Fast Food Commercials to Kids 'Deceptive' by Industry Self-Regulation Standards
March 05, 2015
Fast food ads aimed at kids fail to de-emphasize toy premiums, and fail to emphasize healthy menu items, investigators at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found...Read more.
Cheshire Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Affiliation Agreement Approved
March 03, 2015
Sharing a strong commitment to improving population health and value-based care for the benefit of the citizens of New Hampshire and Vermont, Cheshire Medical Center (Cheshire) and Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) are moving forward with plans to strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two institutions. ..Read more.
Free Gastric Banding Info Session - April 7th
March 03, 2015
Join us on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the North Conference Rooms 1 & 2 at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene for a free information session on Adjustable Gastric Banding, a surgical treatment for obesity. ..Read more.
U.S. Spends More on Cancer Care, Saves Fewer Lives than Western Europe
March 02, 2015
Such findings have raised questions about the additional value of U.S. cancer care derived from the additional spending, in comparison to the situation in other high-income countries...Read more.
7th Annual Bald is Beautiful Cancer Fundraiser - Saturday, May 2, 2015
March 02, 2015
Free Colonoscopy Info Session March 10th
February 22, 2015
Attend a FREE info session and receive a FREE prep kit from the Gastroenterology Department when you book a screening colonoscopy...Read more.
CMC/DHK Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run - Saturday April 11
February 19, 2015
Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock hosts the 8th Annual Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run on Saturday, April 11th, 2015...Read more.
CMC/DHK's Urology Department Set for Move on Friday, February 20
February 18, 2015
The Urology Department of CMC/DHK will be relocating on Friday, February 20th...Read more.
Currier Neily, APRN, Joins Family Medicine at CMC/DHK
February 18, 2015
CMC/DHK is pleased to welcome Currier Neily, APRN, to the Department of Family Medicine...Read more.
In Recognition of American Heart Month New Blood Pressure Control Guidance Released
February 11, 2015
CMC/DHK and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are pleased to announce the release of Ten Steps for Improving Blood Pressure Control in New Hampshire: A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Community Partners. ..Read more.
CMC/DHK Diabetes Self-Management
Education Program Merits Continued ADA Recognition
February 06, 2015
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was renewed for the Cheshire County Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at CMC/DHK on January 7, 2015...Read more.
Cheshire Medical Center Awarded $85,000 to Create a Controlled Substance Management Network
January 23, 2015
Cheshire Medical Center was recently awarded an $85,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Rural Health Policy to establish a Controlled Substance Management Network (CSMN). ..Read more.
Brandie Porter, CNM, MSN Joins Women's Health at CMC/DHK
January 20, 2015
CMC/DHK is pleased to welcome Brandie Porter, CNM, MSN to CMC/DHK's department of Women's Health. ..Read more.
Whitney Patterson, APRN, Joins Rheumatology at CMC/DHK
January 14, 2015
CMC/DHK is pleased to welcome Whitney Patterson, APRN, to our department of Rheumatology...Read more.
New CMC/DHK Resource to Help Manage Patients' Online Health Information
January 06, 2015
Dana Carley provides support to patients in accessing and answering questions about CMC/DHK's new patient portal...Read more.
Local Nurses Receive Certification as Surgical Clinical Reviewers
December 31, 2014
CMC/DHK is pleased to announce that Sara Lyon, RN and Allison Davidson, RN have received certification as Surgical Clinical Reviewers through the American College of Surgeons' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. ..Read more.
Quit Smoking This Year With Help From Free Info Sessions on 12/30
December 19, 2014
CMC/DHK is hosting several informational sessions to help tobacco users to quit, just in time for the New Year. ..Read more.
Payson Ayer-Dufner, PA, Joins Orthopaedics at CMC/DHK
December 16, 2014
CMC/DHK is pleased to welcome Payson Ayer-Dufner, Physician Assistant, to our Orthopaedics Department. ..Read more.
Hospitalist Gerard Kiernan, MD Receives Honorary Degrees
December 11, 2014
CMC/DHK is pleased to announce that Gerard Kiernan, MD has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and in Hospital Medicine by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). ..Read more.
Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT Could Be Cost Effective According to Dartmouth Study
November 10, 2014
This relatively new screening test uses annual low-dose CT scans to spot lung tumors early in individuals facing the highest risks of lung cancer due to age and smoking history...Read more.