WINDSOR, VT – The Governing Boards at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) and Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) have approved an affiliation between the two organizations, extending and deepening an already strong relationship between the two health care providers.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) recently held a public ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch its new private nursing suite designed for breastfeeding or pumping by nursing mothers. The event, held in the Primary Care Clinic off the Main Lobby of Mt. Ascutney Hospital, introduced the Hospital staff and general public to the lactation pod, constructed by leading nursing suite manufacturer Mamava of Burlington, VT.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has announced that it has been selected as a recipient of a 2019 Couch Family Foundation Community Grant.
The grant, which will be distributed over three consecutive years, was awarded in June 2019 to support the Family Wellness Coach in the Hospital’s Family Wellness Program. The grant was awarded following a detailed application process.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) is pleased to announce that general surgeon Dr. Brent White has been named a Top Doctor for 2019 by New Hampshire Magazine. Dr. White also practices at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has announced that Leesa Taft, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP-BC) has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Clinical Operations in Primary Care.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) announced that the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at its Rehabilitation Center has earned a certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This three-year certification recognizes MAHHC’s commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has announced the addition of a wide-bore Espree 1.5 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner. The unit will be available on-site at the Hospital campus in Windsor, Vermont every other Monday starting January 14, 2019. The wide-bore MRI will join the closed-bore MRI, which is at MAHHC every Thursday.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, (MAHHC) has named Otelah Perry, MS, MT, MB, CMQOE as its new Director of Quality, Patient Safety, and Compliance. The position, created in 2016, is part of the Hospital’s Senior Leadership Team, with Perry reporting to Dr. Joseph Perras, President, CEO, and Chief Medical Officer.
As Director of Quality, Patient Safety, and Compliance, Perry is responsible for the administration of quality and patient safety initiatives, and ensuring compliance with state and federal healthcare regulations.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, (MAHHC) has introduced Dr. Kimberly Youngren as a new member of the Hospital’s medical team focused on medical interventions to address acute and chronic pain.
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) will once again offer flu vaccinations to help residents of the Upper Valley avoid the physical discomfort of flu season. But to help residents avoid waiting in line, MAHHC now offers express appointments during regular business hours on designated flu shot days.