Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

August 2012

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Announces Community Fair

Second annual community fair to be held August 25th

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a nonprofit community hospital, will hold its second annual Ottauquechee Health Center (OHC) Community Fair on Saturday, August 25th from 11am- 3pm. The event is free to the public and will feature educational demonstrations focusing on healthy lifestyles. The fair will also have activities for children including face painting, magic shows and games.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Ottauquechee Health Center Implements eCHART

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center and Ottauquechee Health Center have announced they will begin using an Electronic Health Record (EHR) known as eChart. With this program, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Ottauquechee Health Center will be able to safely and securely store detailed health information in an electronic database which can be viewed, updated and shared among physicians, medical staff and other electronically connected providers to better manage and coordinate patients’ healthcare.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Graduates Students from Dare to Care Program

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a not-for-profit hospital, recently graduated three junior high and high school students from its Dare To Care student volunteer program. The 17-hour course offers 13 to 18 year olds the opportunity to learn about careers in healthcare by working directly with Hospital staff as a patient care assistant. Participants are taught communication skills and confidentiality policies in class settings. Dare To Care volunteers are also trained in infection control methods and CPR during clinical portions of the curriculum.

Ottauquechee Health Center Hosts 2nd Annual Community Fair

WOODSTOCK, VT – Ottauquechee Heath Center (OHC), a department of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, recently held its second annual community fair. The event was free to the public and featured educational screenings and demonstrations focused on healthy lifestyles. Attendees also learned about the Hospital’s services including hand therapy, same day surgery and hospice care. In addition, the fair held activities for children including face painting, magic shows and games.