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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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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 FrontLinesNH.org, a dedicated web site. Read More...




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...




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...




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...




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...




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...




Honoring VNA of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire 
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...




Elliot Breaks Ground for New Comprehensive Cancer Center

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...




Elliot Breaks Ground for New Comprehensive Cancer Center

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...




Elliot Breaks Ground for New Comprehensive Cancer Center

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...




Elliot Breaks Ground for New Comprehensive Cancer Center

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

10/28/2015 - Elliot Pediatrics Hosted 7th Annual Halloween Flu Clinic for Over 1100 Children

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)