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Open enrollment is here.  If you need assistance with enrolling in healthcare insurance, LRGHealthcare can help.
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.
Helping women gain the knowledge and confidence they need to evaluate their own pelvic health.
Molecular testing allows for a more rapid and highly specific diagnosis of infectious diseases caused by bacteria or viruses.
The November Breast Cancer and Beyond gathering will be on Monday, November 3, 2014 from 4:30-6:00 pm. 
LRGHealthcare wishes to extend congratulations to its Board member, Elizabeth “Liz” Merry on her appointment to the American Hospital Association Committe on Governance.
The latest prosthetic breast forms from Lady Grace Intimate Apparel are available right in your community. 
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized 17 more providers from LRGHealthcare for providing exceptional care to their patients with diabetes. 
Joining Health Care Without Harm and more than 200 other hospitals across the country (49 in New England and 1 of 2 in the state of New Hampshire), LRGHealthcare celebrated Food Day through its efforts to eliminate the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture and build a healthy, sustainable food supply.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Bessie Rowell Community Center in Franklin

LRGHealthcare would like to assure the community that we are well prepared in the unlikely event that Ebola should arrive in the Lakes Region.

Designed to be a unique, informative and user-friendly resource for current and prospective patients, the site offers the latest information about facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
LRGHealthcare and local fire departments team up to offer free battery changes and smoke detectors for local seniors.

In NH, the flu season typically peaks in February or March, so it is wise to get a flu shot between October to the end of December for maximum protection against the flu.  

Naturopathic Doctor Brian Paterson of LRGHealthcare’s Holistic Health Center is offering free classes through the Laconia Adult Education Program this fall.
 

His selection was announced recently during the NHHA’s 80th Annual Meeting at the Omni Mount Washington Resort.

Half day conference at Church Landing in Meredith, NH.
Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your overall health?

Certified car seat technician Carolyn Muller teaches parents and caregivers about the right size car seat, and how to install them properly.

The 12th Annual Brenda’s Ride with Friends: Fighting Cancer One Mile at a Time was a huge success, raising $10,000 to benefit Oncology patients at Lakes Region General Hospital.
Evidence based training focuses on using motivational interviewing skills to achieve behavioral changes in patient outcomes.
LRGHealthcare Volunteer Services is searching for compassionate, caring, and reliable volunteers to become Patient Escorts. 
The goal of this program is to encourage literacy from a very early age and to promote reading as a part of everyday life for all children.
LRGHealthcare is proud to recognize Sandra Marshall, CAVS as the 2015 President of the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals, a nationwide professional membership group of the American Hospital Association. 
It was a perfect golf day and a great success in support of the HealthLink program.
LRGHealthcare would like to congratulate one of its own long time providers, Mary Bidgood-Wilson APRN, CNM on being inducted into The Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).

A collaborative effort between departments at LRGHealthcare has resulted in multiple recognitions in patient safety and infection control in the past six months.

The LRGHealthcare Board of Trustees (Board) announced today that Charles (Chuck) Van Sluyter, MHA, FACHE has been named interim President and Chief Executive Officer of LRGHealthcare.

CEO praised for decades of dedicated leadership and service to the Lakes Region community.

Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your overall health?
If you love to golf and could use a new car, tractor, or big night out in the Lakes Region with friends then join LRGHealthcare on August 11 for our Annual Golf Classic at the Laconia Country Club.  

Fundraising run/walk to be held on Saturday, September 6 at 9:00 am on the beautiful WOW Trail.

Franklin Regional Hospital (FRH) is pleased to receive the 2014 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. FRH is one of only two hospitals in the state of New Hampshire to receive this recognition.

The LRGH Auxiliary recently awarded four scholarships totaling $7,500 to students pursuing a career in healthcare services.

For the third year in a row Winner’s Circle Auto Sales, Inc. in Tilton has signed on as a $1,000 Gold Sponsor of the Brenda’s Ride with Friends fundraising event. 

The new hydraulic lift has the capacity to lift a patient from ground level to ambulance, and supports more than one thousand pounds. 
Guests attending a Ladies and Wheels event were encouraged to bring a new teddy bear, to be donated to the Emergency Departments at LRGH and FRH.
Dr. Alexander Hennig is the first orthopaedic surgeon in New Hampshire to perform a new, minimally-invasive medical procedure known as Subchondroplasty.
 

For the sixth year, Bank of New Hampshire has signed on as the $10,000 Title Sponsor of the LRGHealthacre Golf Classic.

The Oncology team and LRGHealthcare Dermatologist Dr. Abdulhameed Alrajhi of the Laconia Clinic, hosted a free skin screening clinic at Lakes Region General Hospital.

Effective immediately, the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires commercial truck drivers receive their Medical Certification Card from DOT certified physicians. 

The Granite United Way has recognized LRGHealthcare with gratitude to leadership and employees for investments of more than $100,000 to the 2013 Granite United Way campaign. 

LRGHealthcare announces that Lakes Region General Hospital (LRGH) and Franklin Regional Hospital (FRH) have received designation as NICHE hospitals.  The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation indicates a hospital’s commitment to elder care excellence.

Health Insurance Enrollment is still available to those experiencing a life changing event.

Join local vendors on the FRH lawn every Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-6:00 pm, beginning June 3, through the summer season.  
Surrounded by donated material, LRGH Auxiliary volunteers lend their time and talent to make a difference and bring smiles to children.
May is National Stroke Awareness Month, LRGHealthcare wants you to think F.A.S.T. 
Inspired by a long history of fundraising and philanthropic giving, the Franklin Regional Hospital Auxiliary celebrates another successful year, and welcomes new ideas, requests and members. 

LRGHealthcare is pleased to nominate Melissa MacCombie, RN for the 2014 Clint Jones NH Nursing Award.

The NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) has recognized 17 providers from LRGHealthcare for providing exceptional care to their patients with diabetes. 

LRGHealthcare is proud to once again offer local teens the very popular Caring Student Intern (CSI) Program.

Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your overall health?
Lakes Region General Hospital is ramping up their courtesy shuttle service and drivers are needed.
April 6 through 12 marks National Volunteer Week, and LRGHealthcare is taking part in the festivities by acknowledging the dedication and hard work of the many volunteers within the organization.

LRGHealthcare held its annual meeting on Wednesday, April 2 with 150 people in attendance.

Franklin Regional Hospital is once again host to a weekly Summer Farmer’s Market in collaboration with the Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Coalition. 
Employees spur education and action by participating in national movement

Laconia Clinic, a clinical department of Lakes Region General Hospital announces the launch of a new consumer website for current and prospective patients. 

The Weight Institute of New Hampshire, Lakes Region Community College and Baron's Major Brands have teamed up to teach you how to cook food that is nutritious and delicious!
LRGHealthcare was one of three organizations in the country recognized by the American Hospital Association (AHA) for efforts to reduce inpatient harm and reduce readmissions. 
DOT commercial vehicle driver refresher training course offers safety, compliance and accountability of DOT's NEW Rating system and much more...
Zentangle Art Workshop with Bette Abdu.  An invitation to oncology patients, survivors and caregivers.

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

LRGHealthcare is actively seeking Reiki practitioners for our new Volunteer Reiki program.

On Saturday, March 15 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, certified application assisters will be at Lakes Region General Hospital to assist the public in signing up or expanding their insurance coverage with NH insurance options. 

Presented by MB Tractor & Equipment, LRGHealthcare's Red Dress Gala at Church Landing in Meredith was a sell-out success. Event organizers were thrilled to welcome more than 320 guests, and are proud to announce that the gala raised an impressive $62,654.

Food is a topic that interests most everyone.  How and what we eat can be very personal based on choice and preference.

NH Health Insurance options enrollment fair offered on Saturday, February 22 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Franklin Regional Hospital.

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Fair on Saturday, January 25 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lakes Region General Hospital.

LRGHealthcare is proud to introduce the Hospital Sitter Volunteer program. 

Did you know that nearly one out of every two adults have at least one chronic disease?
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