Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

July 2018

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Collaborates with Hartland Elementary and Other Area Schools to Promote Health and Prevent Disease

As part of Vermont’s statewide public health initiative 3-4-50, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) is teaming up with local schools to cultivate an early interest in healthy behaviors among children and their families. MAHHC representatives are making a series of visits to area schools to encourage healthy choices, most recently at Hartland Elementary School in Hartland, Vermont.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Names Sara Gosselin, Radiology Supervisor, Employee of the Month for June 2018

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has announced the selection of Sara Gosselin, RT (R) (M) (CT) ARRT as Employee of the Month for June, 2018. Gosselin serves as MAHHC Radiology Supervisor.

As Radiology Supervisor, Gosselin directs and coordinates radiology and diagnostic imaging procedures, and oversees staff in the operation of imaging equipment, while supporting patient care by resolving radiology issues with staff members and working to maintain quality assurance in a safe environment.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Welcomes Vermont Governor Phil Scott for Healthcare Reform and Community Health Roundtable Discussion

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) hosted Vermont Governor Phil Scott, members of his cabinet, and extended cabinet on Monday, July 23 for a lunchtime roundtable discussion about the Hospital’s experiences and insights related to healthcare reform and community health initiatives. The Governor and his team also took a tour of the Hospital’s recently renovated Acute Rehabilitation Center. In addition to the Governor’s team, attendees included Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Joanne M. Conroy, MD, as well as several Windsor County legislators.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center joins community effort to restart Rachel’s Kitchen breakfast program, appeals to donors and volunteers

With food insecurity a pressing problem for many people in Windsor county, Rachel’s Kitchen free breakfast program at the United Methodist Church in Windsor, Vermont, provided an important source of nutritious breakfast for local people until a lack of funding and volunteers forced it to close its doors in late May 2018. Recognizing the importance of the program to health and wellness for those it serves, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has joined with a group of committed local organizations to quickly re-establish this vital community resource.