Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity and Antiviral Treatment

On December 28, 2017, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding seasonal influenza A(H3N2) activity and antiviral treatment.

NH DPHS Health Alert NetworkKey Points and Recommendations:

  • Influenza activity in New Hampshire and nationally has increased in recent weeks with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season. Prior influenza seasons, in which A(H3N2) virus predominated, have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths.

Gonorrhea Outbreak Update and EPT to Treat Sex Partners

NH DPHS Health Alert NetworkOn December 20, 2017, NH DHHS issued a health alert with an update on the gonorrhea outbreak and information on expedited partner therapy (EPT) to treat sex partners.

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NHMS Director of Advocacy Search

December 15, 2017

Founded in 1791, the New Hampshire Medical Society is dedicated and committed to the betterment of public health and physician leadership in the Granite State.

As a registered lobbyist, the Director of Advocacy is responsible for managing the Medical Society’s legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts, reporting directly to the Executive Vice President. Competitive salary and benefits.

Detailed position description

Insurance Department Releases Report on 2016 Health Insurance Costs

December 13, 2017,

Concord, NH: The New Hampshire Insurance Department today released its annual report on health insurance costs in the state. The report looks at 2016 data from insurance companies operating in the state.  

“The Insurance Department plays a key role in informing policymakers and the public about our markets,” said New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny. “Accurate, in-depth information is more important than ever, as the state grapples with rising costs and instability in the health insurance marketplace.”   

Call to Action to Prevent Emergence and Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

NH Division of Public Health Services Health AlertOn December 13, 2017, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding the first annual statewide antibiogram in New Hampshire.

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Information for NH Residents on 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace and Open Enrollment

October 18, 2017

CONCORD, NH -- Open enrollment in the individual Health Insurance Marketplace will run from November 1 to December 15. In advance of open enrollment on and off the federally facilitated Marketplace, the New Hampshire Insurance Department offers information and resources for the 54,000 state residents who plan to purchase health insurance in the individual market for 2018 coverage. 

Notice on Proposed Bylaws Change at NHMS Annual Conference

Dear NHMS Members, 

This notice is to inform you of proposed changes to the NHMS Bylaws that would formally recognize the reconstitution of the Benevolence Fund under the John P. Bowler, MD Memorial Library into the Bowler-Bartlett Foundation as the charitable, educational and scientific 501(c)3 organization of the New Hampshire Medical Society. The proposed changes to the NHMS Bylaws can be found at http://www.nhms.org/about.bylaws

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