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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.




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
Neurology


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 FrontLinesNH.org, 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...




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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

10/26/2015 - 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)