Hannah Houghton named Director of Provider Practices

Hannah Houghton

WINDSOR, Vt. – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has appointed Hannah Houghton to the position of Director of Provider Practices. In this role, Houghton will have overall practice management responsibility for both Surgical and Primary Care practices at … Continued

Drug Take-Back Day slated for April 29

WINDSOR COUNTY, Vt. — On Saturday, April 29, the Windsor County Sheriff’s Office, local and state law enforcement agencies, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their … Continued

Mt. Ascutney Hospital recognized as Patient-centered Medical Home

Mt. Ascutney Hospital

WINDSOR, Vt. –The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality, has awarded Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) Level 3 Recognition – the highest level attainable – as a Patient … Continued

Colon cancer screening saves lives

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March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so this is a great opportunity to talk to your physician about colon cancer screening. I would like to share some information about colon cancer and what you need to know to decrease … Continued

Put your best fork forward

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March is National Nutrition Month and Springfield Medical Care Systems encourages everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” by making small, healthy shifts in food choices – whether cooking at home or dining out. Choosing a variety of healthy foods … Continued

HCRS celebrates 50 years of serving the community

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental-health agency, is pleased to announce their 50 anniversary this year. The non-profit agency is planning a variety of fun activities and community events as part of this … Continued

 Pediatric Nurse Team is named Employee of the Month

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WINDSOR, Vt. – For many years, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has honored individual employees for outstanding performance with its Employee of the Month award. But guidelines for the award have always allowed for a team nomination as … Continued

Jump Rope & Hoops for Heart event a success!

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt.—On March 16, 2017 students at Saxtons River Elementary School jumped all over heart disease by participating in Jump Rope & Hoops for Heart. Our 98 students raised $2,918.17 for the American Heart Association, which funds research, programs … Continued

Sign-up for 3SquaresVT at CAFC

  CHESTER, Vt. – Are you or someone you know eligible for 3Square VT? Armone Persing of the Vermont Foodbank will be at Chester-Andover Family Center Food Shelf on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. to … Continued

Volunteering has many benefits

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REGION – As of 2016, Vermont stood at number eight in rank for top volunteering states in the US. Volunteering has been linked to lowered stress level, feeling healthier and an improved mood according to a national survey commissioned by … Continued

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