Regulators Approve APD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock ‘Affiliation’

Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, two health care organizations with long histories in the Upper Valley, have formalized a relationship that will give D-H, a teaching hospital with a regional footprint, the final say over key matters at its smaller neighbor. The new relationship, which the parties have labeled an “affiliation,” took effect Tuesday after the Charitable Trusts Unit and the Consumer...

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At the Hospitals: Feb. 28, 2016
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At the Hospitals: Feb. 28, 2016

Registered Nurse Receives Lake Sunapee VNA and Hospice Award New London — Scott Ross , a hospice registered nurse and case manager, received the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice “Imagine the Possibilities” award at the nonprofit’s annual meeting on Feb. 18. The annual award is given to a staff member who has a “positive impact throughout the agency” and is willing to look at situations from all perspectives in order to achieve...

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APD Works to Revaccinate Children After Mishandling Doses

Lebanon — Upper Valley parents and health care providers continue to respond to the refrigeration lapses that compromised vaccines and prompted a revaccination program for more than 800 young patients at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. The vaccine problems were announced in letters to parents of children who had received care at the hospital’s Robert A. Mesropian Center for Community Care. The letters, which were sent out Jan. 11,...

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APD Warns Of Vaccine Mishandling

Lebanon — More than 800 children received improperly refrigerated, and potentially ineffective, vaccinations for polio, hepatitis, measles and other diseases at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital during a 14-month period that ended Oct. 23, the hospital said Wednesday. The affected vaccines were not harmful, but may have offered diminished immunity to recipients, the hospital said. “To date, we have had no reports of any patients...

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At the Hospitals: Dec. 20, 2015
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At the Hospitals: Dec. 20, 2015

Director of PTSD Center Honored White River Junction — Paula Schnurr, executive director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, received the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Lifetime Achievement Award last month at the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans. The society’s highest honor, the award is given to someone who has made “great lifetime contributions to...

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