• Homegrown: Training North Country Kids For a Career in Medicine
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Homegrown: Training North Country Kids For a Career in Medicine

Ten years ago, high school student Joey Tousignant enrolled in career exploration program called New Visions at UVM Health Network-Alice Hyde Medical Center. The program offers motivated, high-achieving students an insider’s view into a wide range of health care roles through college-level courses, supervised clinical experience and job shadows with Emergency Department physicians, pediatricians, nurses, occupational therapists and much more. Fast forward a decade and that hig [...]

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Getting the Care You Need

A guide to help you receive the right care in most appropriate setting

Need Care? Know Where to Go. As the pandemic presses on and the national shortage of health care workers intensifies, it’s more important than ever to understand your health care options to ensure you receive the right level of care in the most appropriate setting. Health care options for North Country residents often[...]

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Alice Hyde's Occupational Therapists Innovate to Put Patients First

Whether it’s in an inpatient, outpatient, or long-term-care setting, Alice Hyde’s Occupational Therapists, Sara Sloan, OTR/L, and Jeff Miller, OTR/L, both have one goal — teaching people how to adapt to their physical limitations, injuries or disabilities — and a hundred different ways to reach that goal. &ldquo[...]

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ISS, Nursing Teams Work Stronger Together to Keep Families Connected

Health care has always been a team effort, but  during the COVID-19 pandemic working Stronger    Together to put patients first can have a dramatic, positive impact on the lives of our patients and families. That’s why the members of our Information       Services and Nursing team[...]

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A Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Benefits Us All

As we, along with the rest of our country, learn of the horrible slayings in Georgia and wait in anticipation for the trial of Derek Chavin to begin in Minnesota, we are committed to joining all those who have raised their voices for action to end the systematic and structural racism. The North Country is not immune from these injustices.  [...]

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Alice Hyde's Radiology Team Thinks Outside-the-Box to Put Patient First

The radiology team at Alice Hyde cares for patients across a wide spectrum — from those with broken bones to individuals wrestling with the possibility of a cancer diagnosis. When the team sees a patient struggling with the anxiety that often comes with the cancer screening process, they pull together to     ensure the [...]

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Poison Awareness During the Pandemic

Tens of thousands of children under the age of 6 end up in emergency rooms each year due to accidental poisoning. The COVID-19 pandemic – which has forced families to spend more time at home, and pushed parents to keep larger supplies of chemicals[...]

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Disinfectant Safety During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in numerous ways – including how we approach routine tasks like disinfecting common surfaces in our homes, how often we wash or sanitize our hands, and the number of questions we have about children and disinfectant safety. As the pandemic has forced families and children to spend more [...]

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Working Stronger Together to Build Our New Pharmacy

In February the members of Alice Hyde’s Pharmacy Department walked into their new facility for the first time, after months of work that included teams from throughout the organization and focused on providing a state-of-the-art space for our pharmacy team as they support our clinical teams and provide medications to patients both here at [...]

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Facilities, Environmental Services help Nurse Put Patients First

Alice Hyde’s Readmissions Project is focused on putting patients first not only while they’re in the hospital, but once they return home. The program connects patients with education, support and tools to help them manage chronic diseases and conditions at home and keep themselves out of the hospital. For Gabrielle Scott, R[...]

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