Harry-George-150x150 Cardiac Rehab Makes Each Day a Positive, Wonderful Experience

Cardiac Rehab Makes Each Day a Positive, Wonderful Experience

Posted on October 30th, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The first day Harry George came to Cardiac Rehab for his initial assessment, he was in a wheel chair. Nearly a year after open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve due to a bacterial infection, Harry was dancing down the halls of Speare. “Now I have two birthdays,” Harry says. “My actual birthday on […]


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Healthcare Quality and Infection Prevention celebration raises money for 3-D Mammography

Posted on October 29th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

On October 22 Speare Memorial Hospital celebrated Healthcare Quality and Infection Prevention Week.This was a time to celebrate all the hard work and focus everyone at Speare provides to these efforts. Infection prevention is everyone’s job. Each of us has an important role to play in keeping our patients safe from infection—and hand hygiene is key! Our team […]


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Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Posted on October 27th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

Last week was Medical Assistants Recognition week and we’d like to thank all our Medical Assistants for their versatility, dedication and excellent work they do every day as members of our health care delivery team, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Medical assistants are the central figures in promoting and maintaining cooperative and successful relationships between patients […]


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Building Better Hearts

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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. […]


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Cardiac Rehab: an Advantage Close to Home

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital

MaryAnn’s story starts in March 2010 when she had a heart attack, was brought to Speare’s Emergency Department, and air lifted to Catholic Medical Center (CMC). After her hospitalization, she was referred to Speare’s Cardiac Rehab Program. Being a retired nurse who had an active lifestyle, MaryAnn appreciated the monitored exercise program and learned a […]


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Cardiac Rehab: an Advantage Close to Home

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

MaryAnn’s story starts in March 2010 when she had a heart attack, was brought to Speare’s Emergency Department, and air lifted to Catholic Medical Center (CMC). After her hospitalization, she was referred to Speare’s Cardiac Rehab Program. Being a retired nurse who had an active lifestyle, MaryAnn appreciated the monitored exercise program and learned a […]


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Speare’s It’s a Guy Thing Spotlights Men’s Health

Posted on October 16th, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

On Wednesday, November 4 from 5 – 8 p.m., Speare Memorial Hospital puts the spotlight on men’s health with its fourth annual ‘It’s a Guy Thing’. The event will be held at Speare Memorial at Boulder Point in Plymouth, located at 103 Boulder Point Drive, just off Tenney Mountain Highway. The evening begins at 5 p.m. […]


Charlie-Sniffen-150x150 Cardiac Rehab combines exercise and education to transform patient's lives

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 […]


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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 […]


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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, […]