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Whitney Patterson, APRN, Joins Rheumatology at CMC/DHK

January 14, 2015
Keene, NH

Whitney Patterson, APRN

Whitney Patterson, APRN

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene (CMC/DHK) is pleased to welcome Whitney Patterson, APRN, to CMC/DHK's department of Rheumatology. 

Prior to joining CMC/DHK, Mrs. Patterson worked at the Center for Preoperative Assessment at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.  She has more than five years’ experience as an advanced practice nurse and cares for patients using a compassionate and holistic approach.

Mrs. Patterson holds a master of science from the University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Graduate School of Nursing in Worcester, Massachusetts; and a bachelor of arts in psychology/biology from Elmira College, Elmira, New York.  She is currently working towards a doctorate of nursing practice at Regis College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Mrs. Patterson is board certified as both an acute care nurse practitioner and a geriatric nurse practitioner. 

CMC/DHK’s Rheumatology department provides a range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to adults with arthritis and diseases of the musculoskeletal system including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, lupus, Lyme disease, psoriatic arthritis, certain autoimmune diseases, and musculoskeletal pain disorders. Mrs. Patterson is working with other medical practitioners providing care in a Medical Home Team. The Medical Home Team integrates all aspects of a person's preventive, acute, and chronic care, offering patients comfort, convenience, and optimal health throughout their lifetimes. CMC/DHK implemented the medical home model to help prevent and/or manage chronic conditions.

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation’s healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation’s healthiest community by 2020. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.

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