Cardiac Rehab combines exercise and education to transform patient’s lives

Posted on October 9th, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The Cardiac Rehab program at Speare Memorial Hospital has been transforming patient’s lives for the past 10 years. Charlie Sniffen from Holderness, NH had a bypass and valve replacement before being referred to the Cardiac Rehabilitation program. Charlie admits he was doing all the wrong things. His primary care doctor, Dr. Young, kept worrying about him and telling […]

Plymouth Pediatrics Farewell and Welcome Party

Posted on October 6th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

As summer transitions to autumn, Plymouth Pediatrics is also experiencing a change of seasons. On September 3rd Plymouth Pediatrics held a Farewell and Welcome Party for Dr. David Cunis and Dr. Heather Williams. Plymouth Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine is a regional clinic of the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD). Its clinicians are affiliated with Speare Memorial Hospital, and their goal is […]

Speare’s Cardiac Rehab – Changing Lives for 10 Years

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

Building Better Hearts was the established goal of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, or Cardiac Rehab, when it was introduced as a new service at Speare Memorial Hospital on October 24, 2005. Opened as part of the hospital’s then recent renovation and expansion, the Cardiac Rehab program was developed in response to a community health need. Today, […]

16th Annual KYMMA Day to Fight Cancer

Posted on October 1st, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

On Saturday, September 26, 2015 the 16th Annual Keeping You, Me & Memories Alive (KYMMA) Day to Fight Cancer was held at the Plymouth State University PE Center. Proceeds from the event provide aid to individuals and their families, living in the Central New Hampshire area, who are affected by cancer. Once again, Speare Memorial Hospital was a platinum sponsor and […]

National Comic Book Day Celebrated at Speare

Posted on September 25th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

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 Schedules Annual Public Flu Shot Clinics

Posted on September 24th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

  Fall has arrived and so too has the focus on helping to prevent flu-related illness. Speare Memorial Hospital offers the flu vaccine to persons 18 years and older, and are available at several public flu shot clinics scheduled at the Hospital and in the surrounding communities. Vaccines are administered by a Registered Nurse and […]

Speare and LRGHealthcare Form Collaborative to Implement New EHR From Cerner

Posted on September 15th, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 September 10th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

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 September 8th, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 August 26th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

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 […]