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The Public Affairs & Marketing Department at Elliot Hospital offers on-line resources that can assist journalists and media professionals in obtaining press releases, information on Elliot's clinical care, upcoming system-wide events, as well as general information about the Hospital and Health System.

Elliot’s Public Affairs and Marketing Department is eager to provide spokespeople who can conduct interviews on a variety of healthcare topics. To arrange an interview, please contact the Elliot Hospital Public Affairs & Marketing Department at (603) 663-2981 or Email us.

How Does a Sports Medicine Provider Care for Patients?

Dr. Erika Sadeghi with Elliot Orthopaedics, an Orthopedic Center of Excellence, joins the podcast to discuss chronic injuries and sports-related issues, providing expertise in non-operative orthopedic care spanning from pediatric to geriatric patients. Dr. Sadeghi dispels the misconception that only athletes can benefit from sports medicine, emphasizing its relevance for anyone experiencing musculoskeletal challenges. She sheds light on musculoskeletal medicine and explores the therapeutic applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound. Read more...

Who Needs a Primary Care Provider?

A primary care provider (PCP) is the health care cornerstone that supports your well-being. A PCP isn't just a doctor; they're your navigator through health care, ensuring your health stays on track and addressing concerns before they escalate. The term "primary care practitioner or provider" encompasses an array of medical professionals, such as physicians (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Geriatrics) and advanced care providers like nurse practitioners or physician assistants. Read more...

Telling a Cold from the Flu and What to Do

Colder weather means more time inside and the start of cold and flu season. Both illnesses are common and share many similar symptoms, which can often lead to confusion when you start feeling under the weather. Knowing how to distinguish between the two is crucial for timely and effective treatment. Read more...

Outpatient Joint Replacement

Dr. Ricardo Gonzales, an orthopaedic surgeon at Elliot Hospital with 22 years of experience, joins the podcast to discuss outpatient joint replacements. Dr. Gonzales explains what exactly an outpatient joint replacement is, who is a good candidate, and things to consider when choosing an outpatient versus inpatient procedure. Read more...

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Elliot Hospital is Dementia-Friendly

At Elliot Hospital, we promote an environment that is welcoming and friendly to our patients who present with dementia. The hospital can seem busy, scary, and confusing to those who don’t quite understand what is happening around them. The Elliot provides patient-centered care in a calm and understanding environment. Read more...

Elliot Orthopaedics Helps Patients Get Back to Doing What They Love

Elliot Orthopaedics offers expert, personal and individualized care in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopaedic conditions including sports injuries, trauma care, joint replacement surgery and most musculoskeletal conditions. Elliot Orthopaedics is designated as a Center of Excellence, and their integrated team of providers uses the most up-to-date and comprehensive surgical and nonsurgical treatments, alleviating patients’ pain and improving their mobility. Whether you’re driven by a competitive spirit, or a thirst for adventure, Elliot Orthopaedics can help you live life to the fullest and get back to doing what you love. Read more...

Elliot Hospital Continues Orthopaedic Center of Excellence Designation

Elliot Hospital continues its designation as an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence by our accrediting body, DNV. This designation affirms Elliot Hospital’s excellence in the provision of diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic care.


Exploring the Compassion and Expertise of Palliative Care: A Conversation with Dr. Kristin Keefe

We had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Kristin Keefe, an expert in the field of palliative care, who generously shared her insights and knowledge. In this informative Q&A, we explore the fundamental aspects of palliative care, including its goals, qualifications, settings, and the critical distinctions it holds in comparison to other forms of medical care, such as hospice care.


Elliot Health System Welcomes Three New Providers

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce our newest providers. These providers have joined the system in our hospitalist program and Elliot Cardiovascular Consultants. They are dedicated healthcare professionals, ready to provide the excellence in care our community expects from The Elliot.


Life-Saving Lung Cancer Screening at the Elliot Hospital

Lung cancer remains the number one cancer killer in America, killing more people each year than breast and colon cancers combined. This is true, despite the fact that it is only the third most common cancer behind skin and breast for women, and prostate for men. The reason that lung cancer is so deadly is that by the time patients show symptoms, it is usually at an advanced stage and very difficult to achieve a long-lasting cure. We can do better. Read more...

Five Common Myths About Breast Cancer

There are often misconceptions about breast cancer that cause women to think that they will never receive a diagnosis in their lifetime. The truth is that one in eight women will develop breast cancer. Understanding your risk and regular screenings can improve your outcomes if you become one of these women. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Elise Gates with the Elliot Breast Health Center is debunking some of the most common myths about breast cancer. Read more...

High Tea Event Brings Cancer Survivors Together for Celebration

On October 22nd, The Elliot Breast Health Center hosted its 12th annual Breast Cancer Survivor High Tea event. The event was held at the Puritan Backroom in Manchester, NH to bring together breast cancer survivors who received treatment at The Elliot.

There were nearly 130 people in attendance who connected with other attendees about their shared experiences. Dr. Emese Kalnoki-Kis with Elliot Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery spoke about breast cancer through history including more recent advancements in reconstructive surgery. Jodi Hanley, CSW, LCSW spoke about the benefits of journaling and gave attendees a few minutes to journal about what brought them to the event Read more...

Elliot Health System Welcomes Seven New Providers

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce the newest additions to the health system. Seven providers have recently joined in roles and locations across Elliot Health System. They are dedicated healthcare professionals, ready to provide the excellence in care our community expects from Elliot Health System. Read more...

Facts about Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

By Dr. Holly Mintz, Chief Medical Officer, Elliot Ambulatory Care Services
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is one of the many viruses that is present in our communities, especially during cold and flu season. RSV is the most common reason infants under 12 months are admitted to the hospital. For older adults, an estimated 60,000-120,000 are hospitalized each year due to RSV. Dr. Mintz answers common questions about how to prevent and manage RSV. Read more...

Paula’s Story of Support & Survival

Amidst the COVID pandemic, Paula Margenau discovered a concerning lump in her breast, no larger than a pencil tip. Initially brushed off by a primary care provider, Paula persisted when she felt the lump growing. Despite continued reassurances, Paula's determination led her to insist on an ultrasound, refusing to leave the office until it was scheduled. Her unwavering resolve saved her life. Read more...

Elliot Health System Raises More Than $230,000 For Patient Care During 21st Annual Gala

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce that it raised more than $230,000 during the 21st Annual Elliot Health System Gala on September 8th. Funds support perioperative services at The Elliot, as well as the Solinsky Center for Cancer Care. With more than 370 guests in attendance to support The Elliot, friends, sponsors and staff were delighted to be together to celebrate the excellence in care that The Elliot provides to our community. Read more...

Elliot Health System Welcomes Three New Providers

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce three providers who have recently joined the health system. These new providers are offering their skilled, compassionate approach to care for our community. Read more...

Elliot Health System Recognized with Eight "Best of the 603" Awards Based on Community Votes

Manchester, NH – Elliot Health System announces that it earned eight “Best of the 603” awards from Manchester Radio Group. These awards are based on votes from listeners throughout the greater Manchester area. Read more...

From Despair to Hope: Suicide Prevention Strategies

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Death by suicide is an alarming and escalating issue that demands our attention. Recent data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention paints a grim picture: 48,183 individuals lost their lives to suicide in 2021 alone, translating to approximately one suicide every 11 minutes. Countless others wrestled with the idea, exploring it as a potential escape. These figures are stark reminders of the urgency to disseminate knowledge, stepping in to prevent and diminish the number of individuals who perceive suicide as their only recourse. Read more...

Ending Stigma Around Substance Use Disorder and Overdoses

At the beginning of the opioid epidemic in New Hampshire in 2015, Elliot Hospital recognized the importance of addressing the rapid rise of death and illness surrounding addiction. Sadly, the epidemic has not lessened today. Throughout it all, The Elliot has delivered on its commitment to support people in our community impacted by this disease. In July of 2023, New Hampshire saw the highest overdose rate since the beginning of the epidemic. People who are struggling with addiction are not intentionally overdosing. Frequently, people do not know what is truly in the substances that they use and that is one of the main causes of the high rate of overdoses we see. Read more...

A Parent Shares Their Life-Saving Journey with Elliot Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

It's an odd story how our journey to The Elliot Hospital's Pediatric Emergency Department unfolded. Little did we know that what began as a routine visit for lactation consultation would turn into a life-changing experience for our 10-day-old daughter, Amelia.

We headed to The Elliot Hospital that morning, for what was expected to be a regular visit with our lactation consultant, Nancy Ramirez. Amelia, our precious 6-pound bundle, wasn't feeding well and had dropped some weight since birth. Read more...

Special Tips for Seniors: Staying Safe in the Heat

This summer is setting record high temperatures. While the heat can be enjoyable for many, it can also pose serious risks, especially for senior citizens. These individuals are more vulnerable to the dangers of hot weather due to a decreased ability to regulate body temperature and adapt to extreme conditions.

Risk Factors Specifically for Seniors
Some heat-related risk factors are attributed to age-related physiological changes and other health conditions that are more prevalent in older adults. Some of the key risk factors include Read more...

Preparing Children for Back-to-School Season

For many kids, August feels like timeless summer, with soaring temperatures and trips to favorite lakes or beaches during days that never end. Around this time, parents start thinking about the transition to the next academic year and the challenges this may bring.

Parents can take steps to help mentally prepare kids for the next academic year and reduce challenges which can lead to boredom, behavioral problems, and anxiety. Keep reading for a road map to help navigate this transition and develop on-going habits that can prepare children for future changes experienced throughout life. Read more...

Elliot Health System Awarded $2.25 Million from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Expand Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

Manchester, NH – Elliot Health System announces it was selected for a competitive U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to expand access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Substance Use Disorder, to reduce substance misuse and overdose. The grant provides $2.25 million over three years to support lasting recovery of people from our community. This is called the Live Free project, and includes collaboration among Makin It Happen Coalition for Resilient Youth, Hillsborough County Superior Court North, Hillsborough County Department of Corrections, and New Hampshire Department of Corrections. The project will begin serving the community by October 1, 2023. Read More...

Managing Poison Ivy: Diagnosing and Treating the Itchy Menace

Poison ivy, with its notorious itch-inducing properties, is a common plant that can cause discomfort and irritation when encountered. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or simply spending time in your backyard, it's essential to be aware of how to diagnose and treat poison ivy rashes effectively.

Poison ivy rashes are a type of contact dermatitis caused by a localized reaction to the plant's oil called urushiol. Symptoms typically appear within 12 to 72 hours after contact and may include redness, itching, swelling, and blisters. The rash will only appear in the areas that touched the oil, such as the hands, arms, legs, and face. Touching a pet that had contact with poison ivy can also cause a rash if the oil is still on their skin. Read More...

Need Care Now? Know Where to Go This Summer.

Summer is the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy active time with family and friends. Sometimes, that may result in an illness or injury, and you need to make a decision about how to access care.

Emergency Departments, known also as ERs, stand at the ready to provide care 24/7/365 for the community, and The Elliot ER has seen unprecedented numbers of patients. Sometimes, people seeking help face long wait times before being seen. There are multiple factors that contribute to this, including greatly increased need for care exceeds available capacity of ER exam rooms, ambulance traffic, available hospital inpatient beds, and patient volume surges. Read More...

Swimmer's Ear: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

This is the best time of year to be in New Hampshire. The rain has slowed and temperatures are rising. It’s time to jump in the pool, lake, or ocean. Unfortunately, swimming is the greatest risk factor for developing a common infection of the ear called swimmer’s ear.

Swimmer's ear, also known as otitis externa, is a common and often painful condition that affects people who frequently expose their ears to water. Increased moisture in the ear canal promotes bacterial growth and typically needs to be treated with antibiotics. Recognizing the causes, symptoms, and appropriate treatment for swimmer's ear is crucial for prompt relief and prevention of complications. Read More...

Elliot Health System Provides Prospective LNAs Opportunity to Learn While They Earn

Elliot Health System is partnering with Manchester Community College and ApprenticeshipNH to provide an opportunity for students to launch a career as Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs). After eight paid weeks of intensive classroom study, lab work, and a clinical practicum with a mentor, students are eligible to sit for the Nurse Assistant Competency Evaluation (NACE) national exam and become licensed LNAs. Upon successful completion of the program, qualified students are offered full-time employment as an LNA at Elliot Health System. Read More...

Elliot Health System Offers New Early Warning Technology to Prevent Heart Failure

Elliot Cardiovascular Consultants now offers the CardioMEMS sensor. This tiny device enables cardiac patients to be monitored for worsening heart failure from the comfort of their home. Research indicates that patients living with heart failure have better outcomes when their therapy is guided by pulmonary pressure monitoring such as the CardioMEMS sensor, with a significant reduction in heart failure hospitalizations, emergency visits, and death.

The CardioMEMS sensor is intended for use by people experiencing Class II heart failure and those with blood tests indicating elevated biomarkers for worsening heart failure. Read More...

Making the Best Use of Educational Benefits at The Elliot

Elliot Heath System is proud to support our employees with a range of educational opportunities and tuition benefits. Director of Ambulatory Nursing-Primary Care, Melissa Taylor has leveraged those benefits to earn two degrees! She credits tuition discounts, tuition reimbursement, and loan forgiveness as well as the encouragement of her colleagues with a large part of her success.

Melissa explains, “When I was a resource nurse in primary care, the opportunity to advance in nursing leadership came via an ambulatory clinical nurse manager position. However, a BSN was required. The idea of returning to school was daunting, and the thought of taking on the financial burden was a serious concern. While investigating possible programs, I learned that Elliot Health System has agreements with several institutions to provide tuition discounts. Read More...

SolutionHealth and Acadia Healthcare Form Joint Venture to Build a Behavioral Health Hospital in Southeast New Hampshire

The Board of Trustees of SolutionHealth, parent organization of Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health, has formed a joint venture with Acadia Healthcare, a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services across the U.S. to build a new behavioral health hospital in southeast New Hampshire.

This $60 million investment in the community will significantly increase access to specialty behavioral healthcare, as the new hospital will have 144 beds and a full array of inpatient behavioral health programs and will be carefully designed, creating a therapeutic and welcoming environment for patients, staff and clinicians. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Offers New Technology for Advanced Complex Surgical Procedures

Hybrid Operating Room Opens for Range of Surgical Needs
Elliot Hospital has completed its first surgery using a newly installed hybrid operating room (OR). A hybrid operating room is a surgical theater that is equipped with video, monitoring and advanced medical imaging devices that are fully integrated and collaborative with each other. These devices allow for safer surgical approaches with better visualization, as well as an expansion of the services and types of procedures The Elliot can provide.

“We are proud to bring the latest surgical technology to our community. As the needs of our patients evolve and grow, we are prepared to meet the variety of complex needs that come our way,” said Elliot Health System Vice President of Surgical Services Beverly Primeau. “This new technology paired with the skill and expertise of our compassionate team of surgeons gives our community the very best in timely surgical care.” Read More...

Elliot Hospital’s Trauma Program Manager Recognized by Rivier University as 2023 Outstanding Nurse/Healthcare Professional

Elliot Health System announces that Lindsey Whelan, MS, RN, CCRN, TCRN, ACCNS-AG, who serves in the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Department, is being recognized by Rivier University as its 2023 Outstanding Nurse/Healthcare Professional.

Lindsey graduated from Rivier University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Regis College. As Trauma Program Manager, she maintains Elliot Hospital’s accreditation and program development as a Level II Trauma Center. Lindsey joined Elliot Hospital in 2008 as a staff nurse on the Fuller Unit. Since then, she has held the position of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) staff nurse, ICU Resource Nurse, and ICU Nurse Manager prior to entering her position as Trauma Program Manager. Read More...

A.J. and Leslie Roberto Share Their Story of Life-Saving Care at Elliot Hospital

Elliot Hospital’s Emergency Department offers life-saving, life-changing care to our community. Elliot Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in New Hampshire and is the region’s ACS Level II Trauma center, currently averaging more than 55,000 patients per year. Elliot Hospital is a not-for-profit institution and cares for all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. More people are relying on Elliot Hospital for emergency care. Read More...

Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester & Southern New Hampshire Announces Two New Board Members

New Members Bring a Range of Experience to Board of Trustees

Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) of Manchester & Southern New Hampshire, part of Elliot Health System, announces the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is responsible for providing high-level oversight and governance to support the mission and purpose of the organization. “Our new members bring a wide range of experience to our Board and we are grateful to have them join us,” said Vice President VNA of Manchester & Southern New Hampshire Rachel Chaddock. “Their years of experience, varied professional backgrounds, and dedication to the health of our Greater Manchester area will make a great impact on our work to care for our community.” Read More...

Dr. Kristin Keefe Joins Elliot Palliative Care and the Visiting Nurses Association of Greater Manchester

Elliot Palliative Care and the Visiting Nurses Association of Greater Manchester (VNA) welcome Dr. Kristin Keefe to their Palliative Care and hospice programs. Palliative Care is a medical specialty that treats anyone living with a life-threatening illness and works to improve the quality of life for the patient and their family at any stage in the disease process. Dr. Keefe brings extensive experience in palliative care to provide emotional and physical comfort for these patients. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Unveils New Emergency Department with 22,000 Sq. Ft. Expansion and Renovations for Enhanced Patient Privacy and New Technology

Emergency Department Named for Irving and Bernice Singer

Today, Elliot Hospital unveiled its expanded and renovated Emergency Department at an open house held onsite. This multi-phase construction project, which began with a groundbreaking ceremony in June 2021, officially opens to the community on June 13. The cornerstone of the renovation project included a 22,000 sq. ft. expansion of the existing building that allows for a clinically superior patient environment with enhanced privacy, and improved operational flow for staff and patients. The new center is being named the Irving and Bernice Singer Emergency Department to honor the Singer family for their devotion to the greater Manchester area and improving the lives of others. Read More...

7 Summer Safety Tips (to Keep You Out of Urgent Care)

Sunny days inspire outdoor activities. Whether enjoying a quiet day by the pool, a trip to the beach, or a hike through the forest, use these tips to stay safe this summer. Don’t let your fun in the sun land you at Urgent Care! Read More...

Top Tips to Manage Your Child’s Spring Allergies

For millions of spring allergy sufferers, the season brings more than blooms and sunshine. The primary care staff at Elliot Health System offer some advice to help.

How to Manage Nasal Allergy Symptoms
Often called Hay Fever, nasal allergies occur in about 15% of children. Usually, nose and eye symptoms can be brought under control by giving antihistamines. Since pollens are in the air every day during pollen season, we recommend that antihistamines be given daily for two months or longer, until the worst of the season passes. Read More...

Understanding Signs of Depression in Children and Teens

Children and teens go through many changes during this time both physical and psychological. Hormonal changes resulting from puberty and having to navigate their new social world can impact the mental health of a child. These changes, coupled with the classic image of the moody teenager, can make it a struggle for parents and caregivers to know which steps they should or should not take to help during these years. For instance, it’s normal for parents to ask, am I seeing typical moodiness or is it depression? Read More...

Elliot Breast Health Center Recognized for Excellence in Care

Elliot Breast Health Center has earned its third reaccreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement for patients. This reaccreditation ensures that we continue to be a center of excellence in our community. Read More...

Three Elliot Health System Nurses Honored with New Hampshire Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce that three of its nurses are being honored by New Hampshire Magazine with Excellence in Nursing Awards. Donna Poirier, BSN, RN, HNB-BC is receiving the Ambulatory Care Nursing Award. Anna Holland, BSN, RN, AMB-BC is receiving the Front Line - Administrative Nursing Award for a large hospital, and Lynda Martin-Heaney, BSN, RN of the VNA of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire, is receiving the Public Health Nursing Award. The awards celebrate the very best in nursing to honor those who go above and beyond. Read More...

Celebrating Our Hospital Staff and Providers During Hospital Week

On behalf of the Elliot Health System leadership team, I am pleased to share this message with you to celebrate our staff and providers. This week is both National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. Both recognitions are significant. We would be remiss if we did not also emphasize that, while we enjoy celebrating these two named weeks, we are a Health System with outstanding ambulatory practices and services, as well as home care. We thank our staff for all that they do to provide the comprehensive services of Elliot Health System. Earlier today, we shared a message of appreciation for our nurses. We hope you have a moment to read that message as well. Read More...

Appreciation for Our Nurses During Nurses Week

It is National Nurses Week—an annual event that serves as a reminder for us to take a break from our busy days, and recognize the hard work, talent, dedication and sacrifice our nurses give all year long. Please join me in thanking our nurses, especially this week, with the intention of offering our appreciation throughout the entire year. Read More...

Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation Names Robert Singer as 2023 Davison Award for Philanthropy Recipient

The Board of the Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce Robert Singer of Manchester as the recipient of the 2023 Davison Award for Philanthropy. The Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial support for the various healthcare needs of southern New Hampshire and Elliot Health System.

Established in 2001, the Davison Award honors the spirit of giving and support to the Elliot Health System by Manchester philanthropists Lucille and Robert Davison. The award is presented annually to recognize extraordinary and generous philanthropist(s). Read More...

Act FAST: Prevent Injury from Stroke

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted by either a blockage or ruptured blood vessel. In either case, parts of the brain may become damaged, causing disability or death. Stroke is the second leading cause of death in the world, but effects can be minimized if you know the signs and symptoms and act FAST. While strokes are difficult to predict, up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented by making healthy lifestyle choices now. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Surgeon Sheds Light on Potentially Serious Condition

Dr. Elena Rinehardt, a board-certified vascular surgeon at the Elliot Hospital joins the podcast to discuss Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. TOC is a condition in which the space between the collarbone and first rib are compressed causing a variety of symptoms including shoulder and neck pain as well as numbness in the fingers. TOC may be the result of an anatomical irregularity, physical trauma (such as a car accident), pregnancy, or repetitive injuries from sports or work. The condition affects people of all ages and can be serious if left untreated. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Thoracic Surgeon Emphasizes Importance of Lung Cancer Screening

Curtis Quinn, MD, thoracic surgeon at Elliot Hospital, recently appeared on the Your Wellness Solution podcast to share his knowledge and expertise on lung cancer. Dr. Quinn covered a variety of topics including the signs and symptoms of lung cancer, important screenings, and leading-edge treatment options. Read More...

Shields Health Solutions and Elliot Health System Establish New Specialty Pharmacy Services

Shields Health Solutions (Shields), the premier specialty pharmacy accelerator in the country, announces that it is partnering with Elliot Health System, the largest provider of comprehensive healthcare services in Southern New Hampshire, to launch a new pharmacy program to meet the unique needs of patients with complex, chronic conditions. The program will increase access to specialized pharmacy services designed to lower costs, expand treatment options, enhance medication management, and improve overall health. Read More...

Dr. Bryan Lawless of Elliot Orthopaedics Completes 1,000 Mako Robotic Assisted Surgeries

On Monday, March 27, 2023, Dr. Bryan Lawless completed 1,000 Mako robotic assisted surgeries for Elliot Orthopaedics at Elliot Hospital. Dr. Lawless first began utilizing the Mako robot for total and partial knee replacement surgeries in autumn of 2017. Read More...

Gratitude for Our Physicians on National Doctors’ Day

Today, March 30th, we mark National Doctors’ Day. Every day of the year, your dedication, skill, and patient-centered approach are deeply appreciated. We take this national event as another opportunity to offer our appreciation for all that you do for our patients and Elliot Health System. The outcomes you have been able to achieve for our communities are nothing short of stunning—overcoming challenges that were never experienced in health care from COVID-19, as well as surges in RSV and influenza, most recently. Not only do you address emergent, and in many cases, life-threatening needs, you also help our patients to receive routine care they need to stay well and address health issues that were put on hold for far too long. Read More...

Brady Sullivan Properties Provides Philanthropic Support for Elliot Hospital Emergency Department Renovations

Brady Sullivan Properties, a philanthropic partner of Elliot Hospital, is providing $250,000 in support of significant renovations and an expansion of Elliot Hospital’s Emergency Department. These renovations, which are underway to better serve the community, will be complete in Spring 2023. Read More...

NH Magazine Selects 287 Doctors from The Elliot & SNHH for 2023 Top Doctors List

SolutionHealth announces that 287 physicians from across Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health were recognized in New Hampshire Magazine’s 2023 Top Doctors list. Doctors from a wide range of practices across both systems were selected as Top Doctors this year. Read More...

Program at New England College aims to get more nurses working

The Elliot and New England College launched an innovative partnership to give students and future nurses a head start on their careers.

WMUR news reported on this partnership.

Elliot Hospital and New England College Announce Partnership to Strengthen Nursing Workforce in New Hampshire

Elliot Hospital and New England College are excited to announce an innovative partnership that will help educate, train and develop the next generation of nurses in New Hampshire.

This joint nursing education program will allow students to combine classroom learning with immersive clinical experiences over the course of a three-year, accelerated program. Graduates of this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a strong liberal arts foundation from New England College. Read More...

Elliot Hospital is First in NH to Offer Sonata, Incision-free Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

Elliot Hospital is leading the way as the first hospital in New Hampshire to offer an innovative, minimally invasive procedure to treat uterine fibroid with the Sonata® System by Gynesonics. The procedure was first performed by Manchester OB/GYN Associates at Elliot Hospital. Read More...

The Elliot Provides New Equipment to Manchester Fire Department to Expand Advanced Life Support

Delivering on its mission to care for our community, The Elliot is proud to help expand advanced life support capabilities for Manchester Fire Department with a donation of a Physio-Control LifePak 15 cardiac monitor/defibrillator. The equipment will be made available on Engine Company 3, which is often located in the south part of Manchester and is furthest away from acute care centers. Every member of this engine is now trained as an advanced EMT or paramedic. Read More...

Elliot 1-Day Surgery is First Ambulatory Surgery Center in NH to Offer Robotic-Assisted Surgery With Da Vinci Technology

Elliot 1-Day Surgery is the first Ambulatory Surgery Center in New Hampshire to offer robotic-assisted surgery with a da Vinci surgical robot. The technology will be used for general, gynecological, and urological procedures, and it is in addition to their current total joint MAKO robotic system. Robotic-assisted surgery expands options for patients who need minimally invasive surgery and are able to return home the same day. This service has been provided for over 10 years on the Elliot Hospital’s main campus, and we are pleased to expand our offerings for these services at the Elliot 1-Day Surgery Center. Read More...

The Elliot Honors Derry and Auburn EMS Teams for Response to Patient's 9-1-1 Call for Life-Saving Help

Elliot Health System recognized Emergency Medical Services members of Derry Fire Department and Auburn Fire Department who saved the life of Peggy Bolduc, Auburn resident, after a 9-1-1 call for help. The responders stabilized and transported her to The Elliot where Emergency Department providers were able to identify a cause and facilitate treatment with the cardiology team. On December 2nd The Elliot hosted a ceremony to honor the life-saving actions of the EMS teams. Read More...

Need Care Now? Know Where To Go.

We know that waiting for care for yourself or a loved one can be extremely difficult. We are working our absolute hardest to care for all of our patients who seek emergency care. We remain committed to providing exceptional emergency medical care every hour, every day.

Emergency Departments (ED) stand at the ready to provide care 24/7/365 for the community, and with increased respiratory virus transmission, we are seeing unprecedented numbers of patients. We have successfully cared for more patients than we could have predicted. Sometimes, people seeking help face long wait times before being seen. There are multiple factors that contribute to this, including greatly increased need for care that exceeds available capacity in staff, available inpatient beds, tests and more. Read More...

Elliot Health System Donates Over 19,000 Rounds of Food to Community Organizations

Elliot Health System celebrated the season of giving with donations of food, clothing and animal care items to support organizations in the greater Manchester area. More than 17,000 pounds in turkeys, and 2,000 pounds of additional food donations were given to the New Hampshire Food bank, Manchester Police Athletic League, and Roca Kidz Club to help families in need. Read More...

Understanding RSV with Dr. Holly Mintz, Elliot Ambulatory Care Services

Cases of RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) are higher this fall 2022 season than in past years. As the virus impacts children, Dr. Holly Mintz, Chief Medical Officer of Elliot Ambulatory Care Services, provides information to help parents and caregivers understand RSV, and learn how to care for their children. Read More...

Lise Veilleux Shares How Lung Cancer Screenings Saved Her Life

For Lise Veilleux, her experience with smoking started when she was 15 years old. Now, at 59 years old and having survived lung cancer, she says she is incredibly grateful for the care she has received from The Elliot.

“Over time, I started to have difficulty breathing. I have COPD, and I was concerned that something else might be happening in my lungs. In 2018, I ended up in the hospital because my breathing was labored. Scans showed that I had nodules in both lungs – the question was if they were cancerous. I started antibiotics and most of the nodules were gone within a month. But one nodule on each lung remained. I knew it was likely much more serious,” said Veilleux. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Provides Optimal Care for Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month—an important time to heighten awareness of the disease, and to show support for the more than 6.2 million Americans who live with the disease. At Elliot Hospital, we are focused year-round on serving patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s with the best care possible. Read More...

New Providers with Elliot Emergency Medicine, Elliot Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Elliot Breast Health Center, and Elliot Surgical Team

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce four new providers to its practices during the month of October. Read More...

The McGuiness Family Experiences the Life-Changing Impact of Home Hospice Care

For Tim McGuiness, the care that was available from Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire was unknown. Determined to continue caring for his rapidly ailing father, Cliff at the age of 89, Tim was not sure if he was doing the best he could for him. Tim could not have known that in April 2022, when he and his father were introduced to the VNA, a life-changing experience was beginning. Read More...

High Tea Returns for Cancer Survivors

Theresa “Terry” Steiner, practice manager of the Elliot Breast Health Center, says she envisioned the High Tea breast cancer survivorship event on a whim in 2009.

For the next several years, the event steadily grew in size – hosting 250 for dinner at its peak in 2018. In 2019, Steiner says, they decided to make it smaller and more personal for survivors and began celebrating with a High Tea Event. Read More...

Sandy McAndrews’ Story of Survival and Hope

To this day, Sandy McAndrews of New Hampton, NH, still has a hard time believing that she had cancer. Starting as a teenager, she lived a clean and healthy life. She competed in heavy weightlifting contests, made sure she did six hours of cardio every week and at least two hours of weightlifting a day. She had a healthy diet, never smoked, or did drugs. She drank very little alcohol. Life was good – she was happily married and bought a house with her husband in April 2015. She started a job that she loved in November 2015. Read More...

Elliot Health System Raises Funds for Advanced Surgical Services During 20th Annual Gala

Elliot Health System is pleased to announce that it raised more than $250,000 during the 20th annual Elliot Health System Gala on September 16th. Funds will support advanced surgical services at The Elliot. With more than 350 guests in attendance to support The Elliot, friends, sponsors and staff were delighted to bring back this beloved event, last held in 2019. Read More...

Elliot Health System Welcomes Four New Providers

New Providers with Elliot Gastroenterology, Pediatrics at Bedford, Vascular Surgery, and Trauma Surgery Read More...

Elliot Health System Offers Two Innovative Technologies to Help Patients Fight Cardiovascular Disease

Elliot Hospital offers two innovative technologies and procedures to help patients fight coronary artery disease, the most common type of heart disease. Shockwave IVL (Intravascular Lithotripsy) and coronary orbital atherectomies are used based on patients’ needs, sometimes in combination, in order to break up calcium in arteries and assist with stent implantation. With access to these leading technologies, patients gain even better outcomes, and return to their activities sooner. Read More...

Learning to Breathe Freely Again After COVID

Lauren Pashayan searched everywhere for help when she was still struggling to talk and walk without getting short of breath nearly two years after contracting COVID-19.

“The initial treatments, hospitalization, or whatever you need to keep you alive, is obviously critical,” says the 66-year-old Greenville resident. “But if you can’t do anything almost two years later, it’s very frustrating.” Read More...

Elliot Health System Recognized with Nine "Best of the 603" Awards Based on Community Votes

Elliot Health System announces that it earned nine “Best of the 603” awards from Manchester Radio Group. These awards are based on votes from listeners throughout the greater Manchester area. Elliot Health System took “gold” in the following categories Read More...

Attention Expecting Parents Planning to Deliver at Elliot Hospital - A Message about Construction on Labor & Delivery

If you are planning to visit the labor and delivery unit at Elliot Hospital during the coming week, please know that we are currently renovating this area due to unexpected flooding we experienced recently from a malfunctioning pipe.

The area is open and safe, and we continue to welcome new families daily. However, cosmetic repairs are needed, and our construction crews will be actively working in this area over the coming days. We expect this work to be finished by week's end. Read More...

Manchester Police Department and The Elliot Continue Close Collaboration

The relationship between The Elliot and Manchester Police Department has a long history and is important to the safety and wellbeing of our Elliot staff, providers, and patients, and the larger community that we serve in New Hampshire.

On August 12st, we were fortunate to have Chief Allen Aldenberg meet with Elliot Health System leadership and Emergency Management Committee to discuss Read More...

VNA of Greater Manchester and Southern New Hampshire Earns 2021 SHPBest TM “Superior Performer” Caregiver Satisfaction Award.

VNA of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire, which is part of Elliot Health System, is recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2021 calendar year. Read More...

Khushbu Shukla, MD, FAAP Joins Elliot Neonatology to Care for Families Throughout New Hampshire

Elliot Hospital in Manchester, home to southern New Hampshire’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), welcomes Dr. Khushbu Shukla. Elliot’s NICU treats babies who are transferred from other hospitals throughout the state—about two-thirds of the babies who are transported to Elliot Hospital are critically ill. Dr. Shukla brings extensive experience in neonatology and pediatrics to provide care for these patients. Read More...

Welcoming Dr. Qi Zheng to Elliot Hospital Cardiovascular Consultants

The Elliot is pleased to welcome Qi Zheng, MD, a cardiologist and electrophysiologist to Elliot Hospital Cardiovascular Consultants. She practices with a specialty in arrythmia disorders, and she is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Read More...

Elliot Hospital’s Substance Use Department Staff Member Recognized by Rivier University as 2022 Outstanding Nurse/Healthcare Professional

Elliot Health System announces that Carol Furlong, LCMHC, MAC, MBA of the Substance Use Services Department at Elliot Hospital, is recognized by Rivier University as its 2022 Outstanding Nurse/Healthcare Professional. Carol graduated from Rivier University with an MBA in Healthcare Administration and she has served at The Elliot since 2018. In her role, she trains staff and providers on the latest information and research about substance use, and engages with the Manchester community in promotion of Elliot’s Substance Use programs and efforts to address, prevent and treat co-occurring disorders. Read More...

Poulin Family Healthy and Safe After Care from Elliot Hospital

July 6, 2022 - Breanne “Bree” Poulin didn’t even know what a NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) was until she had to be sent by ambulance to southern New Hampshire’s only Level III NICU at Elliot Hospital in Manchester.

“I woke up when I was 31 weeks and three days pregnant and I got sick like I did every day,” she says. “Then I ended up getting the worst headache of my life and I felt like something was really wrong.” Read More...

Dr. Chelsey Lewis with Elliot Vascular Surgery Answers Common Questions About Varicose and Spider Veins

Board Certified vascular surgeon, Chelsey Lewis, MD, RPVI, FSVS answers common questions about varicose and spider veins, including when to seek treatment, in a recent Your Wellness Solution Podcast. The full podcast is available online, along with many other podcasts featuring experts with Elliot Health System sharing their knowledge about important healthcare topics! Read More...

Elliot Health System Earns National Recognition for Its Commitment to Improving Cardiac Survival Rates

Elliot Health System announces it has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Resuscitation Silver Award for its commitment to quality in treating in-hospital cardiac arrest, ultimately helping to improve survival rates. Elliot Health System received the award for meeting specific measures in newly born patients who experience cardiac arrest at Elliot Hospital. Read More...

Elliot Health System Earns Multiple Accolades in Union Leader Readers’ Choice Awards

Elliot Health System announces that Elliot Hospital was voted as a leader in seven medical categories from the Union Leader Readers’ Choice Awards. Elliot Hospital was voted the Gold winner for Childbirth Facility, Emergency Care, Physical Therapy Center and Urgent Care Facility, and was selected as the Silver winner for Cardiac Care, Hospital, and Orthopaedics. Voters have now selected Elliot Hospital as a leader in this annual campaign from the Union Leader for multiple years. Read More...

COVID Vaccines Now Available at Elliot Pharmacy at River’s Edge

Elliot Pharmacy at River’s Edge is now offering BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to patients age 12 and older who are seeking primary vaccination or boosters. COVID vaccines are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pharmacy at River’s Edge is located at 175 Queen City Avenue, Suite 1 in Manchester. Read More...

Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation Holds 4th Annual Walk for Hope to Support Cancer Patients

Elliot Health System held the 4th Annual Elliot Health System Walk for Hope on June 12, 2022. Close to 500 community members and cancer survivors gathered at Elliot Hospital to walk in honor of patients, family members and friends, raising funds for patient care and supportive services at the Solinsky Center for Cancer Care at The Elliot. The original goal of raising $50,000 was exceeded with a total of $60,000 received in support. Speakers included Scott MacFarland, grateful patient and cancer survivor and Dr. Brian Knab, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology. Read More...

Elliot Health System Welcomes Dr. Emese Kalnoki-Kis to Elliot Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Elliot Health System is pleased to welcome Dr. Emese Kalnoki-Kis, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, specializing in breast reduction surgery, breast reconstruction after cancer, body contouring procedures after weight loss, wound care, and facial skin cancer repair. She is now accepting patients at Elliot Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery located at The Elliot at River’s Edge in Manchester. Read More...

Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation Recognizes Manchester Community Members Ellie Cochran and Charlie Goodwin with The Davison Award for Philanthropy

Elliot Health System announces this year’s honorees for The Davison Award for Philanthropy. Manchester community members Ellie Cochran and Charlie Goodwin are this year’s recipients of the recognition, which is given by the Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation and Elliot Health System. This award recognizes generosity to Elliot Health System, as well as tireless efforts to serve as an ambassador, bring parties together for the greater good, and work to make our Manchester region better for all. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Offers Innovative Procedure that Prevents Stroke

Elliot Health System announces an innovative technique that is offered to patients to treat carotid artery disease and prevent future strokes. The procedure is called Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR). TCAR is a clinically proven and minimally invasive approach for high surgical risk patients who need carotid artery treatment. Read More...

Elliot Medical Group Nurse Jennifer Miller Honored with Excellence in Nursing Award

Manchester, NH – Elliot Health System is pleased to announce that Jennifer Miller, MSN, RN-BC, Clinical Nurse Educator with Elliot Medical Group, is being honored today with an Excellence in Nursing Award from New Hampshire Magazine. The awards celebrate the very best in nursing to honor those who go above and beyond. Jennifer is receiving the Nurse Educator recognition. Read More...

Elliot Health System Nurses Share Personal Stories that Shaped Their Careers

In celebration of National Nurses Week from May 6th - 12th, nursing staff across Elliot Health System shared their reasons for becoming a nurse, and they also shared some moments that shaped their experience as a nurse.

Many nurses from across EHS shared their stories. Below is a snapshot of some of these messages to provide inspiration! Read More...

Elliot Health System, Catholic Medical Center, Community College System of NH, and ApprenticeshipNH Collaborate to Create Healthcare Career Pathways

Manchester, N.H. (May 10, 2022) - ApprenticeshipNH, the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH), Catholic Medical Center and Elliot Health System are excited to announce a new and innovative collaboration to transform the region’s healthcare workforce.

The organizations, along with Manchester Community College and Network4Health, are launching a broad registered apprenticeship program to cultivate talent in nursing, tech, and support roles at The Elliot and CMC.  This “earn while you learn” approach allows individuals to hold a paid position while engaging in classroom learning and on-the-job training. Read More...

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Celebrating National Nurses Week

It is National Nurses Week, and while it is an annual event that draws our attention now, our nurses and the dedication and skill they bring to our patients and their families are noticed and appreciated throughout the year. Nurses Week provides us with an opportunity to intentionally pause what we’re doing and take time to recognize the tremendous impact our Elliot Health System nurses have on our patients, our surrounding communities, and also on our own Elliot community.


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Baby Osman is Healthy and Thriving After Receiving Care from Elliot Hospital

May 3, 2022 - Parents never want to need a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) when they are welcoming their new baby into the world. But for those who have a sick baby who needs care, Elliot Hospital’s NICU team is a welcome and comforting resource.

Throughout the state of New Hampshire, Elliot Hospital is only one of two facilities with specially trained providers who can treat preterm infants as early as 23 weeks gestation up through infants born after their due date. Elliot’s NICU treats babies who are transferred from other hospitals throughout the state—about two-thirds of the babies who are transported to Elliot Hospital are critically ill. Baby Osman was one of those young patients who needed help right away.


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COVID Survivor Story: How He Fought to Live and His Recovery with Elliot’s Pulmonary Rehab Program

During the five days after a positive COVID-19 test result at the end of September 2021, 49-year-old Manchester resident, Rob Celeste said it felt like he had the flu. By October 8, he couldn’t get off the floor at home, and was taken to the hospital to begin a journey that led to him fight for his life through mid-December. On March 18, 2022 he reached an incredible milestone when graduating from the Elliot Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Read More...

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Aquablation: Cutting-Edge Treatment Option of Enlarged Prostate

In a new Elliot Health System podcast, Dr. Christopher Girasole, MD, of Elliot Hospital and Manchester Urology leads a discussion on aquablation, a new treatment option for those suffering from BPH. Read More...

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Elliot Hospital Earns Highest Designation from National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

Elliot Hospital received the highest designation as a Gold Safe Sleep Hospital from the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program—an organization created by Cribs for Kids®. This Gold designation recognizes Elliot Hospital’s outstanding commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. Read More...

Expressing Appreciation to Physicians on National Doctors’ Day

The following message was shared with physicians throughout the Elliot medical staff community and Elliot Medical Group:

Today, March 30th, is National Doctors’ Day. Each year on this date, we reflect on the profound work you do every day. While we appreciate your contributions every day of the year, today we take special time out to recognize your efforts to save and improve the lives of our patients—your dedication and commitment make it possible for our communities to be healthier Read More...

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Elliot Health System Provider First in New Hampshire to Offer Innovative Aquablation Therapy

Elliot Heath System announced today that Medical Director of Elliot Acute Urological Services, Dr. Christopher Girasole, is the first provider in New Hampshire to offer Aquablation therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in men Read More...

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The Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Learn How to Protect Your Health

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month—it’s a time to build our understanding about the disease to care for our health. Read More...

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The Elliot’s Dedicated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reassures Parents with Excellence in Care

In November of 2020, Sarah, a healthy and active 31-year-old, was beginning her final month of pregnancy. She had experienced a healthy pregnancy, and she, her husband, and daughter were looking forward to meeting the new baby. Sarah is active, an avid runner, and everything had been going according to plan. Read More...

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Elliot Health System Announces Six New Board Members

Elliot Health System announces the election of six new members to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for providing oversight of decisions that impact the mission of the organization to inspire wellness, heal patients, and serve with compassion. Read More...

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ApprenticeshipNH and SolutionHealth Celebrate Success of First Medical Assistant Cohort

SolutionHealth, a regional healthcare network founded by Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health, is partnering with Manchester Community College and ApprenticeshipNH, a workforce program within the Community College System of NH, to help employees advance to high-demand healthcare jobs within the organization Read More...

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Dress in Blue on March 4th to Raise Awareness About Colorectal Cancer

On Friday, March 4th, help to bring attention to National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by joining Dress in Blue Day. Read More...

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New Hampshire Magazine Selects 218 Doctors From Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health for 2022 Top Doctors List

SolutionHealth announces that 218 physicians from across Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health were recognized in New Hampshire Magazine’s 2022 Top Doctors issue. Doctors from a wide range of practices across both systems were selected as Top Doctors this year. Read More...

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Elliot Staff Raise Awareness about Cardiovascular Disease on Wear Red Day

The month of February is American Heart Month, and last Friday, February 4th, was National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association’s signature movement for Go Red for Women. These events bring the country together to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, to help save lives. Read More...

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Living a Heart Healthy Life
By Dr. Carolyn Davidson, Elliot Cardiovascular Consultants

Elliot Hospital and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center are among a small number of hospitals throughout New England to use the Jada System to rapidly control and treat postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding Read More...

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Elliot Hospital and Southern NH Medical Center Among Few Hospitals in New England to Use New Technology to Treat Postpartum Hemorrhage

Elliot Hospital and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center are among a small number of hospitals throughout New England to use the Jada System to rapidly control and treat postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding Read More...

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Giving Back: Cancer Survivor Supports Solinsky Center for Cancer Care at The Elliot

When Scott MacFarland, at the young age of 37, was diagnosed with Stage III rectal cancer after a colonoscopy at Elliot Gastroenterology, it changed his world. The Bedford, NH resident and real estate agent then met with providers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston who determined his treatment plan. Read More...

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Stephanie Szopa Selected for Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty Recognition

Stephanie Szopa was surprised when she discovered she had been named one of the Union Leader’s annual 40 under Forty award winners, who are recognized for significantly contributing to their field, community and/or the state. Read More...

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Elliot Case Management Staff Putting Patients First, One-by-One

Before the pandemic, Elliot Hospital case managers would rarely see a patient who had been roomed overnight in the Emergency Department while waiting for a bed. These days it’s common for a dozen or more patients to be standing by for case management to ensure a safe discharge plan or for an inpatient bed to become available. Read More...

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Welcoming Adnan Khan, MD

Elliot Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Adnan Khan, a neurologist, who is board-certified in neurology and neurophysiology. Read More...

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Elliot Achieves New Success in Newborn Feeding Practices

As a first-time mother, Lindsay Ross, says Elliot Hospital’s lactation team and its Moms group were her lifelines when she gave birth five years ago to her son, Jack. Read More...

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Local Family Expresses Gratitude for Elliot Healthcare Staff

Local father, Ryan Comstock, recently took his daughter to the Elliot Hospital Emergency Department for much needed care due to a viral form of pneumonia. This visit was stressful, but successful, as hospital staff are fighting COVID-19 harder than ever while caring for many patients with other acute needs. Read More...

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Sharing the Voices of Our Staff, We’re Still Standing Strong

We are working harder than ever to fight COVID-19. Hospitals across the state are seeing overflowing ICUs and inpatient units. Our Emergency Department and Urgent Care centers are seeing record numbers of very sick patients who need beds. Compounding this situation is the ongoing nationwide healthcare staffing shortage. Read More...

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Heartfelt Messages of Appreciation to Our Providers & Staff

We are working under extraordinary circumstances to provide the best care possible for our patients. Below are messages of appreciation submitted by Elliot Health System staff and providers recognizing their colleagues for their incredible efforts. Read More...

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US Health & Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System Team Supporting Elliot Hospital

Close to a week into the rapid deployment of the 24-person team of medical professionals with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), the temporary assistance is helping to alleviate some pressures on staff and providers, by increasing capacity for staff, and improving the flow of patients who come to Elliot’s Emergency Department. Read More...

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Elliot Community Stepping Up as More Patients Need Care

Dr. Brenna Stapp of Manchester OB/GYN Associates and several Labor and Delivery nurses at Elliot Hospital have stepped up to help as COVID-19 rates are dramatically higher, staffing is stretched, and acute patient needs are rising. Read More...

Elliot Hospital Receives Staffing Support from National Disaster Medical System During COVID-19 Surge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has deployed a 24-person medical response team from its National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) to Elliot Hospital to provide additional clinical care and support to assist in caring for the increasing influx of patients from this latest surge in the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More...

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A Message from Dr. Greg Baxter, President of Elliot Health System

It is hard to believe that we are entering a second holiday season with the weight of the pandemic upon us. COVID-19 is again quickly spreading in our communities, and we are seeing a dramatic rise in patients with COVID-19 that are requiring hospitalization Read More...

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Elliot Emergency Department Nurse Jenna Rowntree Selected as Emergency Nurse of the Year

Elliot Hospital is pleased to share that Jenna Rowntree was selected as Emergency Nurse of the Year by the New Hampshire Emergency Nurses Association! This prestigious recognition is given to only one emergency nurse in the state each year Read More...

Elliot Health System Honored for Quality Care

The Manchester Radio Group recently announced several “2021 Best of the 603” awards. Elliot Health System received seven awards Read More...

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Elliot Hospital Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety

Elliot Hospital received the 2021 Honoring Excellence in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Award from New Hampshire Foundation for Healthy Communities. Read More...

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Cancer runs in her family but early screening saved her

Deemarie Pinfield thought she was going to die. An MRI had just shown a spot on her lung and the lifelong smoker’s doctor recommended further testing for cancer. Read More...

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Elliot Hospital Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

Elliot Health System has been designated as a Screening Center of Excellence by the GO2 Foundation for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Low dose CT screening for lung cancer carried out safely, efficiently, and equitably can save lives by finding lung cancer early, when it is most treatable and even curable.Read More...

Elliot Hospital Named Orthopaedic Center of Excellence

Elliot Hospital has been designated as an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence by our accrediting body, DNV. This designation affirms Elliot Hospital’s excellence in the provision of diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic care. Read More...

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Celebrating National Recovery Month with Stories of Hope

The Elliot Hospital Substance Use Disorder Department recognized National Recovery Month by sharing five remarkable stories of patients who are in recovery. Hear all five stories Read More...

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The Lowdown on Vascular Leg Pain

If you are like most of us, you may find yourself with tired, achy, painful legs at some point. Maybe it’s an occasional problem that happens after a lot of strenuous activity, or maybe it’s an issue that bothers you daily. There are so many potential causes of leg pain, it can be hard to know where to start to get answers. Read More...

Fireworks and fun, enjoy it safely…

The Summertime brings people outside to enjoy the wonderful weather, the great outdoors, fun events and of course we celebrate our country’s birthday, Independence Day. When it comes time to celebrate, make sure you and your loved ones play it safe. According to the Neighborhood Safety Network, it is reported that 243 people on average go to the emergency room every day with firework related injuries...Read More...

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National Cancer Survivor’s Day: “Stay Strong, Stay Positive, and Never Give Up Hope”

On the first Sunday in June each year, we celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. It is a day to celebrate those who have survived the devastating disease, for those who are going through a cancer journey, and for those recently diagnosed. Read More...

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COVID-19 Survivor Thanks Elliot Employees for Saving His Life

After coming to the Elliot Emergency Department in March of 2020 with difficulty breathing, Mark Hagopian was diagnosed with COVID-19 and admitted into the hospital. Soon after his admission, his condition worsened. He was put on a ventilator, was in a medically induced coma for 17 days, and spent more than a month at The Elliot. Read More...

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Construction Begins On New, Modernized Emergency Department at The Elliot

To better serve our community, provide exceptional patient experiences and help improve workflows for our staff, we have started construction on a new, leading-edge Emergency Department at The Elliot. “This new 22,000 square foot addition will house all the reception functions, triage, and the rapid triage and treatment area Read More...

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Elliot Health System Named 2021 Best Hospital by New Hampshire Business Review!

Congratulations to all staff at Elliot Health System! The Elliot has earned the title ‘Best Hospital’ by New Hampshire Business Review’s 14th Annual BOB Awards for seven years in a row! Each year, NH Business Review readers vote for the Granite State’s most stand-out businesses. Nearly 5,000 business people and readers took the time out of their busy schedules to vote in this year’s BOB Awards. Read More...

SolutionHealth Podcast: Your Breast Health Is Important! Don’t Forget to Screen.

As part of our weekend-long focus on cancer in honor of World Cancer Day, SolutionHealth has a released a new podcast! According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. Read More...

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We Are One: New Logo for Elliot Health System

Elliot Health System joined Southern New Hampshire Health to form SolutionHealth three years ago, and together we are providing our communities with greater access to the care they need. Additionally, through SolutionHealth’s affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital, we are bringing more advanced, world-class care and innovative treatments and technologies to southern New Hampshire. Read More...

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Recovered COVID-19 Patient Opens Up About Life-Changing Experience

“I clearly got world-class care. I couldn’t have been treated better than I was treated,” Mark Hagopian, a recovered COVID-19 patient, says about the care he received while at Elliot Health System. Read More...

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We Are One: New Logo for Elliot Health System

Elliot Health System joined Southern New Hampshire Health to form SolutionHealth three years ago, and together we are providing our communities with greater access to the care they need. Additionally, through SolutionHealth’s affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital, we are bringing more advanced, world-class care and innovative treatments and technologies to southern New Hampshire. Read More...

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Helping Providers Understand How to Give Proper Care to the LGBT Community

If you aren’t familiar with LGBT medicine, it may be something you don’t feel prepared to take on. In a podcast with Eric Senneville, a physician assistant at Elliot Health System, we learn more about what makes primary care different for LGBT people—What are some myths in regard to LGBT medicine? What is the future of LGBT medicine? Those are just some of the questions he’s answering. Read More...

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Your Wellness Solution: Read the Fall 2020 Issue

Well Lives Here.

In our new publication, Your Wellness Solution, SolutionHealth (parent company of Elliot Health System and Southern NH Health) celebrates the hard work, dedication, and selflessness exhibited by our staff and we look to the future, where we can deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time to the people of southern New Hampshire.

Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed with cancer and are searching for world-class care, or you or a family member is struggling with substance use disorder or a behavioral health issue—we’ve got you covered. Maybe you want convenient, excellent primary care for your family, or it’s time to address the joint pain that’s been keeping you from doing the things you love, or you want to take charge of your health and lose extra weight—it’s all right here.

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Raising Awareness in July for Ultraviolet Safety Month

July 14, 2020
Summer is the perfect time to head outdoors and enjoy the sunny weather. But are you properly protecting yourself from potential risks? Read More...

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We’re here and it’s safe to schedule your procedures at Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health.

July 13, 2020
Beverly Primeau, MBA-RN, SolutionHealth’s Vice President of Surgical and Procedural Services, says, “Elective procedures were put on hold during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, but now both health systems are in the ramp-up phase.” Read More...

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Tips to Protect Yourself While Enjoying the Summer Breeze on a Motorcycle

June 30, 2020
They are a sight and sound of summer, the humming of a motorcycle’s engine roaring down the road, but they come with some added risks. Experts at SolutionHealth are offering some important safety reminders to keep motorcyclists safe this summer. Read More...

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Elliot Hospital was voted a Silver winner in the 2020 Union Leader Readers’ Choice Awards

June 25, 2020
Over 41,000 votes were cast this year in a wide range of categories and Elliot Hospital was voted the Silver winner in multiple categories. Read More...

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In honor of Pride Month, we want our LGBT patients to learn about the steps SolutionHealth takes to ensure they get the care they need

June 23, 2020
On November 7, Southern New Hampshire Health will go live with Epic, an electronic medical record system, and Elliot Health System will undergo a major upgrade to their Epic system. Read More...

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When the temperatures rise, and the summer heat hits, getting enough to drink is important whether your active outside or just sitting in the sun.

June 23, 2020
SolutionHealth’s Hannah Greulich, RD, LD, a Clinical Dietitian at Elliot Center for Advanced Nutrition Therapy is sharing some helpful tips on how you can stay hydrated. Read More...

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Confronting the COVID-15: Tips for staying healthy while staying home

June 19, 2020
Many of us are staying home to stay safe, but that may mean you’re indulging on snacks more often. Read More...

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This Men’s Health Week, Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself!

June 15, 2020
It’s Men’s Health Week! We know your busy working from home, spending time with the family, and home schooling your children, but don’t forget it’s important to take care of your own health. Read More...

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7-Year-Old Who Raised $4,000 for Elliot Health System Rewarded for Her Generosity

June 4, 2020
She’s had one mission, to raise money for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now this seven-year-old is being rewarded for her generosity. Read More...

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Helping New Moms Feel Safe

June 3, 2020
Having a baby is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially during a global pandemic. Is it safe to deliver a baby in the hospital? Will I or my baby become infected with COVID-19? Will there be enough hospital staff on hand to care for us? Can my partner be there for the birth? These are just some of the questions expectant mothers are asking in 2020. Read More...

Patients Embracing Telemedicine Services Across SolutionHealth

June 2, 2020
Telemedicine appointments have grown in popularity during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Patients at both Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health (who make up SolutionHealth) say they have had success with these visits. Read More...

How to Help Your Child’s Mental Health During This Pandemic

May 29, 2020
May is mental health awareness month. In these unprecedented times, we need to keep tabs on our mental health and our children’s mental health. Read More...

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Elective Procedures Resume Across SolutionHealth

May 28, 2020
Elective procedures have started to resume across SolutionHealth following Governor Sununu’s announcement on May 4. Since then, both Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health System have completed hundreds of time-sensitive procedures. Read More...

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Our Experts Remind Both Health Care Workers and Their Patients: Don’t Put Off Your Primary Care Appointments

May 27, 2020
For adults, primary care is all about preventing problems down the road, but some patients may be putting off care these days over fears of being exposed to COVID-19. Read More...

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Clearing Up Fact from Fiction About Remdesivir

May 26, 2020
Remdesivir is making headlines as a potential “cure” for COVID-19, but there’s some misinformation surrounding it. SolutionHealth’s pharmaceutical experts are clearing up fact from fiction. Read More...

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Keeping You and Your Family Safe During Memorial Day Weekend

May 22, 2020
Unlike Memorial Day Weekends past, this year we’ll see less traffic on the roads and less people out and about as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, experts at SolutionHealth are warning that we may still see the uptick in injuries that typically occurs during this time of year. Read More...

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7-Year-Old Lifts Spirits with Music, While Raising Money for Healthcare Workers

May 22, 2020
Strum by strum, seven-year-old Lilyana (Lily) Roman is raising money for SolutionHealth’s healthcare workers. She has been playing her ukulele and singing in her front yard to collect donations for the Front Lines NH campaign. Read More...

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SolutionHealth Experts Remind Families That Pediatric Appointments Are Still Important

May 20, 2020
Providers across SolutionHealth are reminding families that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, you should not be putting off visits to the doctor’s office. Read More...

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Preventing Tick-Borne Illnesses While Social Distancing Outdoors

May 18, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be enjoying the outdoors as we’re told to social distance, but the warmer temperatures mean a pest is lurking—ticks! Read More...

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In-Patient Services Director Explains Changes Caused by COVID-19

May 14, 2020
Healthcare workers across SolutionHealth have been forced to make dramatic changes because of COVID-19, and our staff has taken it in stride. Read More...

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Celebrating 130 years, Elliot Associates Seek Help Documenting History

May 12, 2020
Manchester, NH—Since 1890, Elliot Hospital’s Associates have supported the community, the hospital’s centers of care and the staff with their charitable activities. In the beginning most Associates members were the wives of physicians, and spent hours on sewing machines, tailoring surgeons’ caps and gowns, as well as... Read More...

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Opinion: COVID-19 Antibody Testing

May 11, 2020 - Manchester Union Leader
IMAGINE the SARS-CoV-2 virus — the virus that causes COVID-19 — as we often see it pictured these days – little spheres with “spikes” on them. Those spikes are unique, almost like a fingerprint. After someone gets infected, their body develops “antibodies” to this virus. Read More...

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Elliot CICU and CDU Adapt and Overcome Obstacles During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 11, 2020
Through National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week we are looking at all the incredible work from our health care heroes. Every day our nurses are coming to work ready to take care of patients with care and compassion. Read More...

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Elliot Front Line Nurse Gives Emotional Look at Work During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 7, 2020
“It’s extremely hard and wonderful all at the same time.” That’s what Mary Seigle, a Resource Nurse, in the CICU at Elliot Health System is saying about being on the front lines. Read More...

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Front Lines NH Challenge Match Launched to Support Hospitals’ COVID-19 Response

April 22, 2020
Southern New Hampshire: Four hospitals have banded together to help each other defeat the COVID-19 pandemic and have launched the Front Lines NH Challenge Match. This initiative seeks to inspire and increase the impact of individual and corporate gifts made through, a dedicated web site. Read More...

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Manchester & Nashua Hospitals Collaborate to Share Resources, Support in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

April 20, 2020
Southern New Hampshire: In an unprecedented act of collaboration and coordination, four hospitals in southern New Hampshire have banded together to support their front line responders, coordinate efforts of care, share resources, and tell the story of sacrifices front line responders are making to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More...

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Marsha Clements Named Director of Oncology Services at Elliot Health System

March 13, 2020
MANCHESTER, NH: Marsha J. Clements, RN, MSN/Ed, PhD, OCN, has been named Director of Oncology Services at Elliot Health System. An oncology nurse for her entire 17-year career, Clements will focus on providing access to coordinated care and streamlining processes to ensure an exemplary patient experience... Read More...

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Elliot Hospital Receives Bond Rating Upgrade from Moody's Investors Service

February 12, 2020
MANCHESTER, NH: Elliot Hospital, a founding member of SolutionHealth, has received a bond rating upgrade from Moody's Investors Service. The hospital's revenue bond rating improved to A3 with a stable outlook from Baa1. Read More...

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Elliot Hospital to Provide “Stop the Bleed” Training to Teachers and School Staff in Goffstown and New Boston

February 11, 2020
On Tuesday, February 11, close to 200 teachers and school staff members in Goffstown and New Boston received free Stop the Bleed training as part of an in-service professional development program. The two-hour class was conducted by emergency medical clinicians from Elliot Hospital, with assistance from both the Goffstown and Bedford fire departments. Read More...

Transformational Gift Supports Openning of New Elliot Health System Facility

Transformational Gift Supports Openning of New Elliot Health System Facility

February 3, 2020
MANCHESTER, NH: In 2019, Elliot Health System began the expansion of its cancer care program and associated facilities, centralizing nearly all cancer care services and treatments in a single, convenient Manchester location that is unlike any other in southern New Hampshire. Read More...

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Partial Hospitalization Program Proves Effective, More Convenient Treatment for Co-Occurring Substance Use, Mental Health Concerns

January 24, 2020
MANCHESTER, NH: Now 15 months old, Elliot Hospital’s Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), the only one of its kind in New Hampshire, continues to successfully treat patients who suffer from both substance use and mental health issues. Read More...

Elliot Health System & Manchester Health Department Introduce The Doctor's Note

Elliot Health System & Manchester Health Department Introduce "The Doctor's Note"

December 16, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: Elliot Health System and the City of Manchester Health Department today announced plans to introduce “The Doctor's Note,” a series of health education materials designed to encourage healthy decision-making and proactive health management among Manchester families. Read More...

Klunk Appointed President of New Hampshire Medical Society

Klunk Appointed President of New Hampshire Medical Society

November 22, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: L. John Klunk, MD, has been named president of the New Hampshire Medical Society at the society’s Annual Scientific Conference, which was held Saturday in Bretton Woods. Read More...

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This Month—And Every Day—For All They Do

Honoring VNA of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire This Month—And Every Day—For All They Do

November 15, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: November is Home Health and Hospice Month, but one month is not sufficient to salute the home health and hospice nurses, aides, therapists, social workers and volunteers who tirelessly care for patients recovering at home from illness, surgery, childbirth or learning to live with other medical conditions. Read More...

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Physicians expand use of spinal anesthesia for surgery in babies, cutting recovery time and costs

November 4, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: A team of Elliot Hospital physicians is successfully using spinal anesthesia in infants undergoing major surgery, thereby eliminating the need for general anesthesia and its known side effects and risks. Read More...

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Elliot Breast Health Center Named Center for Hidden Scar® Breast Cancer Surgery

October 10, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: Elliot Health System announced that Elliot Breast Health Center has been recognized as a Hidden Scar Center for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery. Elliot Breast Center is among the first sites in New Hampshire to perform this advanced approach to breast cancer surgery. Hidden Scar techniques allow for discrete placement of incision, thus minimizing the daily emotional reminder... Read More...

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Elliot Gala Inspires and Raises more than $380,000 for New Elliot Regional Cancer Center

September 30, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: The 18th Annual Elliot Health System Gala was held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Doubletree by Hilton Manchester Downtown Hotel to benefit the expansion of programs and services at the new Elliot Regional Cancer Center. The site of the new facility, expected to open in late summer 2020, will be on the main Elliot Hospital campus allowing patients to receive comprehensive cancer services all in one location. Read More...

Elliot Breaks Ground for New Comprehensive Cancer Center

Elliot Breaks Ground for New Comprehensive Cancer Center

June 12, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: Elliot Health System celebrated a ground breaking ceremony for its new comprehensive Elliot Regional Cancer Center on the Elliot Hospital campus. “This 22,000 square foot facility will present a vast improvement for patients with a cancer diagnosis and we are extremely proud to begin the work to develop this critical service in a facility that will enable all of us to come together with the patient at the center of our care,” said Greg Baxter, MD, President Elliot Health System. Read More...

Elliot Breast Health Center Recognized for Achieving NAPCB Three-Year Term Accreditation

Elliot Breast Health Center Recognized for Achieving NAPCB Three-Year Term Accreditation

May 4, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH:The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC,) a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation to Elliot Breast Health Center. To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with 28 NAPBC standards that look at a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement. Breast centers seeking NAPBC accreditation undergo a site visit every three years. Read More...

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Elliot Receives Level 2 Verification for Trauma by American College of Surgeons

April 2, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: A two-day comprehensive review of Elliot Hospital’s Trauma program by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has resulted in Level II Verification. This achievement recognizes Elliot Hospital’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients through its Trauma program. Read More...

Elliot Health System Award for Physician Excellence Given to Dr. Gavin Muir and Dr. Johny Kuttab Named Physician of the Year

Elliot Health System Award for Physician Excellence Given to Dr. Gavin Muir and Dr. Johny Kuttab Named Physician of the Year

March 28, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: Elliot Health Systems hosted a Doctors’ Day celebration last evening to congratulate and thank all of its medical staff. The evening concluded with two prestigious honors being announced. Read More...

SOLUTIONHEALTH Receives A-Rating with Stable Outlook by S&P Global Ratings

SOLUTIONHEALTH Receives A-Rating with Stable Outlook by S&P Global Ratings

March 27, 2019
MANCHESTER, NH: S&P Global Ratings has given SolutioNHealth an “A-“ rating and “stable” outlook in their first review of this new regional healthcare system. In the same report, cofounding members of SolutionHealth, Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) also received “A-“ ratings with a “stable” outlook. For Elliot Hospital, the “Arating is up two levels from “BBB.” The report released by S&P Global ratings on March 27, 2019 states, “The ‘A-’ ratings for Elliot and SNHHS are based on our view of SolutionHealth’s strong enterprise profile, highlighted by a leading market share in the larger... Read More...

Tate Curti Named COO

Tate Curti Named COO

January 31, 2019
Greg Baxter, MD, President of Elliot Health System proudly announces the appointment of Joseph Tate Curti to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective February 11, 2019.

Tate has a strong background in hospital operations having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH). His responsibilities included oversight of hospital operations at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, which entailed direct involvement in strategic planning, clinical excellence initiatives, and patient experience and advocacy efforts...Read More...

1/31/2019 - Tate Curti Named COO

12/21/2018 - Elliot Hospital receives Favorable Rating Action by Moody's

11/16/2018 - Elliot Donates over 1200 Turkeys for Thanksgiving to local charities

9/4/2018 - Elliot Named Family Favorite for Eighth Consecutive Year

8/31/2018 - Greg Baxter, MD Appointed New President of Elliot Health System

6/19/2018 - Elliot Bariatric Accreditation

6/11/2018 - 19th Elliot Golf Tournament Sets Fundraising Record

5/31/2018 - Elliot Awarded American Heart Silver Recognition

5/21/2018 - Elliot Therapists Earn National Distinction

4/26/2018 - State-of-the-art simulation technology coming to Elliot

4/20/2018 - Elliot Intensive Care Celebrates Two years of Reduced Infections

4/11/2018 - Five Elliot Nurses Awarded for Excellence

4/05/2018 - Elliot Physician Awards Announced

2/21/2018 - New Hampshire Business Review Names Elliot Hospital BEST HOSPITAL for the Sixth Consecutive Year

12/11/2017 - First of its Kind and Only in the State - 3D Breast Biopsy at Elliot Breast Health Center

12/01/2017 - Elliot Appoints Primeau as VP of Surgical and Procedural Services

11/14/2017 - Elliot Gets Top Rating for Patient Safety

11/13/2017 - Rachel Chaddock appointed VP of VNA

10/30/2017 - Elliot Names Sr. VP and Chief Nursing Officer

11/07/2017 - Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health Sign Combination Agreement to form "SOULTIONHEALTH" Regional Healthcare System

09/26/2017 - Elliot Proudly Welcomes Steve Norton Senior VP Strategic Planning and Government Relations

09/26/2017 - Record Setting Elliot Gala Raises More Than $392,000

09/15/2017 - NH Hospital Association Honors Lawrence Hoepp, MD, of Elliot Hospital for Outstanding Service in Health Care

09/15/2017 - New Hampshire Doctor Named 2018 Family Physician of the Year

09/05/2017 - Elliot Named Family Favorite for Seven Consecutive Years

08/28/2017 - VNA Hospice Exceeds the National Average

08/22/2017 - Elliot Receives Grants for Substance Use Disorder and Medication Assited Treatment Projects

08/8/2017 - Cigna Elliot Road Race Silver Anniversary

05/22/2017 - The Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health Sign Letter of Intent to Explore Combining to Form a Regional Healthcare System

05/22/2017 - Elliot Health System RN Receives Clint Jones New Hampshire Award

04/26/2017 - Elliot Announces COO, Jean Ten Haken

04/12/2017 - Elliot Hospital Rates Top in the Nation by Receiving an "A" for Patient Safety in Spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

03/31/2017 - Elliot Honors Edward "Ned" Dalton, MD and Kevin Desrosiers, MD for Physician Excellence

03/30/2017 - The Mental Health Crisis

03/07/2017 - Elliot Welcomes Doug Dean as Chief Executive Officer

01/25/2017 - Dr. Jwalant Vadalia Receives National Honor and Named Clinician of the Year

12/16/2016 - Elliot Breaks Ground in Bedford for new Medical Center

12/14/2016 - Elliot Hospitals Jessica Thonis First to Obtain Trauma RN Certification

12/06/2016 - Elliot Hospital and Bob's Discount Furniture Team Up to Promote Early Literacy in Children

10/25/2016 - Elliot's Patient Family Advisory Council Celebrates One Year

10/24/2016 - Pearl Manor Fund Tops $1.8 Million in Local Grants for Seniors

10/19/2016 - Top 100 Influencers in Healthcare, Dr. Pamela Cipriano, visits Elliot Hospital

10/12/2016 - All time record of $229,000 raised at Elliot Gala

9/9/2016 - Elliot Named "Family Favorite" for the Sixth Consecutive Year.

6/14/2016 - Elliot Golf Tournament Sets Fundraising Record

5/17/2016 - Elliot Health System RN Receives Clint Jones New Hampshire Nursing Award

4/22/2016 - National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program Recognizes Elliot Hospital as First in State to Receive Bronze Designation

4/12/2016 - Elliot Honored with the 2015 Granite Award from the Granite United Way, and also the Robert and Karin Finlay Service to Children Award

3/28/2016 - James Conway, MD and Amy Roy, MD Honored for Physician Excellence

1/28/2016 - Newborn Babies at Elliot Hospital to Celebrate American Heart Month with Special Handmade Red Hats

1/19/2016 - Elliot Hospital Voted "Consumer Choice" by the Community

1/19/2016 - Elliot Health System Welcomes Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer

1/18/2016 - Elliot Health System Welcomes Associate General Counsel

11/13/2015 - WMUR Features Elliot Nurse Caring for WWII Veteran

10/28/2015 - Elliot Named "Family Favorite" for the Fifth Consecutive Year

10/26/2015 - Elliot Physician Network Collaborates With Cigna to Improve Health and Lower Costs in Southern New Hampshire

10/19/2015 - Elliot Health System proudly announces Vice President Professional & Support Services and Vice President of Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation

10/14/2015 - Elliot Hospital Gala Exceeds $90,000 to Support New Hampshire's Hospital for Children

10/07/2015 - Elliot Hospital achieves NICHE "Senior Friendly" stautus for its efforts to improve care for older adult patients.

10/05/2015 - New Hampshire Hospitals/Systems Join with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to Create Benevera Health

08/11/2015 - Elliot Health System Donates $125,000 to the City of Manchester's Neighborhood Health Improvement Strategy

07/22/2015 - Elliot Hospital Named Most Wired for Fifth Consecutive Year

07/01/2015 - Over $106,000 raised for New Hampshire's Hospital for Children

04/23/2015 - Elliot Health System Welcomes a New Vice President of Physician Services

04/07/2015 - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Elliot Health System Reach Agreement on Pathway Network

03/16/2015 - Elliot Welcomes Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital

01/30/2015 - Elliot Health System Proudly Announces New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer

10/22/2014 - Senator Kelly Ayotte Visits Vna Of Manchester And Southern New Hampshire

10/20/2014 - Elliot Nurse Attains National Award In Pediatric Emergency Nursing

9/29/2014 - New Hampshire’s Hospital For Children To Receive Over $87,000

8/27/2014 - Elliot Named “Family Favorite” For The Fourth Consecutive Year

7/10/2014 - Elliot Health System Named 2014 Most Wired

7/8/2014 - Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities For Seniors Through The Pearl Manor Fund

6/20/2014 - Elliot Tees Up For Tots Raising Nearly $94,000

6/4/2014 - Elliot Health System Names James L. Woodward Chief Executive Officer

3/3/2014 - Elliot Carebundles Offer High Quality Care At The Lowest Price With No Bills

2/10/2014 - Elliot Hospital Echo Lab Receives Echocardiography Accreditation By The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)