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Speare Primary Care Welcomes New Providers

Posted on Friday, October 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Having expended access to primary care with the addition of Vanessa Hahn, APRN, back in January, Speare Primary Care is now pleased to welcome Dr. Donald Catino and Greg Englund, APRN, to the practice care team. Dr. Catino earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his doctorate at Cornell Medical College. He […]

2014 Annual Report

Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Our 2014 Annual Report is now available. You can download a copy by clicking the cover image at right or request a copy by emailing our Community Relations Office at info@spearehospital.com.

Get Your Flu Shot

Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Public Flu Clinics  All insurances accepted including Medicare & Medicaid. Please bring your card Speare offers flu vaccines for persons 18 years and older Cost: $30.00 payable by cash or check: a receipt will be given Friday, October 3 • Ashland Booster Club •  11 am -1 pm Tuesday, October 7 • SMH Front Lobby •  7 […]

Art of Healing Painting Party

Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014

What:  Painting Party  Where: Kil’n Time Art Studio 89 Main Street, Plymouth When: Thursday, October 9 @ 6:30 p.m.  Cost:   $10 per painter and advanced registration and  payment is required. Space is limited so reserve your spot today by calling Kil’n Time at 238-9147 Family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, ourselves—we all know someone who has been diagnosed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]