Conquering COVID-19: Patient Reconnects with Family After Discharge from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

lanked by his caring nurses, Elizeu was wheeled out of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) early Friday evening where his family waited eagerly to embrace him for the first time since his COVID-19 diagnosis. Elizeu, a resident of southern New Hampshire, was transferred from his local hospital to DHMC on April 2nd after his illness worsened…

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Achieves Strong Standing in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Value Payment Program

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), the flagship hospital of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health academic health system, has achieved strong standing in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Value-Based Programs for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2020. The Value-Based Programs, instituted under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are intended to drive hospitals toward better reporting and improvements…

DHMC Becomes Northern New England’s First Accredited Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center

The Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, New Hampshire, has been designated a Regional Clinical Program, a designation of the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers accreditation program launched in 2014 by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. DHMC earned this distinction by assuring that individuals with pulmonary hypertension, a life-threatening lung disease, receive care…