A new primary care space at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) is increasing accessibility and comfort for patients, and creating an efficient and dynamic workflow for doctors and nurses.
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“Western medicine defines health as the absence of disease,” Dr. Elliott Dacher, founder of the Meditation and Mindfulness program, says. Regardless of whether you have a disease or not, wellness has come to mean leading the best possible life you can — it’s a combination of mind, body, and spirit.
Falls are one of the leading causes of injury for seniors. By: Geoff CurrierAugust 29, 2019 Statistics show that falls are a leading cause of injury for people age 65 and older. “A significant percentage of seniors have balance issues,” Marcela Pouliot, physical therapist at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital,... Read More
I first came to the Vineyard in 1995 as a PT student for an internship at Windemere. I spent 12 weeks here, and during that time I met my husband and fell in love with the Island. I returned to the Island after graduating...
Many generations of racers gathered at Washington Park in Oak Bluffs on Saturday morning to prepare for the 31st annual Sullivan 5K Walk/Run and to celebrate Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, who announced that he would be stepping down from leading the race this year.
I enjoy working with MVH’s great nursing staff, supportive administrative team, and friendly,
hard-working housekeeping team.
What began as a rebellion against bland institutional décor has led the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital to assemble a permanent art collection of close to 700 works, by some 200 contemporary artists with ties to the Island.
By Geoff Currier of the Martha's Vineyard Times October 24, 2018 One in eight women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s the most common cancer in women, and the second leading cause of death after skin cancer. While these statistics may seem daunting,... Read More