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Beautiful Pine Grosbeaks Flock to Heywood Hospital

December 28, 2012

Heywood Hospital Hosts China's Vice Minister of Science and Technology

December 27, 2012

Kevin Zhang, MD, PhD and Vice President of Clinical Services Rose Kavalchuck welcomed Wang Weizhong, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology to the Heywood Hospital Campus last month.

President Win Brown's Holiday Message

December 21, 2012

Helping Our Children Cope with Tragedy

December 18, 2012

The National Institute for Mental Health has published a guide for parents and family members to assist children and adolescents cope with violence, such as the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT.

Final Approval of Strategic Alliance between Heywood and Athol Memorial Hospitals

December 13, 2012

Elizabeth Nottleson, MD Opens Tully Family Medicine in Phillipston, MA

December 10, 2012

Dr. Elizabeth Nottleson opens Tully Family Medicine in Phillipston, MA as part of the Heywood Medical Group.

Heywood Hospital Honors Physician Excellence

November 17, 2012

Heywood Hospital's Annual Physician Recognition Event

Winchendon Health Center Welcomes Two New Physicians and New Patients

October 20, 2012

The Winchendon Health Center (WHC) is now welcoming two new physicians to their family-based medical practice. Doctors Kavitha Kayathi, MD, and Qiwei (Kevin) Zhang, MD, PhD, joined the WHC team in late July and are now accepting new patients.

Nation's Top Doctors at Heywood Hospital

September 11, 2012

Heywood Hospital Physicianís Named Top Doctors by US News and World Report

Take Our Community Health Survey

August 10, 2012

Community Health Survey

Heywood Hospital and Athol Memorial Announce Strategic Alliance

August 10, 2012

) Heywood Hospital and Athol-Memorial Hospital announced today that they have agreed to a letter of intent with the goal of forming a strategic alliance between the two hospitals.

Heywood Hospital's 20th Annual Golf Classic Raises $101,550

June 19, 2012

Heywood Hospitalís Golf Classic, held June 18th at the Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, raised $101,550 toward the establishment of the Diabetes Center of Excellence at the hospital.

Heywood Hospital Awarded "A" for Patient Safety

June 11, 2012

Heywood Hospital was honored with an ďAĒ Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group.

President's Message to the Community - Spring 2012

May 10, 2012

President's message to the community.

New Heywood Hospital Book Offers Images of Rich Gardner History

April 26, 2012

The new book Heywood Hospital was released April 9th, 2012 by Arcadia Publishing as part of its Images of America series. With over 200 photographs, the book celebrates the hospital as a benefactor and major employer firmly entrenched in a highly supporti

Heywood Hospital Nurse Provides Lifesaving Care during In-flight Emergency

April 4, 2012

Heywood Hospital's Justine DeFronzo, RN was vacation bound, however she had no idea that she would have one more very important job to do before she got there, save a life on the plane.

Heywood Hospital Celebrates Doctors' Day, March 30

March 27, 2012

Heywood Hospital is pleased to recognize our physicians and the many vital contributions they make everyday to our patients and our community.

Heywood Hospital Recognizes Trustees at Annual Meeting

February 18, 2012

Heywood Hospital recognized existing Trustees for their dedication and service and welcomed new Trustees to their governing board during their Annual Meeting held Monday, February 8th.

A Healthy You - Community Newsletter

February 17, 2012

Enjoy the first edition of A Healthy You, Heywood Hospital's new community newsletter.

Winter 2012 - A Message from the President

February 13, 2012

President & CEO of Heywood Hospital, Win Brown, FACHE, addresses the timely health needs in his letter to the community.

Transitional Care Center earns 2012 U.S. News Honor Roll: Best Nursing Homes

February 9, 2012

The Transitional Care Center at Heywood Hospital was ranked among the best nursing/rehabilitation centers in the nation when it was included among the 2012 U.S. News Honor Roll: Best Nursing Homes category for achieving a perfect five-star rating for four

Heart Month Seminar: Getting to the Heart of Cardiovascular Disease

February 2, 2012

Seminar and Screenings Thursday, February 16 Heywood Hospital Dining Room 2:30pm

February Heart Month: First Steps to a Healthier You

January 21, 2012

Heywood Hospital knows that heart health starts with the first step. Use these nutrition and fitness tips, and web-based tools get on the road to a healthier you.

Become a Volunteer Doula at Heywood Hospital

January 18, 2012

Heywood Hospital is offering training for Volunteers Doulas on March 23, 24, and 25.

Tina Griffin, DNP, FNP-C, Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

January 16, 2012

Heywood Hospitalís Tina Griffin, DNP, FNP-C, recently earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from University of Miami at Coral Gables, achieving the highest educational level bestowed in the nursing profession.

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