Lydia Sachs, DNP Joins Ludlow Health Center

Springfield Medical Care Systems, Inc. is pleased to welcome Lydia Sachs, DNP to the Ludlow Health Center. Lydia studied at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, first receiving her licensure as a Registered Nurse and continuing her studies to earn her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in May 2020. Lydia also holds a Master’s degree from Tufts University in Medford, MA and an Bachelors’ degree from Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to joining the Ludlow Health Center, Lydia...
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Lisa Moulton, FNP Joins Rockingham Health Center

BELLOWS FALLS, VT (June 1, 2020)  – Springfield Medical Care Systems is pleased to welcome Lisa Moulton, FNP to the Rockingham Health Center. Lisa is a graduate of Graceland University in Independence, MO where she earned her Family Nurse Practitioner MSN/FNP degree in 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from Graceland University in 2014 and her RN diploma was awarded in 1986 from the St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing in Worcester, MA. Prior to joining Rockin...
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Kristin Morgan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, Joins Springfield Health Center

SPRINGFIELD, VT (May 26, 2020)  – Springfield Medical Care Systems is pleased to welcome Kristin Morgan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC to Springfield Health Center’s Pediatric Suite. Kristin is a graduate of the Duke School of Nursing in Durham, NC, where she earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, CT, and Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Lawrence University in Appleton, W...
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Abby Burns, RN, Earns Eileen Austin Neal Spirit of Nursing Award

L to R: Lori Twombly, Director of Health Center Operations; Joshua Dufresne, Acting CEO, SMCS; Abby Burns, RN, Springfield Health Center; Michael Halstead, Interim CEO, Springfield Hospital Springfield, VT (May 11, 2020) -    Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital are pleased to announce Abby Burns, RN as the 2020 Eileen Austin Neal Spirit of Nursing Award recipient. Abby Burns, RN Abby Burns excels in the areas of communication, care of patients, nursing profession...
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2020 Eileen Austin Neal Spirit of Nursing Award Nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2020 nominees for the Eileen Austin Neal RN Spirit of Nursing Award. This award was created in 2004 in honor of Eileen who worked at Springfield Hospital for 65 years. Eileen was in her 80’s when she retired and she was the first recipient of this award! Eileen Austin Neal, RN Criteria for the award includes communication, care for patients, nursing professionalism, and teamwork. Nominations are accepted from throughout the organization, and are...
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COVID-19 Information

At Springfield Medical Care Systems, we want to make sure you are getting the care you need. We have measures in place to ensure your safety when you come in to one of our clinics and we encourage you to keep or make medical, behavioral health, dental and vision appointments for your preventive and follow-up care.  We also offer telemedicine options when appropriate for patients who are unable to come in or uncomfortable with an in-person visit. Our walk-in clinics are available to see you for y...
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Katrina Taylor, DO, Named Chief Medical Officer for SMCS, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, VT  (March 6, 2020) – Springfield Medical Care Systems is pleased to announce Katrina Taylor, DO, has been named Chief Medical Officer, effective February 12, 2020. Dr. Taylor completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY; and earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, ME.  She joined SMCS in September 2006, caring for patients at Ridgewood Internal...
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SMCS and Springfield Hospital – Strengthening Ties & Local Access

Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) and Springfield Hospital have an excellent working relationship that has served our communities well in the past; and the collaboration is expected to continue well into the future. The SMCS health center network is an anchor in our local communities, as a valued healthcare provider as well as an economic cornerstone.  Current Chapter 11 Reorganization plans anticipate doing everything we can to strengthen the health system network and to ensure ongoing...
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Physical Therapy Professionals: A Vital Part of Your Healthcare Team

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants are vital partners in providing health and wellness care. Many people think that they can only see a rehabilitation provider when they are injured or recovering from surgery.  But what you may not know, is that rehabilitation professionals have a wide array of skills in addition to those we traditionally think of; and are a key part of our healthcare team in terms of preventing injuries and keeping us healthy and well. Working with stude...
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SMCS Dental Centers’ Third Annual Sweet Swap

SMCS Dental Center’s Third Annual Sweet Swap Bring in Halloween candy and “Swap” it out for a chance at some great prizes! November 4, 2019-November 14, 2019 Locations Accepting Halloween Candy Chester Dental Center Ludlow Dental Center Each child will receive a goodie bag with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss and be entered into a raffle for a chance at some great prizes! Prizes Include:    Art Kit   - Snowman Kit  -   Saucer Sled Questions: Contact the Dental Offic...
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