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Former DHMC patient gets deferred sentence for assaulting guards
05-08-2024 8:00 PM


NORTH HAVERHILL — A 29-year-old former Dartmouth College student who assaulted two security guards at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where he had been admitted for psychiatric care will avoid jail time, providing he continues to get mental health...

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Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center warns of longer waits in the ED
02-14-2024 6:53 PM


LEBANON — Because of overcrowding, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is warning patients with “less-pressing healthcare concerns” to expect extended wait times in the emergency department.“The Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center emergency department...

Clinic aids long COVID sufferers
12-06-2023 3:39 AM


PLAINFIELD — One day in this past May, Susan Kahn, a 77-year-old Plainfield resident, was unable to get up.Her husband, Chris Rollins, called 911. She was unconscious with heart palpitations and says there were no Upper Valley cardiologists available...

DHMC to be part of national Anti-Stigma Initiative
11-30-2023 4:37 PM

LEBANON — Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is one of 100 pilot sites for a national Anti-Stigma Initiative focused on improving care for people struggling with addiction, according to a Thursday news release.The effort aims to reduce addiction...

COVID-19 vaccines are available by appointment at DHMC
10-26-2023 12:18 PM

LEBANON — Vaccines to prevent serious illness from COVID-19 are available at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.Appointments are required and can be scheduled online through or by calling 603-650-1818, according to the DH...

Two top D-H executives to depart this fall
09-15-2023 3:35 PM

LEBANON — As two top leaders at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center retire this fall, leadership responsibilities will be shifting.Jeff O’Brien, DHMC’s chief operating officer, is scheduled to retire Oct. 5, and Sue Reeves, DHMC’s executive vice...

Telehealth clinic to help young adults with irritable bowels
09-05-2023 3:54 PM

LEBANON — Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center has launched a new telehealth clinic to support young adults with inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.The program, Teaching Health Resilience in IBD Through Virtual...

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center schedules flu shot clinics
09-02-2023 6:41 AM


LEBANON — Flu clinics are scheduled to start later this month at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, ahead of the winter respiratory virus season. Community-based clinics are to take place next month.To reduce the risk of disease and potentially...

Coalition to host Lebanon meeting about school-based dental care
09-01-2023 3:13 PM

LEBANON — The New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition is scheduled to host a meeting on Wednesday in Lebanon as part of a statewide series of meetings to gather input from the community on school-based dental programs in the state.The Lebanon meeting is...

Participants needed for colon polyps study
07-06-2023 2:53 PM

LEBANON — A research team at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is recruiting participants for a study comparing the effectiveness of an at-home, stool-based test with a colonoscopy in finding colorectal cancer and large colorectal polyps.The study,...

DHMC hires new chief nursing officer
06-02-2023 7:01 PM

LEBANON — Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center has a new chief nursing officer, according to a Dartmouth Health news release.Tracy Galvin, who started May 30, comes to DHMC in Lebanon from the 345-bed Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington,...

DHMC opens new patient tower
05-08-2023 11:51 AM


LEBANON — On a recent afternoon in late April, “Felix” lay in a new hospital room in the recently completed patient pavilion at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.Short of breath, but in stable condition, Felix was in a bed in the heart and vascular...

In-person career fair returns to DHMC
04-26-2023 9:23 PM

LEBANON — For the first time since 2018, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is scheduled to hold an in-person Career Expo on Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m., according to a news release.The event — which is set to take place in auditoriums A-D —...

DHMC researchers recruiting participants for long-term COVID study
04-19-2023 3:23 PM

LEBANON — A research team at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is recruiting participants for a study of the long-term effects of COVID-19 on thinking skills and auditory processing in adults who developed and continue to have mental fatigue after...

Vershire man pleads guilty to drug trafficking
04-12-2023 5:02 PM


CONCORD — A 31-year-old Vershire man, who police say hid inside his impounded BMW on the Lebanon Police Department’s lot the day after he was arrested on a charge of drug possession at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center birthing pavilion, has...

Enfield state rep resigns seat following head injury
04-04-2023 5:13 PM


ENFIELD — State Rep. Joshua Adjutant, D-Enfield, has stepped down from his position after incurring a head injury last week at work as a security officer at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.Reached by phone on Tuesday, Adjutant, 28, said...

$1M deal with state adds involuntary psych beds at DHMC
03-23-2023 5:01 PM


LEBANON — The New Hampshire Executive Council on Wednesday approved a $1 million contract for five new involuntary psych beds at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, according to a news release from the New Hampshire Department of Health and...

Patient beds to be added in May
03-19-2023 7:04 AM


LEBANON — As hospitals throughout the region continue to struggle to meet demand for health care services, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is preparing to open additional beds in a new $150 million patient pavilion in May.The expansion at the...

Jim Kenyon: Time for DHMC nurses to get organized?
03-02-2023 1:45 PM


On two occasions in the last 15 years, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center nurses have initiated union drives only to see the efforts fizzle out.Will this time be different? A group of DHMC nurses are working behind the scenes to convince their...

DHMC runs at 10% over capacity amid staffing shortage and high rates of respiratory viruses
01-16-2023 7:44 PM


LEBANON — Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center has been operating at 110% of its capacity for several weeks amid a surge of respiratory viruses and short staffing, and as it continues to be difficult to discharge patients to lower levels of care, such...

DHMC revises emergency alert terms
09-12-2022 9:17 PM


LEBANON — Alert, alert: the familiar “code red” emergency announcements broadcast over Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s public address system and long familiar to viewers of TV hospital dramas is now 10-7 (“out of service”).Effective today, DHMC...

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