Who better understands the needs of a busy community hospital than the caregivers and staff who work there? That’s the whole idea behind the Employee Giving Fund (EGF) at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. Each year, employees of the Hospital join together to help fund new equipment purchases and support special programs to improve patient care or employee performance. EGF grants also support special needs at Ottauquechee Health Center (OHC) and requests from other affiliated programs of the Hospital.
WINDSOR, VT – The Mt. Ascutney Prevention Partnership (MAPP), a prevention coalition based at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, was recently awarded a $45,000 grant from The Fanny Holt Ames and Edna Louise Holt Fund. The Fund was created to provide support to not-for-profit organizations serving the health and medical needs of individuals living in communities surrounding Grafton, Vermont.
WINDSOR, VT— Jill Lord, RN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Patient Care Services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC), has been named the Vermont Medical Society’s Citizen of the Year for 2014. The award is given annually to a non-physician resident of Vermont who has made significant contributions to the health of Vermonters.
WINDSOR, VT—The Valley Business Journal concluded its annual “Best of the Best” Reader’s Choice Awards, with Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center’s (MAHHC) Maggie Moore, winning the most votes in the category of “Best Nurse” in the Upper Valley region of Vermont/New Hampshire.
WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center’s (MAHHC) Rehabilitation Unit has earned the highest degree of recognition a medical center can receive by achieving Three-Year Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The Hospital was recognized for their high level of quality care and patient centered acute care rehabilitation treatment and is the only facility in the Northern New England to achieve this level of accreditation.
WINDSOR, VT, April 4, 2014 – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a non-profit community hospital, has been recognized with the Silver Level Worksite Wellness Award from the Vermont Department of Health and the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, a physical fitness and advocacy volunteer group appointed by the Governor. This marks the third consecutive year that the Hospital has been honored by the organization for its efforts to foster a healthy workplace, as well as the highest level of recognition achieved.
WINDSOR, VT, February 26, 2014 – Windsor Connection Resource Center (WCRC), a collaborative service organization led by Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center has been named as a finalist for the 2014 Hospital Charitable Service Awards, a national competition presented by Jackson Healthcare to celebrate excellence in charitable programs. WCRC was one of only forty finalists chosen nationwide.
WINDSOR, VT – Kevin Donovan, CEO of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, was recently presented with the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, one of the most esteemed honors in the healthcare industry. Mt. Ascutney, a not-for-profit hospital, was honored for its innovative programs that continue to improve the health and well-being of the towns they serve at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
WINDSOR — The outpatient clinics at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor and the Ottauquechee Health Center in Woodstock have won recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance for meeting standards designed to enhance patient care.
The national standards, for the NCQA's "Patient-Centered Medical Home'' program, promote better access and continuity of care, better planning and management of care, improved self-care, tracking and coordination, and performance measurement and quality improvement.