Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The New England Society for Healthcare Communications recognizes the Attleboro hospital.
Wednesday, May 29
Below is an edited press release from Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Sturdy Memorial Hospital was among the winners at this year’s New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) Lamplighter Awards held recently in Newport. The Attleboro hospital was recognized with two Gold (first place) Lamplighter Awards, one in the “Print Advertising, Produced In-House” category for Sturdy’s 2012 Primary Care Providers Print Campaign, a campaign that emphasized Sturdy’s commitment to providing area residents with quality, experienced physicians. The second Gold award was received in the “Marketing/Total Effort - Under $50,000 Total Budget” category for the 2012 Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation (PFMR) Campaign, which promoted Sturdy’s …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Carol Carignan is honored by Sturdy Hospital for 45 years of service.
Wednesday, May 8
Sturdy Memorial Hospital recently recognized 250 employees for a combined total of 3,195 years of service at the annual awards dinner held recently at the Holiday Inn located in Mansfield. Top honors went to Carol Carignan, who was honored for 45 years of service. A complete listing of honored employees follows: 45 Year Award: Carol Carignan. 35 Year Award: Linda Billman, Leona Bizier, Kimberly Cavalieri, Catherine Cottuli, Susan Dolan, Kevin Dyer, Stephen Hanley, Lillian Pospisil, Bruce Provencal, William Roberts, Susan Rounds, and Elise Servant. 30 Year Award: Melanie Almond, Ellen Gilbert, Karen Langille, Deborah Lima, Karin Nerney, and Kristen Williams. 25 Year Award: Bruce Auerbach, MD, Susan Bourque, Lynne Buswell, Judith Byrne, …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Top honors went to Carol Carignan, who was honored for 45 years of service.
Sturdy Memorial Hospital recently recognized 250 employees for a combined total of 3,195 years of service during the annual awards dinner at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield. Top honors went to Carol Carignan, who was honored for 45 years of service. A complete listing of honored employees follows: 45-Year Award Carol Carignan. 35-Year Award Linda Billman, Leona Bizier, Kimberly Cavalieri, Catherine Cottuli, Susan Dolan, Kevin Dyer, Stephen Hanley, Lillian Pospisil, Bruce Provencal, William Roberts, Susan Rounds, and Elise Servant. 30-Year Award Melanie Almond, Ellen Gilbert, Karen Langille, Deborah Lima, Karin Nerney, and Kristen Williams. 25-Year Award Bruce Auerbach, MD, Susan Bourque, Lynne Buswell, Judith Byrne, Mary Cahoon, Suzanne …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Streets around the hospital are closed while police and firefighters investigate the scene.
A reported "suspicious" package found Wednesday morning in the parking lot at the main entrance of Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro turned out to be a toy car, Attleboro Police Chief Kyle Heagney said. Hospital security contacted police about the item at about 9:15 a.m. Firefighters and the state police bomb squad were sent to the scene. Streets around the hospital were closed. "A secure perimeter was established around the device of approximately 400 to 500 feet out of precaution," wrote Heagney in an email to Attleboro Patch. "It was subsequently determined that the device was a toy which had an instrument attached to it. The toy was left at that location by accident. There was no malicious intent involved in this incident." The …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Following this advice will help you get the job done safely.
The following information is from Sturdy Memorial Hospital : Now that we're moving from cabin to spring fever, many of us are starting to plan a spring full of outdoor projects, such as achieving a green and healthy lawn. But first we have to think about safety because each year thousands of people are injured by lawn mowers, which have extremely sharp blades moving at high speeds. The Emergency Care Center at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, in collaboration with Sturdy Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Associates (SOSMA), offers a few simple precautions that can help you get the job done safely: 1. Before you begin mowing, check the yard and remove toys, sticks and other objects that may jam the mower or be propelled when hit by the mower's blades. …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Unit of Sturdy Memorial Hospital praised for results of on-site inspection.
Wednesday, April 17
The Laboratory at the Mansfield Health Center, which is a unit of Sturdy Memorial Hospital, has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. The laboratory’s director was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the "excellence of the services being provided." The Mansfield Health Center’s Laboratory is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories nationwide. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is recognized by the federal government as being equal to or more stringent than the government's own inspection program. During the CAP accreditation process, inspectors examine the …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Tournament to benefit Sturdy Memorial Hospital.
The 17th annual Ralph P. Schlenker Golf Tournament, to benefit Sturdy Memorial Hospital, is planned for Monday, May 20. The golf tournament is named in recognition of Mr. Schlenker’s contributions to the Sturdy Memorial organization. This 18-hole, scramble format tournament is held on two courses – the Foxborough Country Club and the Norton Country Club – to accommodate the large number of golfers participating. The tournament begins with lunch at 12 p.m., then progresses to a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The day concludes with a cocktail hour, dinner, and awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Mansfield. Individual players (men and women) may participate for a donation of $300, which includes entry into the tournament, players’ gift…
April is Foot Health Awareness Month.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, April 9
Wound Management Services at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro recognizes Foot Health Awareness Month, which is celebrated annually in April. Sponsored by the American Podiatric Medical Association, the purpose of Foot Health Awareness Month is to encourage Americans to inspect their feet and ankles for any injuries or skin problems. For the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes, paying close attention to foot health is imperative to prevent ulcers and amputation, which are common complications of the disease due to nerve damage and poor circulation. WMS staff recommends that diabetics take the following precautions to prevent wounds: If you notice that you have a wound, immediately contact your health care provider. …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Visiting hours for Robyn J. Hagan are tonight at the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home.
Wednesday, April 3
(From Duffy-Poule Funeral Home) Robyn J. Hagan, 47, of Carpenter Avenue, Attleboro, a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister died suddenly on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife and best friend of Robert "Bob" Hagan, Sr. They celebrated four years of marriage and were loving friends the past 12 years. Born Robyn J. Mobriant in Attleboro on Feb.17, 1967, Robyn was the daughter of Richard Mobriant of Carver, and the late Sallie (Laviolette) Mobriant. Robyn was raised and educated in North Attleboro and was a graduate of North Attleboro High School, Class of 1984. Years ago, Robyn was employed as a jewelry worker for eight years at the former Rose Craft…
A free program will talk about bladder issues.
Wednesday, April 3
The Center for Bladder & Pelvic Health at OB/GYN Associates of Attleboro is presenting a free program on Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation (PFMR), which treats a wide range of bladder disorders in a noninvasive, painless way. Dr. Barbara Stricker, board certified obstetrician-gynecologist, and Barbara Baxter, board certified physician assistant, will present this program. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. The program will be held Thursday, April 11, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Center for Bladder & Pelvic Health, located at 671 North Main St. in Attleboro. Light refreshments will be provided. Reservations are necessary and are available on a first come, first served basis. To register for the program, please call 508-…