A warm and friendly atmosphere.

Elliot Health System is proud to be recognized for providing the highest quality of healthcare, a commitment we’ve made to our patients for over 115 years.

Awards

Business Of The Year NH 2009 Business of the Year
Elliot has been named Business NH Magazine’s 2009 Healthcare Business of the Year! Elliot is being recognized for its contributions to the healthcare industry and its strong commitment to civic involvement at all levels of the organization.
 

Advanced for Nurses Top Hospitals in New England
The Elliot Hospital has been ranked as one of the top four hospitals in New England by RN readers of ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine. Elliot ranked 4.75 or higher (out of 5) in the following categories: quality of care, organizational culture, communication, professional development, and retention efforts.
 

Press Ganey Award Press Ganey Summit Award
Press Ganey Associates has named the Elliot One Day Surgery Center a Summit Award Winner for in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. This award is the healthcare satisfaction industry’s most coveted symbol of achievement bestowed annually in recognition of top performing facilities that sustain the highest level of customer satisfaction for three or more consecutive years.
 

Press Ganey Recognition Certificate for Increasing Patient Satisfaction
Press Ganey recognition certificate for increasing patient satisfaction survey scores from April-June 2009 in the following areas:
             • Elliot Surgical Day Care
             • Fitch Unit
             • Fuller Unit
             • King Unit
             • Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit (CICU)
             • Pediatrics and the Maternity Center
 

CleanMed2009 Partner for Change Award
Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award
CleanMed 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards

On May 19th in Chicago, at the CleanMed 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards, the global conference for healthcare’s environmental leaders, Elliot Hospital was awarded a Partner for Change Award and a Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award from Practice Green Health.
 

National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award Winner 2005, 2006, and 2009
The National Research Corporation (NRC) named Elliot Hospital a Consumer Choice Award winner three separate years for being the most preferred hospital for overall quality and image in the Manchester and Nashua service area. The Consumer Choice Awards are based on four Healthcare Market Guide Quality/Image indicators: Best Overall Quality, Best Doctors, Best Nurses, and Best Image/Reputation.
 

Most Wired Most Improved Hospital
Elliot Hospital is proud to be named one of Healthcare’s Top Wired Hospitals in the country. Hospitals & Health Networks magazine annual Most Wired hospitals show better outcomes in patient satisfaction, risk-adjusted mortality rates and other key quality measures through the use of information technology (IT), according to a new analysis. Elliot Hospital won in the Most Improved category
in July 2008.
 

Community Index Award Community Value Index™
Elliot Hospital has been named to the Community Value Index™ (CVI) Five-Star hospitals list by Cleverly & Associates. Hospitals are evaluated on three areas: Financial viability and plant reinvestment, cost structure and charge structure. The combined performance in each area is the Community Value Index™ score. Those hospitals with scores in the top twenty percent are designated as “Five-Star” facilities. A subset of this group is the “Top 100” which contains the highest scoring facilities in the country.
 

Breast Imaging Award Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Elliot Health System is proud to be one of only two facilities in New Hampshire to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. Organizations who have earned this distinction have demonstrated excellence in breast imaging by successfully achieving accreditation in Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Breast Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy.
 

Business Nh Best Company to Work for in New Hampshire Semifinalist 2006 & 2007
Elliot Health System has been named a semifinalist in Business New Hampshire Magazine’s annual contest in both 2006 and 2007. We are honored to be recognized for providing generous medical and supplemental benefits such as on-site daycare, vacation packages, work-life balance and more.
 

Licensed Plus Licensed Plus Status
Licensed Plus is a quality rating system through the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services that recognizes New Hampshire child care programs for efforts to improve the quality of care for young children and rewards programs that strive to improve their practices and staff qualifications. It also allows families to identify programs with higher quality. Levels build from a foundation of minimum standards for licensing to full national accreditation. The Elliot Employee Child Care Center has proudly achieved and maintained Licensed Plus status from the time it was developed and implemented. VNA Childcare and Family Resource Center also has achieved Licensed Plus status.
 
Licensed Plus Elliot Hospital 2013 Partner for Change Award
Practice Greenhealth is the source for environmental solutions for the healthcare sector and lends support to create better, safer, greener workplaces and communities.

Practice Greenhealth is a nonprofit membership organization founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices by organizations in the healthcare community.
   
Accreditations
Joint Commission Accreditation

The Elliot Regional Cancer Center received “three year approval with commendation” from
the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Elliot Hospital is the first in Southern New Hampshire to receive Accreditation as a Bariatric Center of Excellence from the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network

Point of Care Joint Commission Accreditation

American Association of Blood Banks Accredited

Home Medical Equipment received a renewal of their State of New Hampshire Department
of Health & Human Service Home Healthcare provider license.

College of American Pathologists Accreditation
 
Individual Awards
2009 Good Samaritan Award
Rick Elwell was named the 2009 Good Samaritan for Business and Industry by Pastoral Counseling Services. This award honors individuals who go beyond what is expected at some personal risk to oneself for the good of others.
 
New Hampshire Union Leader’s 40 Leaders Under 40
Dr. Gregory Baxter was named one of the state’s emerging leaders by the New Hampshire Union Leader as a “40 Under Forty.” Dr Baxter was selected for his work as the Emergency Medicine Medical Director at Elliot for six years before being named the Vice President of Medical Affairs (VPMA). As the VPMA and a practicing emergency physician, Dr. Baxter continues working with to elevate the quality of care in all disciplines of medicine to better serve the community.
 
New Hampshire Hospital Association’s Medical Staff Award
In September of 2004, Dr. Rick Phelps received New Hampshire Hospital Association’s Medical Staff Award. This award is a high honor bestowed upon a medical staff member from an NHHA institution whose professional performance has strengthened the cooperation between the institution and the medical staff, and who brings credit to the institution and the community. The recipient exemplifies the professional medical staff who devote themselves to excellence in health care.
 
Judith Lonergan Volunteer Administrator Award
In October 2007, Donna Wright, Director of Volunteer Services, was the recipient of the Judith Lonergan
Volunteer Administrator Award, given by the NH Association of Volunteer Administrators (NHAVA), in
recognition of outstanding professionalism in the field of volunteer administration and commitment to
NHAVA’s mission. This is one of only two awards given in the State of NH to Volunteer Administrators
acknowledging outstanding volunteer management.
 
Governor’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Management
In May 2005, Donna Wright was the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Management, given annually at the Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism.
 
Accolades
Highlighted as Best Practice in Performance Acceleration Series Financial Program
Full Market Basket Return for our Core Measures - $700,000
Full incentive payment for Q-Hip Anthem Pay for Performance Program - $300,000