1 / 25 / 2016

Celebrating Our IV Nurses!

IV nurses day photo blog

Today marks National IV Nurses Day. Established 35 years ago, IV Nurse Day is meaningful for the infusion nurse professionals who have dedicated their lives to providing their patients with the best care possible.

As the official IV Nurse Day proclamation reads, “recognition is long overdue for the nurses who practice IV therapy.”

Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s Infusion Nurses are, from left to right, Gretchenn Buchmann, Kristen Chenard and Amanda Troy. Click here to learn more about the services these nurses provide at NCH.

1 / 22 / 2016

She’s Our President and Our Patient!

Margot and Margot injuryBest wishes to our very own Dr. Margot Hartmann who will be having knee surgery here at Nantucket Cottage Hospital this morning to repair a patellar (kneecap) fracture. Dr. Hartmann’s surgery will be performed by the hospital’s orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Rocco Monto.

Dr. Hartmann, President & CEO of Nantucket Cottage Hospital, is pictured here on the right with her mother.

Did you know Nantucket Cottage Hospital performs over 800 surgical and other procedures in our operating room every year year? Learn more here

1 / 13 / 2016

Hacketts Donate $6 Million to New Nantucket Hospital

Jim & Maureen Hackett

The Gift of a Lifetime


The year was 1979 when Jim and Maureen Hackett made their first visit to Nantucket. It was a weekend jaunt to the island on a whim while Jim was attending graduate school in Boston, but Nantucket left its mark on the young couple. They’ve been coming back ever since.

More than 30 years later, they’ve made memories here with their four children, and now their grandchildren. They speak about the island community in terms of an extended family.

It’s among the many reasons why the Hacketts made one of their largest gifts ever to Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s capital campaign, a $6 million commitment from the Hackett Family Foundation toward the creation of the island’s new hospital. (more…)

1 / 13 / 2016

Remembering Mort and Reva Schlesinger

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Nantucket Cottage Hospital is mourning the loss of Mort and Reva Schlesinger, two tireless hospital volunteers and supporters who both passed away over the last month.

This charming couple shared their talents and treasure with the hospital in so many ways. Their infectious charisma was truely remarkable. (more…)

1 / 12 / 2016

Milestones Magazine, Edition #1

Nantucket Cottage Hospital has launced a new publication called Milestones that focuses on the campaign to build a new hospital for the island, and is designed to provide an update on the project as well as celebrate the donors and volunteers who are making this historic initiative a reality.In this issue, we highlight the Hackett Family Foundation’s incredible gift of $6 million toward the island’s new hospital. Read the complete digital edition by clicking below: