Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

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Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Names Orthopedic Physician Assistant

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a non-profit community hospital, has hired Katie Macko as an Orthopedic Physician Assistant. In this role, Macko is responsible for providing the initial evaluation necessary for the triage and treatment of patients in the Orthopedic Department. She monitors medical conditions of patients with knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, foot and ankle injuries.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Hires Plastic Surgeon

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a non-profit community hospital, has hired Gerald A. Drabyn, MD, FACS, as a Plastic Surgeon. In this role, Dr. Drabyn is responsible for plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery at Mt. Ascutney Hospital. He has 35 years of experience in hand, skin, burn and other cosmetic surgeries. Dr. Drabyn also specializes in breast reconstruction, reduction and eyelid issues for seniors.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Hires Hospitalist Physician

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a nonprofit community hospital, has hired Joel Elzweig as a hospitalist physician.  In this role, Dr. Elzweig is responsible for the inpatient hospital care of patients who do not have an assigned attending physician. He provides direction to nursing staff and mid-level providers while fostering relationships with patients, visitors, physicians, and the entire Mt. Ascutney Hospital community.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Partners with HB Energy Solutions and Green Mountain Power

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a nonprofit community hospital, has entered into a partnership with Springfield Net Metering (the solar arm of HB Energy Solutions) and Green Mountain Power in a new endeavor that will result in financial savings for the Hospital. A portion of Mt. Ascutney Hospital’s electricity will be produced by solar panels owned and managed by Springfield Net Metering. The solar panels are connected to the Green Mountain Power electrical grid, where the energy created is metered.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center & Ottauquechee Health Center Announce Free Flu Clinics

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center and Ottauquechee Health Center are offering the Flu vaccine during free flu clinics through November. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Vermont Health Department recommend that everyone aged six months and older receive a flu shot. The nationwide standard flu vaccine is available free of charge. Registration is not required however children 17 and under must be accompanied by a guardian or parent.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Host 20th Annual Rehabilitation Reunion

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a nonprofit community hospital, held their annual Rehabilitation Reunion on September 19th as part of National Rehabilitation Week. The event celebrated the survival, recovery and ongoing functional improvements of patients who have experienced an injury or illness and received rehabilitation services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital. In addition, guest speakers educated the community about the benefits and impact rehabilitation has on patients by helping them return to daily activities and full productive lives.

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.

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