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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lab Introduces New Testing Options

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Laboratory Professionals Week celebrates professional medical technologists for the results they get for patients on a daily basis to assist in the detection and treatment of disease.   For Speare Memorial Hospital’s laboratory professionals, this year’s annual recognition also marks the introduction of increased testing options for higher quality and more exacting results in a shorter […]

Speare Primary Care Welcomes Vanessa Hahn, APRN

Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014

Vanessa Hahn, APRN, has always taken a holistic approach to healthcare. For many years she was a massage therapist and owned her own business. Through massage she worked collaboratively with a chiropractor and a naturopathic provider to address her patients’ needs. It is that same collaborative approach she hopes to have with her patients at […]

New Workplace Wellness Program Introduced

Posted on Wednesday, March 5, 2014

PLYMOUTH, N.H. —For Ramandeep “Deep” Davis, a pharmacy technician at Speare Memorial Hospital, it was seeing herself in vacation pictures that made her take action. Norma Shields, medical technologist in the Laboratory, saw her new position at Speare as a as an opportunity to make other life changes as well. Over the previous 10 years, […]

Community Health & Wellness Fair

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2014

Community Health & Wellness Fair Saturday, March 22 from 8 – 11 a.m. Meredith Community Center in Meredith, NH FREE health screenings and information to help you take a proactive role in promoting your ongoing health and wellness. Advance Directives Blood Pressure Screenings Bone Density Screenings Cardiopulmonary/Respiratory Therapy/Sleep Lab Cholesterol and Glucose Screening (12 hour […]

New Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center Opens

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Katie Wood Hedberg, APRN, is the Program Director and Clinical Coordinator for the new Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center  at Speare Memorial Hospital.  Located just inside the Emergency Department entrance off Avery Street, the new Wound Care Center will be addressing a growing healthcare need in our communities. “Due to the changing health of […]