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Building up Bone Strength

By Geoff Currier - July 25, 2018 You or a loved one grow old, take a little fall, and suddenly fracture a hip. It’s an all-too-common scenario, but doesn’t have to be. Many of these fractures are preventable, not just by being more careful,... Read More

Get Ahead of Lyme

Living on Martha’s Vineyard, we’re conditioned to meticulously check ourselves, our friends, and our kids for ticks. What happens if you find one? What happens if it’s embedded? Dr. Henry Nieder, co-chair of primary care at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, briefed The Times on what to do when you find a tick.

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MVH Profile: Prudy Carter-Donovan, NP

Prudy, how long have you been on-Island? Twelve years. I originally accepted a six-month temporary position here as an overnight ER nurse in 2006. My family and I fell in love with the Island, so we decided to move here. I joined the primary care team at... Read More

A Patient’s Guide to Joint Replacement

Martha's Vineyard Hospital's Orthopedics Department hosts an ongoing informational class for those scheduled for or are considering knee or hip replacement surgery. These sessions are held the second Wednesday of every month at 12:00 noon in the Orthopedics Department. Lead by Patricia Quast- French, Orthopedic RN... Read More

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Announces New CEO

At a meeting held on Dec. 28, the Board of Trustees of Martha's Vineyard Hospital unanimously agreed to select Denise Schepici to serve as President & CEO of Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Ms. Schepici has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership and management experience in various settings including... Read More