Math Error Involving Nantucket Hospital Causes Ripple Effect Through State
Alex Elvin

A recent math error by consultants for Partners HealthCare has shed light on how the 19-bed Nantucket Cottage Hospital has increased hospital wage reimbursements throughout the state.

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Oak Bluffs Voters to Weigh in on Windemere Road Access Plan
Heather Hamacek

Oak Bluffs voters will be asked to accept Hospital Road as the new public access into the Windemere neighborhood at the April town meeting, selectmen decided this week.

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Martha's Vineyard Hospital Names New CEO
Julia Wells

The head of a critical access hospital in Randolph, Vt., has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

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Hospital Issues Zika Virus Alert
Steve Myrick

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has issued a health alert concerning the Zika virus, asking pregnant women who have traveled to certain countries, including Brazil, to contact doctors at the hospital.

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Hospital CEO Timothy Walsh Will Retire
Steve Myrick

The president and chief executive officer of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced his retirement Tuesday. Mr. Walsh told his staff that he plans to retire next April.

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Town Hall Meeting About Health Care for Veterans

There will be a town hall meeting on Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. at the American Legion in Vineyard Haven about health care for veterans.

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Hospital, Neighbors Clash Over Windemere Road Access
Alex Elvin

Responding to oversights in a major expansion project that broke ground eight years ago, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is taking steps to restore public access to Windemere Road. The road issue has been a longstanding sore point with neighbors.

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Martha's Vineyard Measles Case Was Misidentified; Hospital to Review Protocols
Steve Myrick
The determination that a case of measles, diagnosed at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and later confirmed by state public health epidemiologists was not measles has raised questions about how state and local public health officials work with the hospital and Island doctors.
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Hospital Holds Vaccination Clinic After Measles Diagnosis
Steve Myrick
With more than 600 doses of the vaccine that prevents measles, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital began inoculating unvaccinated children and adults Wednesday evening, following a confirmed case of measles on the Island.
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Raising Hope for Help with Substance Abuse
Alex Floyd

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services has spent more than a year working on a plan in collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital to establish a new short-term outpatient care facility to cope with the problem and provide a new option for treating substance abuse.

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