Friends of New London Hospital | September/October 2013
Friends
of
Supporting New London Hospital through active service and philanthropy
InsideThis Issue
It’s Not Too Late...
2
Eat More Fiber
3
The Propeller Event Review
4
Golf Invitational Thank You
5
3
D Mammography at NLH
6
Breast Cancer Awareness
6
Jim Lepich, APRN Joins NLH
7
Karen Zurheide Named NLH VP 7
Residents Support NH Food Bank 9
NLH Art Program
10
Mark Your Calendar
11
Volunteer Spotlight
12
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89
th
Annual Hospital Days!
In 1924, New London Hospital and the community celebrated the first
annual Hospital Days. Eighty-nine years later, the tradition continues.
From August 1-4 the community
joined together to hold events
throughout the weekend. Activities
included a community bake,
knitting and jewelry sale held
by the Friends of New London
Hospital, a New London Garden
Club flower arrangement sale,
family fun activities hosted
by the New London Recreation
Department and a food tent with
homemade meals hosted by the
Rotary Club and Lions Club of New London. The Lake Sunapee Region
Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Midway and the Upper Valley
New London
Hospital Receives
Most Wired”
Award Second
Year In a Row
For the second
consecutive
year, New
London
Hospital has
earned a Most
Wired - Small
and Rural award from
Hospitals
&
Health Networks
magazine, the
journal of the American Hospital
Association. NLH is one of only
two Critical Access Hospitals
in New Hampshire to win this
prestigious award. Most Wired
health care organizations are
recognized for adopting
technologies to improve patient
documentation, advance clinical
decision support and evidence-
based protocols, reduce the
likelihood of medication errors and
rapidly restore access to data in the
case of a disaster or outage.
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Celebrating 90 Years
In
August 2014,
New London Hospital
and the community
will celebrate the 90th
Annual Hospital Days.
Hospital Days Parade Float. (Photo by Portrait Design Photography)
Triathlon Awards. (Photo by Kathleen A. Leonard Photography)