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North Country Hospital named “Most Wired” Hospital

NORTH COUNTRY HOSPITAL NAMED 2017 MOST WIRED – MOST IMPROVED NEWPORT, VT JULY 13, 2017 Most wired hospitals use technology to partner with patients on their health, and this is the second consecutive year that North Country Hospital has been named a “Most Wired” hospital. In 2016, the hospital received the accolade in the “Small […]

New Healthcare Scholarships Awarded to Local Students by North Country Hospital

Seventeen new healthcare scholarships were recently awarded to local high school seniors and above, totaling $14,000. In addition, North Country Hospital renews scholarships for consecutive years providing students stay in healthcare education and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Each year the scholarship review committee makes selections based on student essays, transcripts, extra-curricular activitie...

North Country Hospital Employees Complete AHA Certification

North Country Hospital Employees Complete AHA Certification North Country Hospital Environmental Services (EVS) employees recently completed a six week “CHEST” certification course designed by the American Hospital Association. “CHEST” stands for Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician, which is a course of training that sets national standards specifically for environmental...

North Country Hospital the First in Vermont to Receive New Quality-Based Accreditation

North Country Hospital the First in Vermont to Receive New Quality-Based Accreditation North Country Hospital announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from DNV GL – Healthcare. By earning accreditation, the hospital has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “The […]

Start the Conversation about Managing Your Healthcare Decisions Now

Start the Conversation about Managing Your Healthcare Decisions Now April 16-22 is National Healthcare Decisions Week. It is a time for all of us to become involved in a discussion about health care—our health care and about how we want to live until we die. It is a time to talk about choice and respect—our […]

Public Screening of “All of Me”

When: Thursday October 13 Where: Goodrich Memorial Library New documentary All of Me on eating disorders tours across Vermont Kingdom County Productions is proud to launch its new documentary film All of Me by award winning filmmaker Bess O’Brien. The film will tour Vermont this September and October. Twenty four screenings are scheduled across the […]

Diabetes Prevention Program

Having a healthy weight can help people prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. A Diabetes Prevention Program can help to keep you healthy and on the right track. North Country Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program can help people who participate lose weight while learning about healthy lifestyle choices, label reading, healthy choices when […]

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

North Country Hospital’s Speech-Language Pathology department is offering FREE speech, language, communication, hearing and swallowing screenings to persons of all ages. Have you ever wondered “Why isn’t my child speaking?”, “Why doesn’t my child understand me? “Why am I coughing when I take a drink?” “Why am I having a hard time managing meats or […]

North Country Hospital Earns Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

Newport, Vermont October 27, 2015 — North Country Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung […]

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