Healthcare the Way It Should Be
Our caring and compassionate staff is committed to providing the highest quality and efficient health care services to the communities of New Hampshire’s North Country. Our main hospital is located in Lancaster and we operate satellite physicians offices in the towns of Whitefield, Groveton, North Stratford, and Lancaster.
Community Health: Tell Us What You Need
We Need Your Help. We're conducting a survey to identify the health needs of our community. What do you think are the most important health concerns in the North Country? Please take a few minutes to answer our survey and let us know.
Weeks is sponsoring the survery with the North Country Health Consortium and affiliates Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Littleton Regional Healthcare, and Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital. Survery results will be used to strengthen the programs, services, and care that collectively make North Country communities healthy.
To answer the survey online, click here.
Million Hearts to Reduce Heart Disease
Weeks Medical Center has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a new national initiative to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Weeks will participate in the Million Hearts initiative, which works to decrease cardiovascular disease risk by assessing a patient’s risk for heart attack or stroke and applying prevention interventions. The overall goal of Million Hearts is to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
To learn more about Million Hearts, please click here.
Weeks Names New President: Michael Lee
Weeks Medical Center and North Country Healthcare are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael D. Lee as the new president of Weeks Medical Center. Lee will assume leadership of the hospital and its four physicians office locations in September 2016. Lee will replace CEO Scott Howe, who is retiring.
For the complete announcement, please click here.
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Visit the Sunshine Shop
The Sunshine Shop Welcomes You
The Sunshine Shop at Weeks Medical Center offers a variety of cards, gifts, candy, jewelry, toys, gently used books, baby gifts, scarfs, and seasonal items. We're open to the pubic Monday through Friday from 9am to 3:30pm. The Sunshine is managed by the Weeks Auxiliary and run by volunteers. Stop by and browse our unique collection of gifts and help support the Weeks Auxiliary.
Celebrating Dedicated Service
Weeks Medical Center recently honored seven employees for their long-term and loyal service to the hospital.
The event was hosted by Weeks CEO Scott Howe, who commended each employee by saying "Every day you make a difference in people's lives." Honorees for long-term service included: Mona Riendeau (50 years), Renee Hutchinson (45 years), Pat Rogers (45 years), Kathy St. Onge (35 years), Jean Henry (35 years), Linda Bernard (30 years), and Jeanne Kenison (30 years).
To read more about the Employee Service Awards, click here.
Nancy Underhill Presented Mel Gallup Award
Weeks Medical Center presented its 2016 Mel Gallup Memorial Award to Nancy Underhill of Lancaster. The award is given annually for outstanding volunteer service.
Underhill has been a volunteer at Weeks for 17 years and has provided more than 4,817 hours of service to the hospital. She was praised for her friendliness, generosity, and dedicated service to Weeks Medical Center and its Volunteer Services department.
To read more, click here.
Wound Center Named Center of Distinction
The Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Weeks Medical Center was recently presented with the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The award was presented to the Wound Healing Center for outstanding clinical performance, including a high rate of patient satisfaction. The Wound Healing Center provides specialized care to patients with chronic wounds. “Our wound care providers are very dedicated and we appreciate being honored with the Healogics Center of Distinction Award,” said Dr. Hal Goolman, DPM. Director Ann Morin received the Presidents Circle award as outstanding program director. Team members pictured: Sierra Whipple, Susan Marineau, Barbara Payer, Ann Morin, Dr. Hal Goolman, Amy Wilson.
For more information about the Wound Healing Center and the Center of Distinction Award, please click here.
Getaway Cafe: Make It Your Favorite Spot!
Free Blood Pressure Clinic
The monthly free blood pressure clinic sponsored by Volunteer Services of Weeks Medical Center is now on a new day. The free blood pressure clinic will now be held on the second Friday of each month. The location and times for the clinic remain the same: Passumpsic Savings Bank at 117 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, from 11 am to 2 pm.
“We are changing the date in order to serve more people in the community,” said Margo Cliche, director of Volunteer Services at Weeks. “More people visit the bank on Friday than on any other day. The Friday clinic will make blood pressure screening more accessible to more people—at no cost.”
The dates for upcoming blood pressure clinics include: August 12, September 9, and October 14. For more information about the free blood pressure clinic, contact Margo Cliche at 603-788-5221 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Our Team!
Are you looking for a rewarding career in a community that really cares for its people? Weeks Medical Center has a variety of positions currently available, from admitting clerks, medical technicians, registered nurses, and many more.
For more information on all our job openings, please click here.
Putting You in Control of Your Healthcare
Patient Portal & Healow App Improves Quality of Care
Accessing your healthcare information has never been easier thanks to the Weeks patient portal and healow app. The portal and the app are designed to give you 24-hour access to all your healthcare information in a safe, easy-to-use online environment.
The portal and app put you in control of your healthcare. You can view information such as recent doctor visits, discharge summaries, immunizations, allergies, and lab results.
An exciting new aspect of the portal is the new healow app for smartphones and tablets. The free app allows you to access all your healthcare information from anywhere. You can also link multiple accounts if you manage the information of family members. The app lets you manage your medications, communicate with your doctor, and view lab results. It can also remind you about appointments, help you renew prescriptions, and let’s you record health information.
To sign up for the patient portal, click here. Then download the free healow app from the App Store or Google Play.