Speare Memorial Hospital


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 […]

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 […]

Speare Memorial Hospital hosts College Fair

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

On July 29, 2015, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Speare Memorial Hospital hosted a college fair for its employees.  Attendees learned how additional education equals more choices and that means more success. Representatives from each school had information available on undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing, healthcare management, business, public health and more. The schools attending […]

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

 The Benefits of Blueberries Blueberries are the original fast food and are powerhouses packed with vitamin C. One cup of raw blueberries provides about 15 milligrams of vitamin C — or 20 percent of the daily intake the Institute of Medicine recommends for women. Blueberries Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy According to the American Optometric Association, scientific evidence […]

Healthy eyes are always in style

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Being in the sun should always mean taking precautions against damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation. But, despite the health risks and repeated warnings, only 40 percent of consumers* say protecting their eyes from sun damage is the primary reason they wear sunglasses. When shopping for sunglasses it’s important to remember that although a great pair of shades […]