In addition to these core training programs, over the past four years, D-H has expanded its college partnerships to include a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to registered nurse (RN) program.
Many program graduates have chosen to continue their education and complete degrees using the support of D-H's employee tuition reimbursement benefits.
As New Hampshire's only academic health system, D-H is committed to supporting a culture of continuous learning for its employees.
Moms in Recovery, D-H's addiction treatment program in Lebanon for pregnant and parenting women, serves as a model for the statewide program.
According to D-H, in 2015, 7.8 percent of infants born to New Hampshire residents at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon were diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), and rates of NAS in New Hampshire hospitals have increased nearly fivefold over the past 10 years.
Bassett, director of hospice planning at D-H
, there's a common misperception that palliative care and hospice means that patients are giving up.
* D-H is one of only 19 Pioneer ACOs in the United States.
* D-H is one of only 60 academic medical centers in the nation to be chosen for the National Institute of Health's multimillion-dollar Clinical and Translational Science Award, a project now known as Dartmouth SYNERGY, helping investigators advance research and efficiently translate discoveries into improved population health.
* D-H's Center for Surgical Innovation, funded by a $9.3 million NIH grant, as well as by D-H, and Dartmouth College, offers some of the most advanced imaging and research capabilities of any facility of its kind.