Speare Memorial Hospital


Speare’s Cardiac Rehab – Changing Lives for 10 Years

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015

  Building Better Hearts was the established goal of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, or Cardiac Rehab, when it was introduced as a new service at Speare Memorial Hospital on October 24, 2005. Opened as part of the hospital’s then recent renovation and expansion, the Cardiac Rehab program was developed in response to a community health need. […]

Speare Schedules Annual Public Flu Shot Clinics

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2015

Fall has arrived and so too has the focus on helping to prevent flu-related illness. Speare Memorial Hospital offers the flu vaccine to persons 18 years and older, and are available at several public flu shot clinics scheduled at the Hospital and in the surrounding communities. Vaccines are administered by a Registered Nurse and most […]

Speare Primary Care Welcomes Dr. Michael Watto

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015

Speare Primary Care is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Watto to the practice. Dr. Watto will be accepting new patients age 13 years and older beginning September 8. Appointments can be made by calling Speare Primary Care at (603) 536-1881. The office is located on the second floor of Speare Memorial at Boulder Point, 103 […]

16th Annual KYMMA Day to Fight Cancer

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015

On Saturday, September 26, 2015 the 16th Annual Keeping You, Me & Memories Alive (KYMMA) Day to Fight Cancer was held at the Plymouth State University PE Center. Proceeds from the event provide aid to individuals and their families, living in the Central New Hampshire area, who are affected by cancer. Once again, Speare Memorial Hospital was a platinum sponsor and […]

National Comic Book Day Celebrated at Speare

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2015

Speare Memorial Hospital has a vibrant and active group of volunteers helping out in various capacities. Each month the team comes up with different ways to brighten patient’s visits with us. Today, September 25th, was National Comic Book Day and they purchased a variety of different comic books featuring superheroes including Superman, Batman, the X-Men, the […]

Speare and LRGHealthcare Form Collaborative to Implement New EHR From Cerner

Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Responding to federal government requirements for information technology integration and infrastructure to support clinical care, LRGHealthcare (comprised of Lakes Region General Hospital and Franklin Regional Hospital) and Speare Memorial Hospital have partnered to form Asquam Community Health Collaborative, a limited liability corporation. The Asquam collaborative has selected Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, to […]

Speare to take part in Plymouth Town Wide Yard Sale

Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2015

The 19th Annual Plymouth, NH Town Wide Yard Sale is taking place this Saturday, September 12, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Speare Memorial Hospital is taking part again this year and will have a wide assortment of items including small furniture and TVs, as well as a bake sale at our Highland Street […]

Speare’s Michelle McEwen Named Among 50 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Becker’s Hospital Review has announced the publication of its list of 50 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know, including Speare Memorial Hospital’s President and CEO Michelle McEwen, FACHE The administrators, presidents, CEOs and other executives on this list lead the hospitals on Becker’s 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know list released back in August. Becker’s notes […]

Speare’s Oncology Clinic Welcomes Dr. Benitez

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Oncology Clinic at Speare Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Cibar Benitez, M.D. Dr. Benitez is a physician with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), of which Speare’s Oncology Clinic is a regional affiliate, offering patients access to sophisticated cancer care close to home. Trained as an internal medicine physician, Dr. Benitez is […]

Speare Named One of the Nation’s 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Speare Memorial Hospital has been named among 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in the United States. The list, compiled for the first time by Becker’s Hospital Review features critical access hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in caring for their communities, rising above to meet the needs of their patients. “This designation is another testament to […]