D-H Merger Puts Strain on Harvest Hill
Sep13

D-H Merger Puts Strain on Harvest Hill

Lebanon — The pending absorption of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital into the sprawling medical care system operated by Dartmouth-Hitchcock will leave a nonprofit owner of housing for affluent Upper Valley seniors standing on its own in an increasingly competitive marketplace. That could be challenging for Alice Peck Day Lifecare Center Inc., the financially strapped affiliate of the hospital with the same name. APD Lifecare, with an...

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At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015
Aug29

At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of surgery and senior vice president of the surgical service line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and chairwoman of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Her term begins Oct. 26. Wong...

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At the Hospitals: Aug. 16, 2015
Aug16

At the Hospitals: Aug. 16, 2015

Gifford Medical Center Earns Energy Star Certification Randolph — Gifford Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification. The certification signifies that the building meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA and performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency, Gifford said in a news release. Certified facilities use an...

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Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Windsor — After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core business — but only just barely. In a July 1 letter and budget projections for the fiscal year that will begin Oct. 1 that were filed with Vermont’s Green Mountain Care Board, Mt. Ascutney said that it expected to post a miniscule but...

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Business Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
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Business Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Several Upper Valley farms are set to participate in Vermont’s Open Farm Week. From Monday through Aug. 9, more than 100 farms across the state will be open for tours, tastings and educational activities. The event is sponsored by the Vermont Agriculture and Culinary Tourism Council, which, according to its website aims to “strengthen and support Vermont’s food and farm communities.” Activities at each farm will vary. Participating...

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