years of health insurance leadership experience, O'Grady serves as executive vice president of commercial and Medicare business and chief marketing officer for Capital District Physicians' Health Plan.
In her new role at SVHC, Marano will provide administrative leadership to the hospitalís 19 primary and specialty care practices, Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and several hospital-based services, including Imaging, Laboratory, and Rehabilitation services. She will also work to develop the health systemís strategies for creating additional community health care programs.
One award every year is presented for each of the organizationís five core values: quality, empathy, safety, teamwork and stewardship. The employees who received the awards are noted standard bearers and role models within the organization.
Brooks earned her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. She holds a PhD in molecular biology from Princeton University in New Jersey and both bachelor's and master's degrees in biological sciences from Stanford University in California.
Last month, five surveyors from the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living arrived unannounced for their yearly survey. They reviewed the facility for three days to check that the nursing home is meeting each of more than 300 standards covering every aspect of care, including administration, cleanliness, nursing care, activity programming, protection of resident rights and food service.