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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 […]

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 […]

Speare’s Shamrock Shuffle 5K

Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2014

Leapin’ Leprechauns spring is just around the corner! Time to get up, get out and get moving with our 5K health walk/run.  Join the fun on Saturday, March 15 and walk/run with us, be a sponsor and/or donate to our race day raffle. Race Brochure & Registration Form Speare Shamrock Shuffle 5K Sponsor Information You […]

Thank You!

Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2014

Thank you to Owl’s Nest Resort & Golf Club in Campton, New Hampshire, all of our sponsors, donors, players and volunteers for making our 2014 Golf Classic a “Sweet 16th!”  A very special thank you to our Classic Sponsor:  Joan Kirschner and the team at Plymouth General Dentistry. Your support will have an enormous impact […]

Need Help Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace?

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2014

Speare, in partnership with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, is hosting free one-on-one information sessions and enrollment assistance. When:  Every Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m.               January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March  6, 13, 20, 27 Where:   Grady Conference Room                 Located near the main elevators on the first floor                 […]

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 […]