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.
Since its inception in 1995, Mt. Ascutney’s outreach programs have addressed local health-related issues and built collaborative relationships aided towards the betterment of the community. Its Substance Abuse Prevention Program has made significant progress in reducing tobacco use and high risk behavior in middle school and high school students. Conveniently located in Windsor, the Community Health Clinic and the Connection Resource Center offer free health care and case management services for the uninsured and underinsured and increases access to health care and supportive services to patients in rural areas.
The Foster G. McGaw Prize honors health delivery organizations (hospitals, health systems, integrated networks and self-defined community partnerships) that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service. The Foster G. McGaw Prize is sponsored by the Baxter International Foundation, the American Hospital Association (AHA), and the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET). Sponsored by the Baxter International Foundation, the American Hospital Association, and the Health Research & Educational Trust, the Foster G. McGaw Prize is awarded to health delivery organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
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Kevin Donovan, CEO of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center.