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SVHC Welcomes New Legal Counsel

In addition to acting as counsel to SVHC, Morrissey will continue operating his private law practice in Bennington. The late Tom Jacobs had served as SVHC's general counsel until his death in 2020.

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SVHC Schedules Vaccination Clinic Saturday

Both adults and children ages 12 and over can get vaccinated during this clinic. The clinic will administer Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to those 12 18 and Johnson & Johnson to those 18 and above.

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SVMC Celebrates Nurses Week

As a part of activities to celebrate Nurses Week, nurses and leadership from Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care, gathered at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in the Memorial Garden on the eastern end of the hospital campus for a nursing celebration.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes State Veterinarian for Tick-Borne Illness Discussion

The show will air at a special time, 11 a.m., and will cover everything you need to know about ticks and tick-borne disease.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Hospital Association President

The show will cover VAHHS's impact on patient care statewide, both throughout the pandemic and beyond.

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Director of Bennington's Turning Point Center to Appear on Medical Matters Weekly

Haley is a Bennington native. He first worked with Turning Point as a volunteer and as a member of the Board of Directors, including as Board President. He is a certified recovery coach and part of the Peer Recovery Emergency Department Program.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 23

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SVMC: Event About Substance Abuse Recovery

This event is appropriate for people with substance use disorder and their families and anyone interested in decreasing substance use in our communities. Participants will gain hopeful insights on how they, their friends, and neighbors can navigate the transition from substance abuse to a healthy and happy substance-free lifestyle.

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SVHC Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon to Medical Matters Weekly

Dr. Schneiderbauer leads the Orthopedics Department at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) in Bennington, VT. The two will discuss local innovations in orthopedic care during the pandemic, including the practice's launch of the same-day surgery program for total joint replacements.

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SVMC Announces Winners Of Its DAISY Awards

Patients nominate nurses, and a committee presents one award each month.

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SVMC Community Survey

According to SVMC, the online survey takes between 5 and eight minutes and will inform future programs and services.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 9

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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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