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2017 Major Accomplishments

Posted by SNHH Recruitment on Feb 20, 2018 8:44:27 AM

Our major milestones and accomplishments extended through our entire organization, from our people to our patients and the community we serve:

OUR PEOPLE

In late 2016, Foundation made a commitment to cultivate an environment that supports resiliency and prevents burnout for our physicians, allied health professionals and staff. We formed a Burnout Advisory Group to develop a multi-year framework for this initiative, and interviewed staff across the organization to understand concerns and generate ideas that translated into plans, programs and initiatives all focused on reducing stress and improving professional satisfaction. Initiatives included:

  • Bringing in speakers and sending providers to workshops to learn about resiliency, tools for self-care and managing stress.
  • Introducing pilot programs with Scribes and PA-Cs to increase professional satisfaction among our care teams.
  • Additional centralized service support to our practices for prior authorizations, data entry, indexing and medical record releases.
  • A new Emerging Leadership Program to support the development of providers in future leadership roles.
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Topics: medical career, provider resources, provider career

Foundation Radiology Introduces Innovative New Migraine Treatment Service at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

Posted by Foundation Medical Providers on Feb 20, 2018 8:43:51 AM

Thanks to the leadership of Dr. Matt Daily, patients struggling with migraine or other chronic headache disorders now have access to a clinically proven treatment for lasting pain relief.

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Topics: Foundation Medical Partners

A Regional Healthcare System

Posted by Jacqueline Clancy on Oct 31, 2017 11:07:09 AM

This past June, Southern New Hampshire Health signed a Letter of Intent with Elliot Health System in Manchester, NH, to begin the process of formal, exclusive discussions to form a new regional health care system. For more than 125 years, our organization has served greater Nashua, growing and adapting to meet the changing needs of our community. Looking ahead, we are faced with a number of changes that we will be better positioned to address through close collaboration and resource coordination with a regional partner. These changes include:  (1) addressing the care needs of an aging population, (2) changes in healthcare financing, and (3) rapid technological advancements within the industry.

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Topics: population health

Taking Burn-out Head On

Posted by Robert Dorf, DO, CPE on Oct 30, 2017 1:17:26 PM

Every year, Foundation’s Board of Governors brings together our medical community with administrative leaders to discuss our priorities, look back on our accomplishments and achievements against the prior year’s priorities, and to define new ones for the year ahead. In late 2016, this retreat focused enormous discussion on the stresses and challenges of our provider staff, managing a work-life balance and the challenges that come with practicing medicine in a difficult environment. 

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Topics: provider resources

A National Model for Behavioral Health

Posted by Foundation Medical Providers on Oct 30, 2017 1:16:58 PM

Southern New Hampshire Health System is proud to be a leader in the fight to assure proper care for patients coping with mental health issues. Along with the many innovative programs in our health system designed to help improve care coordination for behavioral health patients, we are proud to be leading the Greater Nashua Integrated Delivery Network, a collaboration of 29 physical and mental healthcare, substance use treatment, and social service support providers and organizations whose goal is to improve the health of those in our community who struggle with mental and behavioral health issues.

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Topics: greater nashua idn

Why a Physician Career at Foundation Medical Partners Matters

Posted by Sue DeSocio on Jun 6, 2017 4:25:32 PM

In 2013, Gregory Mertz wrote an article for Physicians Practice that addressed the pros and cons of Hospital Employment vs. Private Practice. At the time, the Medical Group Management Association reported that more than 50 percent of physicians are now employed directly by a hospital(s) or by organizations affiliated with health systems. In fact, that number is even higher today.

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Topics: physician careers, Foundation Medical Partners

Why Nashua, New Hampshire is a Great City for Physicians

Posted by Foundation Medical Providers on Feb 17, 2017 4:22:55 PM

Nashua, NH, located just 45-minutes from Boston is an ideal location for families who want to enjoy one of the country’s most desirable cities without the price tag of a major urban area. In New Hampshire, there is no state income or sales tax. In fact, those two facts alone have made many people originally from Massachusetts decide to relocate to southern New Hampshire to take advantage of the great cost of living.

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Topics: Nashua, NH

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