Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Senate endorses open meetings for OneCare

he Vermont Senate has endorsed S.4, the bill that would require the board of directors for the state’s largest health care organization to hold open meetings. Senators gave preliminary approval to the bill unanimously on Thursday in a voice vote. The Senate is on track to pass the bill Friday. S.4 affects accountable care organizations, […]

Year in Review: Top health care stories of 2016

Shumlin signed the “all-payer” deal and put limits on prescription opiate use. While the UVM Health Network continued to expand its reach, Dartmouth-Hitchcock ran into financial problems.

Shortfall hits $112 million at Dartmouth College

The college looks to trim payroll and boost revenues.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock chief executive to retire in June

Dr. James Weinstein, 66, has been with the hospital system since 1996 and has held his current role since 2011.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock sees unexpected fourth quarter loss

Flawed financial projections and the last-minute discovery of problems arising from makeovers in back-office operations are blamed for the $22.6 million fourth quarter loss. The New Hampshire hospital ends its fiscal year with a $12.2 million deficit.

Groundbreaking Set for June 22 for Construction of the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care

News Release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock June 13, 2016 Contact: Rick Adams (603) 653-1910 [email protected] LEBANON, NH – Formal groundbreaking will take place Wednesday, June 22, starting construction of the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care, an advanced clinical facility to provide integrated, patient- and family-centered care for patients with life-limiting illness and complex medical […]

Region’s largest home health care agency affiliates with Dartmouth-Hitchcock

The largest home health care association in the region will become an affiliate of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system starting July 1. The Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire announced Monday that its board of trustees voted to join Dartmouth-Hitchcock on May 24. The association serves 140 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire. […]

Judge won’t throw out Dartmouth-Hitchcock suit against Vermont

The state and federal governments asked the U.S. District Court in New Hampshire to dismiss the hospital’s lawsuit over its reimbursements under Vermont’s Medicaid program.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Named One of ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’

News Release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center May 11, 2016 Contact: Mike Barwell Media Relations Manager Dartmouth-Hitchcock [email protected] 603-653-1984 office 603-491-0847 mobile LEBANON, NH – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) has again been named to the annual list of “100 Great Hospitals in America” as compiled by the health care industry publication Becker’s Hospital Review. Hospitals included […]

Dartmouth-Hitchcock sues Vermont over Medicaid policy

New Hampshire provider files federal lawsuit claiming that Vermont’s payment policy is unconstitutional.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center threatens to sue state over Medicaid rates

In a letter dated Aug. 6 to Steven Costantino, the commissioner of DVHA, Dartmouth-Hitchcock said that it was getting paid 31 percent less for in-patient care than Vermont hospitals, and that this discrepancy violates both the U.S. Constitution and the federal Medicaid Act.

Norwich University honors Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center as an ‘Employer of Distinction’

The Norwich University Alumni Association (NUAA) in conjunction with the Career Services Center honored Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center as a Norwich “Employer of Distinction” at an event at its Hanover campus on Thursday, Dec. 18.

VA chief sees critical shortage in providers

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald joined Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday to stress the need for more doctors and nurses for the VA.

Mt. Ascutney Hospital deepens ties with Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center will be able to take more uninsured patients or people covered by government programs, thereby freeing up beds at the academic medical center in New Hampshire and allowing some patients to receive care closer to home.