New Ambulatory Surgery Center and Expanded Medical Office Space Opens at D-H Manchester

Nearly two years after breaking ground on a state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) celebrated the opening of the addition at the 100 Hitchcock Way D-H Manchester clinic on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. “This expansion of our Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester facility allows us to provide patients in our community with high-quality, affordable care which…

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Partners with North Country Healthcare to Provide Critical Neonatal Care via Telemedicine

North Country Healthcare (NCH), a nonprofit affiliation of four medical facilities in New Hampshire’s White Mountains Region, will partner with Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Connected Care and Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) to provide neonatal services to patients via telemedicine. Dartmouth-Hitchcock TeleICN (intensive care neonatology) provides around-the-clock real-time assessment and treatment recommendations through telemedicine. Using state-of-the art…

Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, Named Director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Physician-researcher Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, the Susan J. and Richard M. Levy Distinguished Professor in Health Care Delivery, has been named the new director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI). The appointment was announced today by Duane Compton, PhD, dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and…

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…