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  • Homegrown: Training North Country Kids For a Career in Medicine
  • 10 Minutes is Better Than No Minutes
  • Don't Delay Care

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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Food Insecurity, COVID-19 and the Holidays

During the holidays we celebrate in a variety of ways: gathering as families and friends, exchanging gifts, and of course, with food – whether it’s a special dish that has become your family’s holiday tradition, or the act of creating seasonal foods like Christmas Cookies together. But this year, as the COVID-19 pande[...]

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Alice Hyde's Laboratory Team Puts Patients First

Since reopening our non-essential patient care services in late April -- about one month after shutting down many services during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York State – things have looked different for nearly every patient and employee at Alice Hyde. From our new patient experience at providers’ offices, to[...]

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Having a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when we come together with friends, relatives and loved ones – but this year is different. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a serious threat to our community, and we know that private gatherings like dinner parties and game nights have the potential to create high-risk environments for transmission of this [...]

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Turning the Tide Against COVID-19 During Thanksgiving

What we all need to think of before the holiday

COVID-19 is spreading faster and wider in our region than we have seen before. And, with Thanksgiving right around the corner, this opportunistic virus is ready to take a stronger grip on our community if we are not careful. Many of us are thinking about spending time with family and friends we have not seen in person for a long time d[...]

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Tips as We Transition Back to Virtual Learning

With the news that our school systems have made the difficult decision to transition to all virtual learning through the beginning of January, many families are facing numerous challenges – from how the change will impact parents’ work schedules to concerns about how to help children get the most out of online classes and adjust to a[...]

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Keeping Care Close to Home for PET Scan Patients

Keeping care close to home for our patients is one of Alice Hyde’s key missions in the community, and as the ongoing public health crisis continues to force health care organizations across the country to reimagine how to best deliver safe, timely and effective care, that mission is more important than ever before. Often it&rsquo[...]

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Alice Hyde's ASU, OR Teams Put Patients First

At Alice Hyde, teamwork is a hallmark of the compassionate care every patient receives – and when a patient makes their way to our Operating Room, OR team members like Barbara Dustin, CRNFA, and members of our Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU) are key links in the chain of care. Whether it’s completing routine pre-operative prep wor[...]

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Animatronic Comfort Animals Delight ALP Residents at The Alice Center

Jocelyn Recore, administrative coordinator at The Alice Center’s Assisted Living Program (ALP), knows she works in a special place. For Recore and the ALP team members who care for the program’s 30 residents, coming to work is often like visiting family. “It’s like going to grandma and grandpa’s house,&rdq[...]

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Having a Safe, Fun Halloween

For both children and adults, Halloween is a special time of year – kicking off the holiday season and giving folks a variety of outlets to express their creativity – from a deftly-carved pumpkin to an inventive costume idea. Halloween will look different this year, but it can still be safe, fun and enjoyable if we plan ahe[...]

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Tips for Complex Care Transitions

As children with medically complex care continue to see better health outcomes and longer life expectancies, more parents are confronting the challenges of transitioning their children from  young adulthood to adulthood. When transitioning health care, the most critical person in this process is the patient themselves, but parents, guardian[...]

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