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Operating Staff Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Dr. Casey and the Surgical Services Staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  They also included Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joe Ebner and Andrew Kenyon, Shipping & Receiving.  Both Dr. Ebner and Andrew have a parent who was diagnosed with ALS. View video at http://youtu.be/9oiPHWGw6mI

Community Health & Wellness Fair

Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Saturday, September 27 from 8  – 11 a.m. Speare Memorial at Boulder Point, 103 Boulder Point Drive in Plymouth Free health screenings and information to help you achieve optimal health.  Presented in partnership with our regional health partners. Advance Directives, Speare’s Department of Patient Care Management Blood Pressure Checks, Pemi-Baker Community Health Bone Density (heel […]

Meet Dr. Victor Gennaro

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Speare has launched a new provider video bio series to help you get to know our providers better.  Each week we will highlight one of providers. 

Feeling the Burn of Chronic Reflux?

Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

New treatment introduced for Barrett’s Esophagus as a result of chronic reflux From heartburn to more serious symptoms, such as choking or trouble swallowing, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or reflux, affects an estimated 15 million Americans. Of those, 13 percent are estimated to have Barrett’s esophagus. Barrett’s is the development of abnormal tissue in the […]

Speare Welcomes New CFO

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2014

After graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with his bachelor’s, Thomas Lenkowski considered four career options:  the Peace Corps , the Navy, healthcare or a pickle factory.  He chose healthcare, and since 1975 has worked in the hospital field. Today, Lenkowski is the new chief financial officer at Speare Memorial Hospital.  He describes the […]

Cardiac Rehab Nationally Certified

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2013

Speare Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its Cardiac Rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Speare’s Cardiac Rehab was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular […]

2013 Annual Report Available

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

View our 2013 Annual Report online or request a copy be mailed to you:  info@spearehospital.com

Bariatric Support Group

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013

RehabFIT Medical Fitness has introduced a new Bariatric Support Group. Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Speare Memorial at Boulder Point.  !03 Boulder Point Drive is located off Tenney Mountain Highway in Plymouth. The support group welcome individuals, family and friends to come […]

Sleep Lab Nationally Accredited

Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Three years after offering central New Hampshire residents hope for a better night’s sleep, the Sleep Lab at Speare Memorial Hospital has earned national accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The AASM’s mission is optimal health through better sleep, and is dedicated to setting standards of care and promoting excellence in sleep […]

Happy Feet and Diabetes: A Discussion

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The American Diabetes Association says that “feet should last a lifetime,” but diabetes can make it harder to keep feet healthy. Come meet Katie Wood Hedberg, APRN, Program Director of Speare Hospital’s Wound Care Center. Listen in as she explains how to spot the early signs of a sore foot, and when to seek medical […]

Jessica Case, PA-C, Joins Plymouth General Surgery

Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Plymouth General Surgery is pleased to welcome Certified Physician Assistant Jessica Case to the team. Jessica joins Dr. Joe Casey and Dr. Jim Koren in providing continuing care for patients post-operatively and in the Wound Care &Hyperbaric Medicine Center. As a physician assistant, Jessica is a licensed and certified health professional who practices medicine with […]

New Options for Health Insurance

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The New Hampshire Health Protection Plan offers new options for insurance coverage for income qualified individuals and families.  Statewide information session are being over the next couple of weeks, with Laconia on June 16 and Littleton on June 25 being the closest for residents in central New Hampshire.  Please click the link below for more […]

Volunteers Honored as “Shining Stars”

Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Speare Memorial Hospital’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon was a tribute to old Hollywood glamour showcasing its “shining stars”—our volunteers—complete with a Speare Walk of Fame, featuring a star for each of the Hospital’s 48 volunteers. Student and Volunteer Services Coordinator Chris Fenn, welcomed everyone with a trip down memory lane noting Ann Blair had the […]

Speare Memorial Hospital is Ranked Among the Best Hospitals in the Country

Posted on Monday, May 19, 2014

Speare Memorial Hospital kicked off its Hospital Week festivities by celebrating being named among the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals nationwide on iVantage Health Analytics 2014 Top 100 list.  Additionally, Speare is ranked as a HealthStrong™ Hospital for 2014, a designation given to 547 of the 4,299 acute care hospitals in the United States. “We […]