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Awards and Honors

U.S. News & World Report: New Hampshire’s Best Hospital for 2020-21

  • U.S. News & World Report: Recognized as “high performing” in nine clinical specialties, procedures, and conditions: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colon cancer surgery, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, and lung cancer surgery.
  • U.S. News & World Report: Ranked as New Hampshire's Best Hospital. Read more.

Modern Healthcare. D-H CEO and President Joanne M. Conroy, MD, Named One of 50 “Most Influential” Leaders

Joanne M. Conroy, MD, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health has been named one of the 50 “Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” by Modern Healthcare magazine. Read more.

115 top doctors

115 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Providers Recognized as 'Best doctors in New Hampshire'

According to New Hampshire Magazine’s annual “Top Doctors” survey, one hundred and fifteen Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) physicians have been named among the best doctors in New Hampshire. Read more.

Clinical

Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement®: Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Keene & Hip Replacement by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Learn more.

Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®: Mary Hitchcock Memorial hospital is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Learn more.

Honoring Excellence in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Award. Dartmouth-Hitchcock was named the recipient of the inaugural Honoring Excellence in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Award which honors a team of health care professionals within New Hampshire hospitals who demonstrate a continued commitment to providing quality care to their patients, lead the charge for quality improvement, promote transparency to improve health care and achieve better outcomes through the implementation of a strong culture of safety. Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Maine Medical Center Awarded Major National Institutes of Health Grant for Cardiac Surgery Research. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) and Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland, Maine, have been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to increase access to cardiac surgery clinical trials among rural populations. Read more.

The American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines® Awards. Dartmouth-Hitchcock has received three Get With The Guidelines® Awards for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association (AHA) for both the treatment of patients who suffer in-hospital cardiac arrests and treatment for stroke patients. 

  • Resuscitation Gold Award
    Adult population

  • Resuscitation Gold Plus Award
    Pediatric population

  • Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award

Human Resources

2018 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion by careerSTAT, September 2018. CareerSTAT’s Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion program recognizes healthcare organizations investing in the skills and career of their frontline workers. Organizations are designated as Champions and Emerging Champions. Champions meet all of CareerSTAT’s recognition criteria, including making skill and career development accessible, offering programs at a significant scale, measuring program business impact, and building sustainable programs. Read more.

Sustainability

Greenhealth's 2018 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award Honoree. The Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards is Practice Greenhealth’s highest honor for hospitals. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center was chosen as an industry leader in all-around sustainability performance, demonstrating comprehensive programs and  illustrating how sustainability is entrenched in our organizational culture.

2018 Greening the OR Circle of Excellence Award
The Greening the OR Circle acknowledges leadership in implementation and innovation in the surgical department. A number of practices in the OR were evaluated for this award, including: regulated medical waste segregation and clinical plastics recycling, reformulation of OR kits, single-use device reprocessing, use of reusable sterilization cases, and a range of other programs and associated metrics in their operating rooms.

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