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SVHC Thanks Local Businesses

healthcare workers, working long hours caring for COVID-19 patients and others, needed a reminder to take a few moments to care for their own health and wellbeing. Businesses answered with donations of items that helped our staff remember to take care of themselves.

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SVMC: Hand Pain Solutions

The event is appropriate for any person who experiences hand pain, along with members of their families. Presenter Dr. David Veltre will share the most common causes of hand pain and the treatments he offers to help resolve it. Attendees will learn what they can do to maintain or recover their hand function.

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SVMC Opens Visitation for Fully Vaccinated Adults

The change follows the loosening of visitor restrictions at hospitals enacted by Vermont Governor Phil Scott last week.

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SVHC Medical Matters Weekly: April 14 Show

Dr. Levine is Vermont's Commissioner of Health. They will discuss Dr. Levine's personal perspective of his work over the last year.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 2

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SVHC To Use And Maintain Former SVC Fields

The agreement covers the soccer and baseball fields, and is expected to remain in effect until at least Dec. 1, 2021, when it will be reviewed by both parties.

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SVMC Primary Care Practices Recognized For Patient-Centered Care

SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus in Wilmington, SVMC Internal Medicine in Bennington, SVMC Northshire Campus in Manchester, SVMC Pediatrics in Bennington, and SVMC Pownal Campus in Pownal have all received recognition.

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Regulators Give SVMC's Renal Dialysis Unit High Marks

Last week, the department underwent a 3-day survey and licensure review, including patient interviews, staff interviews, records reviews, and more. The survey happens once every 3 years.

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SVMC Seeks Participation in Community Health Needs Assessment Survey

Conducted every three years, the Community Health Needs Assessment process allows SVMC to understand the current health needs of its region, assess the services available to residents, and identify where and how improvements can be made. Information and opinions will be collected using a digital survey and virtual forums targeted to specific communities.

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SVHC's Medical Matters Weekly: March 31

Dr. Leffler is the president and chief operating officer of the University of Vermont Medical Center. The two will discuss the state of health care from the perspective of the state's largest healthcare organization.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update March 26

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SVMC Welcomes New Gastroenterologist

Furman is board-certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and specializes in comprehensive treatment of the digestive system, with a particular focus on neuro-gastroenterology and chronic conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux and chronic abdominal pain syndromes.

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SVHC Cancer Center Receives American College of Surgeon's Accreditation

To earn CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every 3 years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered cancer care.

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SVMC Offers Expanded Childbirth Education Series Online

The class is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Education Class.

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Vermont Educators and School Staff Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

They were the first two of three clinics that will be held to ensure that educators and school staff are vaccinated, according to Vermont's vaccine rollout plan.

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SVHC: Medical Matters Weekly Features Telemedicine Expert

Curtis the medical director of Connected Care and the Center for Telehealth at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and an associate professor of Emergency Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. The two will discuss telemedicine before, during, and after the pandemic and the future of medicine.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update: March 19

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SVMC Selected For National Multi-Hospital Cooperation To Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates

The HSCB COP initiative is three year project including 20 hospitals and their community partners nationwide.

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SVHC Previews Next Medical Matters Weekly

The two will discuss Baker-Porazinski's personal experience with COVID-19 and her interest in integrative medicine.

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SVHC Foundation Announces Annual Fund Leadership

They include Nancy Kimball of Manchester Center; Keith Michl, of Dorset; Leslie Morgenthal of Pownal; and Marv Neuman of West Dover. Michael McKenna of Bennington was chosen to chair the fund last November.

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SVHC Surpasses Fundraising Goal For SVC Campus

McKenna said Grateful Bennington raised over $566,000 from 450 donors. He said 80 percent of the donors were from Bennington, but people donated from as far as Hawaii.

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