The core belief that the health and wellness of every member of our community matters is at the heart of Cheshire Medical Center’s mission and goals. TogetherCare Stories highlight programs, teams, and individuals bringing action to this belief.
Nurses such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Latasha Heape play vital roles in every aspect of our patient care. Healthcare in the U.S. has changed dramatically in the last 50 years. Considering that nurses comprise 29% of today’s healthcare workforce, the...read more
At Farnum Rehabilitation Center, trusting relationships with caring expert staff help patients meet their goals.
Whether the need is acute inpatient therapy, or outpatient therapy, Farnum provides adults and adolescents comprehensive individualized care to help patients achieve their rehabilitation goals and get back to what matters to them. Every member of the staff...read more
A bridge connecting healthcare with patients’ social and environmental needs Led by Rudy Fedrizzi, MD, Director of Clinical Integration, Center for Population Health (CPH), Cheshire Medical Center, Prescribe for Health is a pilot program that aims to empower medical...read more
Tobacco users can overcome addiction with programs and resources to help More than 50 years ago, the Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service declared smoking is hazardous to our health. Over the following decades countless studies have corroborated and...read more
It’s like being part of a family. When Jina Church found a lump in her left breast in September 2015, the then-36-year-old didn’t think anything of it. But a month later, it had grown larger, and she realized she should get it checked. “I went to [the Dorothy Penniman...read more
It keeps members of our community productive. If you live or work in Keene, NH, chances are you might recognize Gary Moreau, 42. He’s worked as a driver-deliveryman for United Parcel Service (UPS) in this city for 23 years. But when he hurt his back last December—the...read more
Cheshire County leads our state in the percentage of residents diagnosed with dementia. More than 15% of the Medicare recipients over age 65 in Cheshire County are living with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, greater than both national and...read more
A healthy start for mother and baby −in life and recovery. The Mothers in Recovery Program for expecting mothers and their babies A new program at CMC/DH Women’s Health Center provides a key component to the Monadnock region’s collaborative,...read more