4 / 25 / 2019

2019 Partners In Excellence Award Winners

From left to right, Olga Vasko, Dr. Margot Hartmann, Patricia Sheehy, Shawna Perry, Aaron Fishman, Hillary Polvere Reynolds, and Steve Taranto.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital honored the recipients of the annual Partners in Excellence awards, which recognize superlative performance throughout the Partners HealthCare system, during a ceremony this week in the dining area of the new hospital.

4 / 24 / 2019

Public Health Advisory: Rise in U.S. Measles Cases

Nantucket Cottage Hospital would like to advise the island community about the rising number of measles cases in the U.S. this year, as well as the facts about the safe and effective vaccine for this highly contagious viral disease.

In 2019, the CDC has already reported 626 individual cases of measles that have been confirmed in 20 states. This is the second-greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was eliminated in 2000. Most cases have occurred in unvaccinated individuals.

4 / 12 / 2019

Dr. George Butterworth Retiring After 40 Years of Practicing at NCH

If you see this guy around town, give him a high-five, a pat on the back, or maybe just a simple “Thank you.”

Dr. George Butterworth, the longest serving physician on Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s medical staff, will retire on May 31st, 2019 after more than 40 years of general practice and obstetrical care on the island.

“I would like to express my gratitude to all of my patients, current and past, with a particular thank you to all of you who have allowed me to participate in the birth of your children,” Dr. Butterworth said. “It has been an honor and a privilege.”