(February 28, 2020) Gifted vocalist Marc Martel will bring the music of legendary rock band Queen to Nantucket this summer as he joins the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra as the special musical guest for the 24th annual Boston Pops on Nantucket concert to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Tickets are available at NantucketHospital.org/Pops
Martel’s incredible talents were showcased in the Oscar-winning film “Bohemian Rhapsody” as he was chosen to be one of the voices of Freddie Mercury for the Queen biopic. Martel was previously tapped by original Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor to front their official tribute, The Queen Extravaganza, before setting out on his own in 2017 with The Ultimate Queen Celebration. His viral YouTube videos have generated millions of views, and Martel has appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” singing the Queen classic “Somebody to Love.”(more…)
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a warning this week about the potential for spread of novel coronavirus illness, COVID-19, in the United States. This was not unexpected, and the NCH infection control and emergency preparedness teams have been preparing for this possibility since we first learned of the outbreak in China. The outbreak has been continuing with rapidly increasing case counts in a growing number of countries. As part of the announcement this week, the CDC also broadened its highest level of travel advisory to include South Korea in addition to China.(more…)
Nantucket Cottage Hospital is inviting Nantucket residents to submit applications for its 2020 Beinecke Scholarship Fund. This special fund, created by the late Nantucket businessman and civic leader Walter Beinecke, Jr., is intended to further the education and training of island residents in medical and health care fields by helping to finance their studies. The scholarship fund is open to graduates of Nantucket High School, employees of Nantucket Cottage Hospital and any other island resident who can satisfy the guidelines and requirements.(more…)
Nantucket Cottage Hospital is making the process of checking-in for an appointment easier, more private and streamlined through our new eCheck-in feature.
Beginning Feb. 23rd, 2020, patients can save time and conveniently check-in for their upcoming appointment from their mobile device or computer by logging into their Partners Patient Gateway account up to seven days in advance. This feature applies to all scheduled appointments at NCH, including at the physician clinic, Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy, Imaging, Infusion, and Dialysis.(more…)
Through a partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Nantucket Cottage Hospital is now able to link victims of sexual assault or abuse with nurses specially trained in medical forensic care in the immediate aftermath of such incidents.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital is one of six hospitals in Massachusetts to launch a TeleSANE program, which connects hospital clinicians and sexual assault patients with certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) through innovative video conferencing technology.(more…)