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Welcome to Northwestern

Northwestern Medical Center is a vibrant, not-for-profit, primary care hospital. We are nestled at the top of Fairfield Street in St. Albans, Vermont with satellites and provider practices elsewhere in Franklin County. Our size brings a family feel to our organization, and we pride ourselves on bringing a broad range of high-tech medical equipment & services to our region. Thanks to that balance and the incredible care provided by our staff we have earned national Avatar awards in six consecutive years for overall patient satisfaction! Learn more about Northwestern.


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What's Happening in Health Care?

Jill BowenTo help keep our community updated and informed, CEO Jill Berry Bowen has a weekly column in the St. Albans Messenger where she answers questions relating to health care. We post them here for online sharing and so you can browse through to see any you may have missed in the newspaper.

This week's question "Is Health Care Reform Still a Top Priority After the Election?"  Click here for Jill's answer.

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News & Updates

Dr. Chip Chiappinelli, a pediatrician with Mousetrap Pediatrics, was honored with the fourth annual Deogracias “Deo” P. Esguerra, MD Service Award at Northwestern Medical Center’s Medical Staff Appreciation Dinner held November 21, 2014.

The Vermont Department of Health last week announced the award of a $400,000 Vermont Health Care Innovation Project grant to the Community Committee on Healthy Lifestyles and its new RISE VT program.

In a unique effort to draw attention to breast cancer during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, a radiologic technologist at NMC is seeking donations from around the hospital to cut and donate her long, curly hair.

Quorum Health Resources (QHR) announced the winners of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership awards at its Annual Leadership Conference on June 4 in Nashville, Tenn.  Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) received two of the top honors.  NMC earned the award for Best Overall Performance among hospitals their size and CEO Jill Berry Bowen earned the QHR CEO of the Year award.

Join staff from NMC at Healthy Hearts on the Move in Northwestern Vermont on February 9 and learn about how exercise and healthy eating can reduce your risks for heart disease. This year’s theme is inspiration: Encouraging people to find a reason to get moving on their personal health journey.