CHAMP teaches children and their families how to control exposure to the factors that trigger asthma episodes, effectively manage their asthma with medicine, monitor their disease and educate them.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Winchester Hospital honored Starr Cloonan, RN, of Wilmington, as its most recent recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Winchester Hospital's emergency department ranked in the 97th percentile in overall patient satisfaction for 2012, according to Press Ganey, an industry expert in health care performance improvement.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Medicare database shows how hospitals North of Boston—and the nation—compare for care. Hospitals, meanwhile, criticized the data as inaccurate.
Which North of Boston emergency room is the most efficient? It depends on what you mean, according to data released by the Center for Medicare & Medicid Services. Emergency rooms in Winchester can be found at Winchester Hospital. At Winchester Hospital, the average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional was 41 minutes, which is right around the state average of 40 minutes but more than the national average of 30 minutes. Of those patients, the average time patients spent in the Winchester Hospital emergency department before being sent home was 166 minutes, and for Finally, the average time patients spent in the Winchester Hospital emergency department before they were admitted …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A Letter to the Editor submitted by Winton Club Cabaret 2013 Producer/Chairwoman Lianne Green.
[Editor's note: The following is a Letter to the Editor submitted by Winton Club Cabaret 2013 Producer/Chairwoman Lianne Green.] Dear Winchester Patch Editor: Well, the magic dust from Cabaret 2013 has settled. The snow conveniently moved in after the show, and spring is right around the corner. Before I exit stage left, I must reflect and thank everyone for supporting the Winton Club Cabaret 2013, “Myth, Magic and Mystery.” The support from the Winchester Patch was outstanding, including your coverage of everything from my producer announcement, Winchester Town Day, the farmer’s market, auditions and all the show activity in January. On behalf of the Winton Club and Winchester Hospital, thank you so much! We would not be able to spread …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The following information comes from the Winchester Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
[Editor's note: The following information comes from the Winchester Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] Feb. 11 No significant items to report. Thefts Reported at Winchester Hospital, High School At 12:13 p.m. Feb. 12, Winchester Police responded to Winchester Hospital for a report of a past larceny. The caller reported $40 was taken from her purse that she left in a secure employees-only area of the hospital on Feb. 10, according to police. Hospital security was expected to follow up on the incident, according to police. A report was taken. At 9:14 a.m. Feb. 13, police responded to Winchester High School on a report of a larceny. A student claimed that their iPod Touch was taken from their …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Officials deem partnership "successful."
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Winchester Rotary Club meets, widgets and more can be found in the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, Jan. 24.
Here are 5 Things to know for Thursday, Jan. 24 in Winchester: 1. In case you missed it: Winchester Hospital recently reached its $10 million fundraising goal for the "Our Second Century Campaign." 2. Rotary Club: The Winchester Rotary Club is slated to meet at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at Parish of the Epiphany, 70 Church St., according to the organization's website. 3. Heads up: Check out the latest Sold column at noon Thursday on Winchester Patch. 4. Gas up: Want traffic updates or gas prices in the Winchester region? Take a gander at our Commute section for information. 5. Get your widgets: You're probably wondering just what is a widget and why do I need one. Well, here'a a thorough breakdown of why they're useful: What is a widget? A …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Check out a sampling of full and part-time job postings in the jobs section of Winchester Patch.
Looking for a new job in Winchester? If so, check out our sampling of 10 job openings in town posted to the jobs section of Winchester Patch: Full-Time Jobs Part-Time Jobs Are you a Winchester business owner that is hiring full or part-time staff? Let us know by posting a comment with all the details related to the available position.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Hunter Joseph was born to Melissa Parziale of Arlington and Michael Sampson of Stoneham at 2:15 a.m. on Tuesday. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.
A New Year's baby was the first born at Winchester Hospital in 2013, according to a hospital press statement. Hunter Joseph was born to Melissa Parziale of Arlington and Michael Sampson of Stoneham at 2:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, according to the statement. Hunter weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. Parziale was at Winchester Hospital since Monday when her water broke 10 minutes before the New Year’s Eve ball dropped. She quickly went into labor and Hunter was born a few hours later, according to the statement. “The original due date was today, so I thought there was a chance the baby would be coming on New Year’s,” Parziale said in the statement. Both Parziale and Sampson praised the Winchester Hospital Labor & Delivery…