Flu Season Hits Hard; Immunization Clinic Announced
Holly Pretsky

Flu season is bad this year across the country and Island health care leaders are taking note, with an extra immunization clinic announced this week.

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Hospital Names New Trustee

Christopher Scott of Edgartown is the newest member of the board of directors at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

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Hospital Trustees Name New President, CEO
Julia Wells

A health care administrator with 30 years of experience in academic medical centers and community hospitals has been named the new president and chief executive officer at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has Brilliant Opening; First Operation is Successfully Performed
Vineyard Gazette
The afternoon of Thursday, June 9, will be pleasantly remembered by the friends of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital who visited and inspected it on that occasion. The committee had the latchstring out and about three hundred visitors were met at the door of the offices and committees whose members have worked hard and inspired others to work. Many brought donations of tea, coffee, sugar, flour, cereals, potatoes and other food supplies, which were placed on and about a long table on the side piazza.
 
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Marine Hospital Was Not Obtained Without Struggle
Vineyard Gazette
Public attention is continually drawn to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, the only public institution of its kind in the county. A comparatively new institution, and occupying a building that is very new indeed, there is every excuse for the turning of the public eye in that direction and for the whole-hearted support of the institution be every Island resident, either permanent or temporary.
 
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Hospital Citizen Survey Finds More Transparency Needed
Julia Wells
More transparency, accountability, responsiveness: these are chief concerns from a recent survey about the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
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Citizen Group Launches Hospital Survey
Julia Wells

A concerned citizen group launched a community survey this week to gauge public opinion about an array of issues at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

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Citizen Group Presses for Community Relations Overhaul at Hospital
Julia Wells
A concerned citizen group that formed after recent upheaval at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is turning up the heat.
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Hospital Moves Forward With CEO Search
Julia Wells
Capping a summer of tense community relations and damaged confidence in the leadership at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, the interim president and chief executive officer pledged this week to do better by the Island.
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Hospital Board Stays Mostly Mum; Petition Calls for Change
Julia Wells
Two months after the sudden firing of president and chief executive officer Joe Woodin, hospital trustees remain behind closed doors.
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