2018 marks year 12 that North Country Hospital has supported the week-long, healthcare job shadowing program MedQuest, sponsored by AHEC (Northeastern Vermont Area Health Education Center). High school sophomores from northeastern and central Vermont apply for an opportunity to participate in a structured educational program where they learn about job-shadowing health professionals, acquire basic ...
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What is OT? Occupational Therapy focuses on helping you take part in the activities you need to do each day. Your “occupation” is the activity that “occupies your time”. Learning, being able to do things by yourself, using your hand after an injury, are all “occupations” and participating in them is important to maintain […]
Spring is here and The Wellness Center is here with a brand new calendar of classes and events! Spring Summer 2018 Brochure Finishing STRONG Brochure
Each year North Country Hospital provides a small gift to each member of the Medical Staff, honoring them for Doctor’s Day. This year the Medical Staff Executive Committee suggested that instead of a gift an equal amount of money could be contributed to the med staff fund, which in turn gives back to programs in […]
North Country Hospital Pharmacy Department Receives Two Industry Awards Newport- The pharmacy professionals at North Country Hospital were recently presented with the Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) 2017 Best Practices Award as well as being named 2017 Site of the Year Award for the East Region. Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is a national independent pharmacy service provider […]
Win one of two grocery shopping sprees at Vista Foods on Saturday October 21 at 8:30 am. North Country Hospital and Vista Foods have teamed up to raise money for the North Country Hospital Patient Care Initiatives Fund. Get your raffle ticket at Vista Foods at the Customer Service Desk or at The Window Box […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 […]
North Country Hospital Named One of the Top Critical Access Hospitals in the Country North Country Hospital was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This achievement is very gratifying and validates our daily commitment to providing […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Here is your chance to win a seven-night, all inclusive dream vacation for 2 with open travel dates. The Winner may choose from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Falmoluth, Jamaica or a destination of choice. The value of the trip is $3,250.00. No Cash Value. *Includes airfare for 2 adults from Boston, lodging, meals and beverages, taxes […]
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 […]
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 […]
NORTH COUNTRY REHABILATION WANTS YOU TO KNOW IT’S PT MONTH North Country Hospital has two Clinics offering PT Services, one in Barton, and one right here at NCH. PTs are experts in movement and want to help you, your family and friends to maintain mobility and quality of life. PTs use treatment techniques that are […]
North Country Hospital Celebrates Healthcare IT Week – Oct 5-9 When you think of North Country Hospital, your first thought is probably not about the technology used throughout the hospital and clinics. However, over the past 20 years, there have been remarkable technological improvements that have made a tremendous impact on how North Country Hospital […]
This colorful summer salad packs a lot of flavor, considering how few ingredients and how little of your time it requires. And, you’ll get an added kick of vitamin A from the fresh basil. Use the peeler lengthwise rather than horizontally to create long, beautiful green and yellow ribbons of squash. Ingredients 1/2 cup cider […]
Here are some tips on how to safely enjoy the 4th of July weekend. Leave Fireworks to the Professionals Vermont state law prohibits private citizens from using, selling, or possessing fireworks. Additionally, fireworks purchased legally elsewhere and then transported into the state are strictly prohibited. There are a variety of fireworks displays supervised by professionals […]
North Country Hospital will be performing a full-scale emergency drill in Newport on June 19th. The drill will consist of a simulated fire scenario at Derby Green Nursing Home and will incorporate North Country Hospital and North Country Career Center as an alternate care site. This drill will be a practical exercise to implement our […]