Nantucket Cottage Hospital Nurse Jessica Douglas Named Teacher of the Month at Nantucket High School
Congratulations to Nantucket Cottage Hospital maternity nurse Jessica Douglas, who was named the “Teacher of the Month” at Nantucket High School for January.
In addition to her work at The Birthplace at NCH, Jessica has been teaching the new Nursing & Allied Health class at the high school this year, introducing island students to the health care fields. The curriculm has included numerous guest speakers from Nantucket Cottage Hospital, and several field trips to the hospital’s Imaging, Laboratory and other departments. (more…)
President & CEO Dr. Margot Hartmann named one of the “130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know”
Dr. Hartmann has led Nantucket Cottage Hospital for the last five years. Her healthcare career also included more than 10 years as an emergency department physician at NCH. As CEO, Dr. Hartmann has led the hospital through a financial turnaround, and she is now trying to help NCH build a new hospital.
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Nantucket Cottage Hospital welcomed the first island baby of 2016 on the morning of January 2nd.
Maria Raquel Pineda, a healthy baby girl, was born at 4:51 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long.
She is the daughter of Noé Pineda and Sonia Raquel Chacón, of Nantucket. Pictured here are baby Maria, the proud parents Noé and Sonia, as well as Maria’s big brother Amilcar Tejada behind them. Congratulations to the family!
The Birthplace at Nantucket Cottage Hospital is a full service, fully equipped facility complete with three large labor rooms and both ante and post-partum rooms. During the last fiscal year (September 2014 – September 2015), the Birthplace at Nantucket Cottage Hospital welcomed 137 new Nantucket Natives to the world.