|New Member Joins CHP Board|
Goewey is the shelter director at the Elizabeth Freeman Women's Center, where she has also worked as a domestic violence and sexual assault counselor and advocate. She is the former executive director of the Council on Aging in Sheffield and worked in municipal finance and administrative roles for several towns in Berkshire County.
|Nutritionist Joins CHP Neighborhood Health Center|
Garner is a clinical nutritionist and wellness educator with expertise in medical nutrition counseling, fitness and health education. She places emphasis on integrative nutrition, program design and practical methods for implementing dietary changes.
|SVHC Honors Employees for Service to Mission|
One award every year is presented for each of the organization's 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.
|New Doctor Joins Oncology Team at BMC Cancer Center|
Dr. Fynan is accepting new patients in need of medical oncology services and joins doctors Michael DeLeo, Trevor Bayliss, Sean Mullally and Nasir Ahmad in providing comprehensive care at the Cancer Center.
|Choosing a Nurse Practitioner As Your Primary Care Provider|
As clinicians that blend clinical skill in diagnosing and treating health conditions with consideration for disease prevention and health management, NPs provide comprehensive care to patients every day.
|Get Covered, Stay Covered: It's Open Enrollment Time|
CHP enrollment specialists can assist income-eligible residents who are renewing their insurance and those who are applying for first-time coverage. CHP specialists are available to assist anyone, not only CHP patients.
|SVMC Nurse Named as a Vermont Business Magazine Rising Star|
Cross has worked as the SVMC/Vermont Blueprint for Health Community Team Leader since February, where she is responsible for patient-centered medical homes, the women's health initiative, medication-assisted treatment programs, care coordination, and various population-health initiatives.
|SVHC Foundation Welcomes Three Directors to its Leadership|
"Each of these esteemed women is well known in her community and highly respected among her colleagues," said Leslie Keefe, SVHC's vice president of corporate development. "Their professional experiences and thoughtfulness will serve the foundation well in its mission to engage our community in support of our health system."
|New Doctor Joins SVMC Pownal Office|
Rawle completed her residency in family medicine at the Stanford-O'Connor Hospital Residency Program in California. She attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York.
|Great American Smokeout Set For Nov. 15|
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, accounting for 29 percent of all cancer deaths. In fact, smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns and illegal drugs combined.
|BMC Receives Straight A Grade for Patient Safety|
BMC is one of only 42 "Straight A" hospitals in the United States to be awarded an "A" every grading cycle since 2012.
|BMC Expands Rehabilitation Care with Addition of Two Physicians|
They will join Dr. Francis Bohdiewicz and Dr. Douglas Molin at Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services of BMC.
|Berkshire Ambulance, Emergency Room Officials Oppose Question 1|
The phrase "holding the wall" hasn't really been used much in describing emergency services in Berkshire County. But, local EMS providers say that could be a real possibility if Question 1 is passed.
The term is used to describe any time when a patient is in the ambulance waiting to be ushered into the emergency department than is absolutely necessary. Ambulance companies don't want to be "holding the wall" but instead of getting the rig back into service.
|CHP Berkshire Pediatrics Expands Primary Care Team|
Berkowitz holds a master's degree in physician assistant studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has a second master's degree in neuroscience and behavior from UMass-Amherst, as well as a B.S. in biology from UMass-Amherst.