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SVMC Podiatry Residency Graduates Two Residents

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.

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Symptoms of Summer

Below are a few quick reminders for enjoying summer without the most common health-related pitfalls.

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Appoints New Medical Staff Leadership

Dr. Themarge Small of SVMC OB/GYN was elected president and Dr. Marie George, an infectious disease specialist at SVMC Multispecialty Practice, was elected vice president.

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Nurse Joins Centers for Living and Rehabilitation

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.

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SVHC Offers Variety of Classes, Programs

Southwestern Vermont Health Care offers classes and events to help patients learn more about their health in groups.

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SVHC Gathers Evidence for World-Record Submission

Currently, the Southwestern Vermont Health Care team is gathering evidence necessary to present the event for inclusion in the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Biz Briefs: Mack Molding Gives $5 Million to SVMC ER Project

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.

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Mack Molding Donates $5M Toward SVHC's ER Renovation

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.

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New Doctor Named to SVMC Board of Trustees

Salem is a general surgeon in the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center General Surgery department with more than 20 years of experience as a physician.

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SVMC Board Welcomes Retired Nurse

McGuire is a graduate of Vermont College/Norwich University and has worked the past 41 years as a registered professional nurse.

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Two Named to SVHC Foundation's Northshire Regional Advisory Board

Southwestern Vermont Health Care Foundation's Northshire Regional Advisory Board has welcomed two new members: Julie Citron and Carol Patterson.

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SVHC to Hold Centennial Community Day on June 10

The day's events are extensive and include activities for all ages. It is free and open to the public. It will be completely tented and will take place rain or shine.

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Top 10 Things to Know about SVMC's Attempt to Claim the World Record for the Largest Jump Rope Race Ever

Southwestern Vermont Health Care will attempt to claim the world record for the largest jump rope race on the day of its 100th anniversary on Sunday, June 10

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SVHC Foundation Appoints Senior Gifts Officer

Keller was associate director of leadership giving at Bennington College since 2009. In her new role, she will support the SVHC Foundation in its mission to raise funds for SVHC.

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SVHC Named One of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

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.

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes Medical Staff

In addition to the awards, several providers were recognized for their years of service. Among them, doctors Paul Rosenthal and Michael Welther were honored for their 30-year service to the community.

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SVHC Auxiliary Hosts Exhibit of School Childrenís Artwork in the Corridor Gallery

The show includes pieces selected from more than 200 kindergarten through 12th-grade students representing each of the eight schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union.

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SVHC's CEO Named One of Becker's List of '50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know'

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.

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Panel to Discuss the Top Five Student-Athlete Injuries

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.

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New Nurse Joins Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's Hospital Medicine Department

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.

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SVMC Welcomes New Physician Assistant to Northshire Campus

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.

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Colonoscopies: A Worthwhile Effort

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.

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SVHC Foundation Names 2018 Vision Award Honorees

The awards recognize individuals who have made significant contributions in support of SVHCís mission and the community.

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SVMC Issues Flu Alert and Visitor Policy Update

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.

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SVHC Foundation Welcomes Two To Its Leadership Team

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.

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