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Flu Awareness – Please Be Considerate

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) during the first week of January 2015, the levels of influenza in the United States remained elevated.  You may have noticed that even more people in your community are coming down with the flu this year compared to last year.  In fact, New Hampshire has seen a […]

White Mountain Eye Care Opens, but the Rest of Boulder Point Remains Closed

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

White Mountain Eye Care & Optical reopened today, January 16, however the rest of Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical office building, Speare Memorial at Boulder Point, remains closed due to water damage from a frozen pipe that burst on Sunday. Clean-up and repairs are estimated to take three weeks. Practices Temporarily Relocate Offices to Speare Memorial […]

Meet Dr. Michael Giovan

Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Speare’s provider video bio series helps you get to know our providers better.  Each week we will highlight one of providers. As the Plymouth State University Team Physician and an associate professor in the University’s Department of Athletic Training, Dr. Giovan focuses on getting his patients “back in the game” whether it be on the […]

More Dates Added: Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014

Appointments available: Mondays, January 5, 12, 19, 26 and February 2, 9 from 1 -3 p.m. Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5, 12 from 4 – 8 p.m. Call (603) 238-6471 to schedule your appointment

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 […]

Fighting the Flu

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Prevention is Key to Staying Healthy During Flu Season GET VACCINATED Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, sick days from work and school, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations and deaths. Click here for more information on the flu vaccine from the CDC. WASH YOUR HANDS The flu is easily spread so frequent […]

Area Knitters Donate Caps to Oncology Clinic

Posted on Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Area knitters and crocheters spent the past three months making 90 plus caps that were donated to Speare Memorial Hospital’s Oncology Clinic, a regional affiliate of Dartmouth Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Marcia Anderson (center), Marge Mitchell (l) and Elizabeth Dunkling (r) presented the colorful assortment of caps to the Oncology staff on behalf of the New […]

Speare Primary Care Accepting New Patients

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Timely access to the care you need, when you need it. Located on the second floor of the Speare Memorial at Boulder Point medical office building, just off Tenney Mountain Highway in Plymouth, the Speare Primary Care Team offers expanded care options to patients of all ages.  Your Speare Primary Care Team are providers you […]

Family Advisors: Shaping the Care Experience

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014

By Kathy Wieliczko, Director of Patient Care Management On this particular day, Sandra Lehner of Holderness is resting comfortably in a hospital bed playing the role of the patient. Standing around her are several nurses from Speare Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Unit engaged in conversation about Sandra’s pretend condition. They are preparing to roll out […]

CEO Michelle McEwen Honored

Posted on Friday, November 7, 2014

The President and CEO of Speare Memorial Hospital was honored November 5 by the Plymouth State University student group, Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS). Michelle McEwen ’81, was named to the MAPS Alumni Hall of Fame at the Delta Mu Delta annual awards dinner. McEwen, a resident of the Plymouth area for nearly 30 […]

Art of Healing Exhibit

Posted on Thursday, October 16, 2014

Paintings from our Art of Healing painting party hosted by the Oncology Clinic are now on display at Speare Memorial Hospital, Speare Memorial at Boulder Point and in various business in our central New Hampshire communities including: Dressers Unlimited Meredith Village Savings Bank, Main St., Plymouth Thomas Roberts True Colors Print & Design Newfound Grocery […]