SNHH Blog

The deNicola Breast Health Center at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center is one of the first in NH to offer the SmartCurve™ breast stabilization system, which is clinically proven to deliver a more comfortable mammogram without compromising image quality, workflow or dose.
11/14/2018 by Jackie Clancy, SNHH
On Friday, several agencies from throughout the Gate City participated in a pediatric mass casualty simulation to evaluate how prepared they are in the case of a community disaster. 
10/29/2018 by KIMBERLY HOUGHTON, Union Leader Correspondent
As the president and CEO of SolutionHealth, a new entity combining Southern New Hampshire Health of Nashua and Elliot Health System of Manchester, Sherry Hausmann has quite a bit on her plate.
8/9/2018 by Damien Fisher, Nashua Telegraph
While students have summer vacation on their minds, teachers in Milford thought about safety Wednesday morning during a “Stop The Bleeding” training session.
6/28/2018 by Adam Urquhart, The Telegraph
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
6/12/2018
In an effort to curb hunger and provide a helping hand to Nashua’s less fortunate families, a new community garden has been constructed in the heart of downtown. About a dozen volunteers gathered on Thursday to construct several garden beds for the new Spring Street Community Gardens. 
6/1/2018 by Kimberly Houghton, Union Leader
A community partnership designed to help feed those in need planted roots Thursday morning with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Nashua Spring Street Gardens initiative.
6/1/2018 by Adam Urquhart, The Telegraph
Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health Recently Concluded Transaction to Create Solutionhealth Regional Health System for Southern New Hampshire. SolutionHealth announced today that its Board of Trustees has named Sherry Hausmann as President and Chief Executive Officer. 
5/7/2018 by BusinessWire
When a New Hampshire hospital put a new communication bundle using rapid response calls into action, the hospital's rate of unplanned transfers to the intensive care and overall ICU admissions significantly declined, according to a pilot study published in the American Journal of Critical Care.
5/3/2018 by Megan Knowles, Becker's Hospital Review
Southern New Hampshire Health is teaming up with Girls on the Run at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School in Nashua as part of a nationwide campaign to promote physical-activity-based positive youth development for girls in grades three through eight.
4/18/2018 by Adam Urquhart, The Telegraph
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has appointed a new chief medical officer. Currently, Scherer serves as medical director for Dartmouth -Hitchcock in Nashua, but has been working in the medical field for more than 15 years.
3/29/2018 by Kimberly Houghton, Union Leader
In case you didn’t know, March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

 
3/22/2018 by Joan Stylianos, Union Leader
Jon Michael Brian Vore, DO, FAAFP, a family physician at Amherst Medical Center, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
3/15/2018 by Drew Walker

Nashua Senior Activity Center hosting free presentation March 27

3/9/2018 by Nashua Telegraph - Adam Urquhart
A new complimentary service has been implemented at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, furthering its commitment to always improve their patients’ experiences, officials report.
3/7/2018 by The Nashua Telegraph
About 25 civilians participated in a five-hour course on Saturday at the police station, which taught them how to respond to active shooting situations and how to apply emergency casualty care if necessary.
2/25/2018 by Kimberly Houghton, Union Leader
Dr. Bill Lero of Merrimack Pediatrics retired in January 2018 after a long career as a pediatrician. He taught many medical students over the years, however the last medical student to shadow his practice prior to his retirement was his son.
2/16/2018 by Merrimack Journal
On Tuesday, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center became the first facility in New England to earn the Go Clear Award.
2/15/2018 by Posted 2/15/2018 Nashua Telegraph by Adam Urquhart
We are proud to announce that Dr. Michael Kaczanowski has been named Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation’s oldest medical society
2/7/2018
Kara Morse, MSW, LICSW, of Foundation Counseling/Wellness shows us how to make this Greek salad with peas and Kalamata olives.
2/1/2018 by WMUR
Concussion test criteria often cloudy.
1/30/2018 by The Nashua Telegraph - Craig Urquhart
Executives and medical leaders promoting the affiliation of two southern New Hampshire hospitals said Thursday the need to expand mental health coverage played a major role in proposing this unique partnership.
1/19/2018 by The Union Leader
This was the latest in a pair of public hearings on the proposed merger. Another was held the week before in Nashua.
1/19/2018 by NHPR
Medical l SNHH and Elliot hospitals host public forum for community input.
1/11/2018 by The Nashua Telegraph
The Telegraph - Local Commentary - Michael Rose, President and CEO of Southern New Hampshire Health System
12/11/2017 by The Nashua Telegraph
Kelly Yellick of Southern New Hampshire Health shows how to make this spicy chicken meatball dish. 
12/6/2017 by WMUR
For the people of Puerto Rico, the recovery stage is going to last months and years, not days and weeks said Mike Rose, CEO of Southern N.H. Health.
11/8/2017 by The Nashua Telegraph
 With recent cold weather and rain moving through the region, flu season has seemed to come early this year.
11/1/2017 by Drew Walker

As part of an initiative with Granite Health’s Zero Left Campaign, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center unveiled their permanent Take Back Box for unwanted or expired prescriptions medications.

10/27/2017 by The Nashua Telegraph
Immediate Care is proud to once again support Operation Gratitude’s Halloween Candy Collection. Last year
10/17/2017 by Audra Burns
The process involves inserting very fine needles – similar to long straight pins – through the skin and into the muscle trigger points to treat what is called myofascial pain.
8/27/2017
It used to be that every time someone came into the hospital, the hospital got paid. So the more patients in the beds, the bigger the payday for hospital coffers.
7/21/2017 by Business NH Magazine
Elliot Health System (“Elliot”) and Southern New Hampshire Health System (“SNHH”) today announced that they will jointly hold two public listening sessions over the course of the summer...
7/13/2017
Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health
7/10/2017
Ashley Iannaco of Southern New Hampshire Health shows how to make this Mediterranean-style salad.
 
6/26/2017 by WMUR
This week I had the pleasure of interviewing young professional Kara Morse, who has dedicated her life to...
6/23/2017 by Stay Work Play New Hampshire
On Wednesday, Granite Health announced the organization has been awarded a grant from Tufts Health Freedom Plan and Northeast Delta Dental to implement efforts aimed at preventing addiction and combating New Hampshire’s opioid crisis by reducing excess prescription opioids.
6/7/2017

Why You Shouldn't Just Sit There. If you had to take a guess, how many hours would you say that you spend seated?

6/5/2017 by New Hampshire Magazine
The Merrimack Rotary Club welcomes Merrimack Immediate Care as a Founders Level Partner for the July Fourth Family Fun Day and Pancake Breakfast sponsor.
5/19/2017 by The Cabinet Press
Emergency room physician Dilip Yarabothu showed everyone how to make a heart-healthy fast thai pineapple curry crock-pot freezer meal and also shared information on the warning signs of a stroke...
5/17/2017 by WMUR
Patio Dedication Celebrates Medical Center’s Current, Former Nurses. Louise Bergeron, who graduated in 1950 from the former Nashua Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and went on to...
5/11/2017
Recognizing and encouraging efforts to improve the healthcare experience for patients, their families and caregivers, Southern New Hampshire Health...
4/24/2017

Southern New Hampshire Health Donates $10,000 to Harbor Homes/Nashua Safe Stations. The nonprofit agency Harbor Homes and member of the affiliated organizations that make up the Partnership for Successful Living, received...

4/14/2017
One of the most common cancers in the United States is also one of the most unpleasant to discuss.
3/7/2017 by The Telegraph
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Foundation Medical Partners nineteen Primary Care Practices have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. 
 
2/13/2017
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua has been recognized for implementing the latest research-based treatment guidelines for stroke patients through the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke quality improvement program. 
1/28/2017
Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced that Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has upgraded to Voalte Platform™ for secure communication and alert notification via smartphones.
1/10/2017