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Do Your Part For Your Heart

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week was initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) to focus national attention on cardiac rehabilitation’s contribution to the improvement of the health and physical performance of individuals at risk for heart disease and/or those individuals diagnosed with heart disease or dysfunction. AACVPR National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is […]


Travis Boucher, CFO

Speare Memorial Hospital Names Boucher New CFO

Posted on February 13th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Speare Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Travis M. Boucher, of Concord, as the hospital’s new chief financial officer. Boucher has a wealth of experience in health administration and financial management. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the health management and policy program at the University of New Hampshire and went on to earn his […]


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Speare Goes Red for Heart Health

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

February is designated as American Heart Month and the first Friday of the month is Wear Red Day to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives. Because when we come together, there’s nothing we can’t do. One in three. That’s the price women pay for cardiovascular disease. It’s time to change this fact. […]


Steven V. Ball, MS, MBA, CRNA, Director of Anesthesiology, Rachael (Rae) Ritter, MSN, CRNA,Daniel E. Rice, Jr. DNP, CRNA

CRNAs: The Future of Anesthesia Care Today

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The first successful surgical procedure was performed with anesthesia in 1846. Since then, anesthesia has continued to evolve and become safer, playing an integral role in enabling doctors to perform necessary and life-saving operations. During the week of January 20-26, 2019, the certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) from Speare Memorial Hospital are joining thousands of their […]


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Exercise For a Longer, Healthier Life

Posted on January 10th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

By RehabFit team members – Becky Chase MS, RCEP, and Leah Baron MS The effect of activity on mental and physical health is discussed frequently in today’s society. However, the benefits can be easily overlooked and taken for granted.  A recent study done by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has shown having a sedentary lifestyle is […]


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Reflecting on Giving Birth at Speare

Posted on January 9th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

“My daughter Megan just delivered a baby at Speare and had the most wonderful experience. She was going to have her baby at LRGH and was one of those shocked to learn she would not deliver there. She was scheduled to go to Concord, but two days after her due date was told that her insurance wouldn’t be […]


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We’ve been selected for the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program

Posted on December 27th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

We are excited to share that Speare Memorial Hospital at Boulder Point, has been chosen by the Hannaford store located at 389 Tenney Mountain Hwy, Plymouth, NH as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program! This means for every Community Bag purchased at the Plymouth, NH Hannaford during the month of January, we receive […]


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Preventing Patient Falls

Posted on December 18th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths in New Hampshire among people ages 65 and over. New Hampshire Falls Facts (This information is from WISQARS and NHUDDS) Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths among people 65-85+ with 210 deaths. There were 12,045 older adults treated for fall-related injuries in emergency departments […]


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New After Hours Call Service at Plymouth Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Posted on December 13th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Plymouth Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine is committed to meeting the health care needs of your children 24 hours a day. We have implemented a new service for patients and families that call our office after hours. When you call after hours, you will be directed to Night Nurse Plus, an outside agency that employs experienced pediatric […]


Ken Chadderton

RehabFit Member of the Month: Ken Chadderton

Posted on December 12th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Ken joined RehabFit in January 2016 with the goal of increasing ankle strength and mobility and overall fitness. Ken comes in almost every day and likes to talk and joke with fellow RehabFit members. Ken also recently joined the morning strength and balance class and is a great addition to the fun, social group. Why […]


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