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Two LRGHealthcare staff members joined other hospital staff from across the state in a LEAN Healthcare Certificate Program.
JOB FAIR Thursday, November 19, 2015 • 2:00PM - 7:00PM Lakes Region General Hospital Main Lobby
**Dr. Racicot’s testimony comes on the day the DEA announced that drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury death in the United States**

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today hosted Dr. Paul Racicot, President of Medical Staff at Lakes Region General Hospital, for a roundtable discussion on Capitol Hill on how to address the heroin and opioid drug abuse epidemic in New Hampshire and around the country. In addition to his thirty years of experience practicing emergency medicine in the Lakes Region, Dr. Racicot has run an intensive outpatient drug and alcohol recovery program for two decades.

Approval brings local choice for high-quality, cost-effective health care

Concord, NH – Tufts Health Freedom Plan announced today approval from the New Hampshire Insurance Department (NHID) to begin offering health coverage for small groups. Tufts Health Freedom Plan brings a new suite of tiered and non-tiered commercial plans to New Hampshire, offering small businesses a new and local option to providing high quality, cost-effective access to health care.

LACONIA, NH – Lakes Region General Hospital (LRGH) is proud to announce its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has been selected as one of only 69 adult ICUs in the country to participate in the ICU Liberation Campaign ABCDEF Bundle Improvement Collaborative. LRGH is one of just two New Hampshire hospitals chosen; the other being Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center. They join other well known hospitals in this collaborative including Massachusetts General Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, and Cedars Sinai Medical Center among others.

LACONIA, NH - In conjunction with area fire departments, LRGHealthcare held its 15th Annual Senior Safety Day last Saturday, October 17.

LACONIA, NH - LRGHealthcare's Food and Nutrition Services department (Lakes Region General Hospital and Franklin Regional Hospital) was awarded the Health Champion Award in the workplace category by the Partnership for Public Health at the Partnership’s Annual Meeting held September 24th at Steele Hill Resort.

The Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary is busy with final preparations for the 14th Annual LRGH Auxiliary Annual Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, October 17, at Laconia High School from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program has awared WINH accredidation for meeting criteria as a Low Level Acuity Center, according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care.
LRGHealthcare announced today the implementation of the Hugs® Wi-Fi Infant Protection Solution in the Lakes Region General Hospital (LRGH) Family Birthplace. 
Inspires additional $1,300 in gifts from local family  and friends.
On September 9, a diverse group of over seventy leaders representing each of the five health systems within Granite Health (LRGHealthcare, Catholic Medical Center, Concord Hospital, Southern New Hampshire Health, Wentworth Douglass Hospital) came together to discuss implementing recommendations for better patient throughput.

Have a healthy fall and winter, get your flu shot.
Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Church Landing in Meredith, NH.
Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your health?  Learn how to better manage this health concern.
The LRGHealthcare Board of Trustees (Board) is proud to announce today they have selectedSeth C. R. Warren as LRGHealthcare’s next President and Chief Executive Officer.
It was a a perfect day, and the event raised and impressive $48,494.86 for state-of-the-art infection control technology.
The 13th Annual Brenda’s Motorcycle Ride with Friends: Fighting Cancer One Mile at a Time will be held on Saturday, August 15 at Faro Italian Grille in the Weirs. 

Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as falling itself.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in severe physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. 
Skeins of soft yarn donated in loving memory of infant twin girls who passed away.
Only hospital in New Hampshire offering this infant safety system.
DiGiorgio Associates Inc. and Monitor Builders Inc. have once again signed-on to support the LRGHealthcare Golf Classic.
Since 2000, the LRGH Auxiliary has awarded $214,000 in scholarship aid to local students.
Shop on the lawn at FRH on Tuesday afternoons, beginning July 7 from 3:00-6:00 pm, throughout the summer season.
Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your health?  Learn how to better manage this health concern.
Effective June 15, 2015, the Med-Connect program will be located at The Pharmacy Center at the Laconia Clinic. Clients will be seen by appointment only.
NH Magazine recently names local provider one of the top chiropractors in New Hampshire. 
For the seventh year Bank of New Hampshire has signed on as the $10,000 Presenting Sponsor of the LRGHealthcare Golf Classic.
Effective June 1, 2015 Convenience Care Services at LRGH will close. Occupational Health Convenience Care will offer same-day appointments at Hillside Medical Park. 
FRH Auxiliary reviews initiatives of the past and ways to best support the hospital and community  moving forward.
Patients can receive their medications and treatments only minutes from home at one of LRGHealthcare’s Infusion-Transfusion Centers.
Officers Patrick Hughes and Mark Dorman, are the first two officers to reach the master level at LRGHealthcare.
Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your health?  Learn how to better manage this health concern.
Ensuring safe and effective patient care while remaining fiscally responsible.
Through June 1, the Look Good, Feel Better Program is seeking donations of new and gently used head scarves and hats, to be made available to patients going through cancer treatments. 
The Franklin Lodge of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks recently bestowed this honor to Franklin Regional Hospital's Community Educator Melissa Lee.
Ideal vendors will include local produce, meat, dairy, bread and other food vendors such as local specialty items. There is no fee to participate.
LRGHealthcare Chief of Security, William Losefsky was named as one of the top 50 healthcare security professionals in the United States by Guardian 8.
Are you between the ages of 15 and 18, and are interested in a career in healthcare, then CSI may be just the program for you!
LRGHealthcare is pleased to announce wound care and vascular surgery have combined to become the Vascular Surgery and Wound Healing Center.
At the 13th Annual Meeting of LRGHealthcare, two recipients were honored with the 2015 Rhoda C. Ladd and Sally Proctor Awards. 
When Laconia native Patty Paquette recently cleaned out her attic, she came across an important part of local history—an oil painting of the former Laconia Hospital, now Lakes Region General Hospital.
Designed to reduce the risk for injury with dynamic stretching and strengthening exercises designed specifically for golfers.
The April Breast Cancer and Beyond gathering is being held on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 4:30-6:00 pm in the Women's Imaging Center at LRGHealthcare. 
American Diabetes Association believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment.
In 2009, the Mayor of Franklin brought together a group of stakeholders and citizens to focus attention on the growing problem of drug and alcohol abuse.
Larry Thorne’s family will tell you he led a good life. He served his country with honor and courage in WWII, travelled extensively and celebrated a spectacular business career. On top of all of that, he modeled the importance of giving back.
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According to the American Cancer Society, many cancers and deaths could be prevented by increasing prevention efforts and increasing the use of recommended screenings.
For the past ten years, LRGHealthcare has been making women stronger through exercise.

Applications are now being accepted for the Ninth Annual Jen Cotton Grad Memorial Scholarship.

LRGHealthcare and the Franklin Mayor’s Drug Task Force invite the public to attend a free screening and panel discussion.
Once again, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized LRGHealthcare providers for exceptional care for patients with diabetes.
The annual event proved to be another sell-out success, with more than 300 guests the 2015 gala raised a record-breaking amount. 
LRGHealthcare is pleased to announce, Family Nurse Practitioner Carolyn Brown, APRN, FNP-C has joined Moultonboro Family Health. 
You will love what you get when you give, consider becoming a volunteer.
Open enrollment ends February 15, 2015.  If you need assistance with enrolling in healthcare insurance LRGHealthcare can help. We are offering a last round of health fairs, February 14-15.
DOT commercial vehicle owners and managers are encouraged to take this refresher training course, which offers compliance, safety and accountability of DOT's new rating system, and much more...
Thanks to donations to the LRGHealthcare Strengthening the Community's Wll-being Capital Campaign, the medical/surgical unit North Four has re-opened after eight months of renovations.  
In early December, the Cascade Spa at Church Landing hosted their annual Spalidays event. Drawing hundreds with proceeds benefitting mental health services at LRGHealthcare.

The flu season is here, but there is still time to get your flu shot.   

Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your overall health?
The Evroks Corporation has signed-on for a fifth year in a row as a Gold Sponsor of the Red Dress Gala.
Joint pain insight, in minutes, right in the office.
Baby Girl Olivia made her debut at 4:13 pm on New Year's Day.
Volunteers treated to a scrumptious brunch and entertainment provided by Interlakes Theatre.
For the sixth year in a row, MB Tractor & Equipment has signed-on as the $10,000 Presenting Sponsor of the LRGHealthcare Red Dress Gala.
Congratulations to two pharmacists who have won the Bowl of Hygeia, and Excelllence in Innovation Awards.
The November Breast Cancer and Beyond gathering will be on Monday, November 3, 2014 from 4:30-6:00 pm. 
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