Dufresne Named as CEO of Springfield Medical Care Systems

The Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) Board of Directors has announced that Joshua Dufresne has been officially named as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Dufresne has served as the Acting CEO since 2019 and has been with SMCS since 2006. Dufresne is a native of Springfield and has previously served as the Director of Patient Financial Services, Director of Rockingham Health Center, Director of Practice Operations, and Chief of Practice Operations at SMCS. SMCS Board Chair George Lamb sai...
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SMCS mourns the loss of friend & colleague, Delores Barbeau, M.D.

July 10, 2021 With the passing yesterday of Delores Barbeau, MD, Springfield Medical Care Systems lost an amazing woman who made a deep and lasting impact on our community and on countless lives near and far. She has left us all with an example of how to take life by the horns and live it to the fullest and with kindness.  She lived with passion and compassion.  She fought for what she thought was right but actively listened to everyone.  She amplified the voices of those whose voices have be...
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Robert S. Adcock, MBA, FACHE, Named Springfield Hospital CEO

SPRINGFIELD, VT (April 5, 2021) – Springfield Hospital’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Robert S. (Bob) Adcock, MBA, FACHE, of Wildwood, MO, has been named its new Chief Executive Officer.  Adcock most recently served as an independent contractor providing administrative consulting services to West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc., and as CEO of Fairmont Regional Medical Center in Fairmont, WV.  Adcock brings more than 30 years of executive leadership at community and specialt...
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SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL WELCOMES VISITORS WHO HAVE BEEN VACCINATED

SPRINGFIELD, VT (March 31, 2021)  –  Springfield Hospital is pleased to share the news from Governor Scott that visitors are now allowed in Vermont hospitals under certain new restrictions. Only fully vaccinated visitors are permitted to access the Inpatient Care Unit and Emergency Department unless they qualify under an exception.  The visitor must be two weeks post vaccine series completion. “This is welcomed news for our patients,” says Lyndsy McIntyre, VP of Patient Care Services. “Visito...
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65th Apple Blossom Cotillion Underway

Springfield, VT (March 8, 2021) - The 65th Apple Blossom Cotillion, under very strict guidelines regarding COVID-19, is now underway.  This year there will be 2 performances on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1. At this time, general public in-person seating will not be available. However, the Grand Performance will be videotaped for viewing after the event. Ten area high school senior girls and their chosen escorts have begun their rehearsals. The Springfield Community Players Theater has...
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VT Residents 70+ Can Schedule COVID Vaccinations Tues, Feb 16th.

Starting Tuesday, February 16th, VT residents 70 years and older can make appointments for their COVID-19 vaccination. There are enough appointments for everyone who is eligible. Appointments are required. Clinics cannot accept walk-ins. To make an appointment online with the Health Department: 1. Create an account (link is external) (anyone can do this anytime!) You may already have an account if you were tested for COVID-19 at a Health Department site. 2. Make an appointment (link is ext...
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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Schedule for Friday, January 29th

The Friday, January 29th COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Priority Group 1A will be held as planned at Springfield Hospital. We have a new supply of vaccine arriving for this clinic. All participants who were previously scheduled for Friday, January 29th, should report to Springfield Hospital as scheduled. We are awaiting guidance related to the 860 doses being held pending investigation into the temperature monitor variation. Anyone whose appointment was cancelled for Wednes...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Cancelled for January 27th

Springfield Hospital, in coordination with the Vermont Department of Health, cancelled a COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Wednesday, January 27th, 2021. This step was taken out of an abundance of caution when a discrepancy in the monitoring equipment used to record the temperature of the vaccine was discovered. The hospital monitors recorded the temperature within an acceptable range (under 8 degrees Celsius), and the State of Vermont monitor recorded 9.1 Celsius which is above the...
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Hearts of Hope 2020

In lieu of our traditional annual event, we are pleased to share with you the Springfield Hospital Hearts of Hope 2020 video.  Our friends at SAPA TV assisted us in producing this video and we are grateful for their technical and creative genius. Thank you to our donors for their gifts that make this annual tradition a special event for many. Thanks to your generosity, we have raised more than $7,000 to help our oncology and cardiology patients. We are pleased to also share this year's pro...
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Springfield Gynecology Welcomes Brenda May, DO, FACOOG

SPRINGFIELD, VT (December 3, 2020)  –  Springfield Hospital is pleased to welcome Brenda May, DO, FACOOG, who joined Kara Pitt, MD, and the staff at Springfield Gynecology effective November 30th. Dr. May is a graduate of Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, where she earned her BA in Chemistry. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Tuoro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at Memorial Hospi...
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