David Reynolds, Senior Policy Advisor for Health to United States Senator Bernie Sanders, will join BISHCA as Deputy Commissioner of Health Care Administration. The Health Care Administration oversees hospital budget review and the certificate of need process, maintains health care data bases, oversees quality reporting by hospitals and health insurers and supervises external claim reviews. HCA is also responsible for liaison between BISHCA and the Green Mountain Care Board. Reynolds will begin work at BISHCA in early December. ‘David Reynolds brings a rare combination of policy knowledge and on the ground experience in the delivery of health care to our work implementing health care reform in Vermont,’ said BISHCA Commissioner Steve Kimbell. ‘I am very glad to have him join our team at BISHCA,’ he continued. David Reynolds holds a doctorate in Health Policy from the University of Michigan and brings to his new position extensive career experience in health care programs and policy and in federal and local government. He is a resident of St. Johnsbury. BISHCA 11.8.2011
The Batesville Lady Bulldogs finished 3rd in the 6-team Shelbyville Invitational Saturday at Rivers Edge Golf Course with a score of 382. New Palestine shot 339. Triton Central 376 Shelbyville 402. Franklin Central 431. Jennings County 434.Snakiest Fox of New Pal was medalist with a 68 (-4). Emma Weiler shot 74 finishing second. Also for Batesville Sarah Ronnebaum 95. Tori Harpring 102. Chloe Murphy 119. Madelyn Pohlman 111.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Tom Meyer.
The Bosnian tennis player Dea Herdželaš placed herself in the finals of the ITF Tournament in Belgrade.This 18 years old girl from Sarajevo, currently on the 590. position of the WTA list won today in the semi-finals against Dejana Radanović (876. WTA) from Serbia with the result 6:3, 7:6.The match for the title at the 10 000 Dollars worth tournament, Herdželaš will play on Sunday against the sixteen years old Nina Alibalić from Croatia (1071. WTA).(Source: Fena / photo: sportsport.ba)
Emergency workers and supporters from Two River area towns gathered outside Hackensack Meridian Riverview Medical Center April 10 to show their appreciation for health care workers as they changed shifts. For story, see page 3. Crowds in front of Riverview Medical Center gave cheers and thanks to doctors, nurses and other health care providers. Story and photos by Lynne Ward Residents from all over the Two River area came out to cheer, sing, clap and wave banners, signs and American flags. Emergency workers and first responders from many surrounding towns, including police, EMS crews, fire companies and others, came out to cheer on the nurses, doctors and other health care providers on the front line fighting the coronavirus. With sirens sounding and lights flashing, the town of Red Bank showed its appreciation to the Riverview staff. Hackensack Meridian Riverview Medical Center was the site of an impromptu outpouring of thank yous for staff April 10. The surprise event was organized by Red Bank Fire Chief Scott Calabrese. Former Hackensack Meridian Health co-CEO John Lloyd was in attendance, as well as River view board members and Kelli O’Brien, chief hospital executive, and Jennifer Smith, executive director of Riverview Medical Center Foundation, just to name a few. It was a magical evening in Red Bank, one full of emotion and hope. RED BANK- A crowd of well-wishers – most of them wearing gloves and masks converged outside side Hackensack Meridian Riverview Medical Center Friday evening, April 10 as health care workers were changing shifts. Many also chipped in to deliver dinner to the health care workers, some of whom were able to watch the fanfare from the windows of the hospital’s upper floors. This article originally appeared in the April 16th, 2020 print edition of The Two River Times.