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BHC Strives for Excellence

As asserted in our mission statement, the Bateman Horne Center envisions a world where patients with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia (FM) are readily diagnosed, effectively treated, and widely met with empathy and understanding. To achieve this vision, the BHC is progressing toward becoming a center of excellence for ME/CFS and FM, a process that was the…

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A Priceless Contribution: A Tribute to Leigh Reynolds

Suzanne Vernon pays tribute to Leigh Reynolds of Altimeter Consulting who broke ground in the evolution of the Bateman Horne Center from a small medical clinic to a nonprofit center of excellence with a national footprint. For the past 5 years, I’ve had the good fortune and honor to work with and learn from an…

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Honoring Nearly Two Decades of Service

Valene Retires

Beloved member of BHC family retires after 17 years A message from Valene Archibald as she retires after nearly two decades of service to the Bateman Horne Center. Sending her love and gratitude to Dr. B and the many patients she came to know and care so deeply for… Dear Patients and Friends, As some…

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Dream Teams Assemble to Advance Research

Research Dream Team

“Advancing Research” is central to Bateman Horne Centers’ mission of empowering patients and improving clinical care for ME/CFS and FM.  The trick of course is figuring out the best way to advance research. This is a decision any organization targeting research into these complex conditions must wrestle with. At the 2016 IACFSME conference it was…

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Open House Offers a Glimpse of BHC Progress

Open House

In 2015, the Bateman Horne Center began a transformation. Once the Fatigue Consultation Clinic (FCC) and the Organization for Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Education & Research (OFFER), two separate organizations with regional footprint came together to make a global impact. A small handful of donors invested greatly in our dream and ensured we had the resources needed to…

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Dr. Bateman Determined to Power-Up in 2017

Dr. Bateman, BHC founder and medical director, reflects on the progress in 2016 and plans to power-up her dedication to patients. __________ The “wear wild socks” year was amazing, marked by the quick-paced steps of the turtle-carrying-hares toward illness recognition and biomarker discovery.  (Read how it all began HERE.)  The recipe for this success has been…

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An Important Note to Current BHC Patients from Dr. B

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Dear BHC Patient, As you may know we have been working diligently to create more services, resources and research progress for patients with FM and ME/CFS by creating the Bateman Horne Center (BHC), a non-profit organization and potential center of excellence. The great news is that we have made amazing progress and anticipate much more.…

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First-Class Care; First-Class Space

first-class care

In our spring campaign we set a goal to raise $300,000 that would allow us to move into a larger facility in order to serve more patients, expand education efforts, and increase research participation. Earlier this month, we announced that we had exceeded our goal by more than 260%, raising more than $1.08 million! Well, the turtles have…

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BHC Raises $1.08 Million, Moving to New Facility!

Were Moving

We’re Moving!  In our spring campaign we laid out an audacious goal to raise $300,000 that would allow us to move into a larger facility in order to serve more patients, expand education efforts, and increase research participation. We are thrilled to announce that we have exceeded our goal by more than 260%, raising more than…

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Biomarkers or Bust

Biomarkers or bust

Dr. Vernon explains why for the Bateman Horne Center, the identification of biomarkers is mission-critical… It’s Biomarkers or Bust! __________ Back in 2008 when I was advocating on the Hill and at NIH for greater research dollars for ME/CFS research I was told, “Identify biomarkers and increased research dollars will follow.”  A Catch 22 if…

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