Alice Peck Day News Archive for April 2010
Alice Peck Day Health Systems’ CFO Honored, Named President-Elect of Healthcare Financial Management
April 19 -
Evalie Crosby, CPA, FHFMA of Claremont, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Offier at Alice Peck Day Health Systems, recently received two awards from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (New Hampshire and Vermont Chapter). One is the Reeves Silver Merit Award, an award given for service to that organization. Crosby was one of only nine recipients of the Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. The second recognition was the Helen M. Yerger Award for Outstanding Performance in Innovation, a special recognition given at the national level for projects that benefit HFMA members, for a project she spearheaded for Vermont members. Crosby was also named President-Elect of the HFMA (N.H.-Vt. chapter) for the 2010–2011 year.
Crosby has been APD’s Vice President of Finance and CFO since March 2009. Alice Peck Day Health Systems is an integrated health care system whose mission is to provide patient-focused health care services that are responsive to community needs, promote wellness, and continually improve the quality of health care services in the Upper Valley community of New Hampshire and Vermont.
April 13 -
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital (APD) in Lebanon, N.H., is pleased to appoint Sheila Feyrer, M.D. of Hanover as Medical Director of Informatics. The Medical Director of Informatics, a newly created position, will serve as the principal liason between the hospital, its clinics, and the Information Services department in planning, design, evaluation and development of outpatient and inpatient clinical software systems, such as an electronic health record.
Dr. Feyrer has been on the medical staff of the Robert A. Mesropian Center for Community Care, a department of APD, since 2003. A Board Certified pediatrician, she earned her BS degree in Mathematical and Computational Sciences from Stanford University in California. She earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and served her residency at Boston Floating Hospital for Children at New England Medical Center.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with Dr. Feyrer’s blend of skills as a physician and an information systems professional,” says J. Todd Miller, APD’s Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to her leadership on many vital initiatives that will integrate new technologies with our medical practices and support our goal of providing the highest quality health care experience.”
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Alice Peck Day Health Systems in Lebanon, N.H., is pleased to name Shagun Saggar, M.D. of Lebanon as Medical Director of Harvest Hill, its on-campus independent and assisted living community.
Dr. Saggar is Board Certified in Family Medicine, primary care with an emphasis on treating each patient as part of a family. She earned her BS degree in Psychology from Loyola College in Chicago, and earned her M.D. degree at the Ross University School of Medicine in Edison, N.J. She served a fellowship in Palliative Care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and her residency at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago. She has practiced in Washington state as well as “Partners in Health” in Newport, N.H. She currently practices at the Robert A. Mesropian Center for Community Care, located at 123 Mascoma Street in Lebanon; (603) 448-3122.
Harvest Hill offers a unique opportunity for older individuals sixty-two years or older to choose a retirement community that assures independence, privacy, and security. As residents age, their potential need for assistance increases. Harvest Hill residents may remain in their apartments and receive services, up to a nursing home level of care. Individuals interested in Harvest Hill or
its sister community, The Woodlands at Harvest Hill, opening in late spring, should call (603) 448-7474.
March 29 - Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H., is pleased to welcome Shradha Shah, M.D., of Hanover, N.H. to the staff of the Emergency Department.
Dr. Shah served her residency in Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit, Mich., and received her M.D. degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. She is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She also holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Poetry from New York University and completed a program in Spanish Philology at the University of Barcelona. She is fluent in Spanish, Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Shah has performed disaster relief work in India and in New York City after the World Trade Center attacks, and has recently returned from providing medical relief in Haiti.
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital is an integrated health care system whose mission is to provide patient-focused health care services that are responsive to community needs, promote wellness, and continually improve the quality of health care services in the Upper Valley community of New Hampshire and Vermont.
April 5 - Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital’s Medical Laboratory has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. The laboratory’s director, Bruce J. Lewis M.D., was advised of his national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the service being provided.
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital is one of the more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories nationwide. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is recognized by the federal government as being equal to or more stringent than the government’s own inspection program.