NLH EMS Receives Recognition Award

New London Hospital EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Mission: Lifeline’s EMS recognition program recognizes emergency medical services for their efforts in improving systems of care to rapidly identify suspected heart attack patients, promptly

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NLH President and CEO Announces Plans to Retire

New London Hospital’s (NLH) President and CEO Bruce King has announced his intention to retire at the end of 2019, concluding over 16 years in the position and a 40+- years long health care career. King moved to New Hampshire to work at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) in 1987, initially as a Vice-President of Finance, responsible for

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NLH and Barban Eye Associates Unify Service

NLH AND BARBAN EYE ASSOCIATES REACH AGREEMENT New London Hospital (NLH) and Dr. Gregory Barban of Barban Eye Associates have reached an agreement for the hospital to incorporate Barban Eye Associates into their service line with the vision of providing the continuation of specialized eye care in the Lake Sunapee region. Patients will notice little

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D-H Urologist Michael Grant Joins NLH

NEW LONDON, NH– New London Hospital (NLH) recently welcomed Michael Grant, MD, as a specialty provider in Urology.  Grant will divide his time between Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) and NLH. Dr. Grant joined DHMC in November of 2018 after spending 5 years at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he completed his internship and residency.

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Catherine Bardier Named Chair of Health Advisory Council

NEW LONDON, NH– New London Hospital’s Director of Wellness and Population Health, Catherine Bardier has been named Chair of the Greater Sullivan County Public Health Advisory Council. There are 13 Regional Public Health Networks (RPHNs) in New Hampshire involving broad public health interests. The RPHNs include all of New Hampshire’s cities and towns and each

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NLH Diabetes Prevention Program Receives Recognition

NEW LONDON, NH– New London Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program has achieved Full Recognition status from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This designation is reserved for programs that effectively deliver a quality, evidence-based program that meets all of the standards for CDC recognition. Some of the requirements include providing data supported results over

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New London Hospital Launches Mobile Integrated Health

NEW LONDON – NLH Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has launched Mobile Integrated Health (MIH), a new pilot program designed to reduce hospital readmissions. Under the guidance of the State of New Hampshire Bureau of EMS the purpose of the program is to assist patients post hospital discharge who have a high risk of readmission. The

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New London Hospital Installs O-Arm

NEW LONDON – NLH has completed the installation of a new surgical imaging system. The Medtronic O-arm enhances spine surgeons’ ability to perform minimally invasive surgery procedures. The O-arm provides a real-time image of a patient’s anatomy during surgery by producing high quality images and a large field-of-view in both two and three dimensions. This

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NEWPORT HEALTH CENTER EARNS ACR ULTRASOUND ACCREDITATION

Newport Health Center (NHC) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers diagnose illness, injury or other medical problems.

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