NHID to Hold Annual Hearing on October 30th

October 3, 2018
 

The New Hampshire Insurance Department will host its annual hearing on health insurance premium rates from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord. 

Health Alert: EEE Identified in Mosquitos in Newton and Sandown

On September 25, 2018, NH DHHS issued a health alert with an arboviral illness update regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) identified in mosquitos in Newton and Sandown.

NH DPHS Health Alert NetworkKey Points and Recommendations:

NHMS Director of Advocacy Search

September 24, 2018

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.

See the detailed position description. Competitive salary and benefits.

NH Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration Funding Opportunity

August 29, 2018

The NH Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration invites you to submit a proposal! The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support evidence-based strategies or promising practices that directly link to the following 2015-2020 NH Cancer Plan priority objectives:

Vacant positions on the Board of Medicine and Medical Review Subcommittee

August 27, 2018
 

The Board of Medicine has one (1) vacant public member position on the Board.

 

Health Alert: Legionnaire's Disease in Hampton, NH

On August 25, 2018, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding a cluster of Legionella pneumophila Pneumonia (Legionnaire’s Disease) associated with an area of Ashworth Avenue in Hampton, NH.

Key Points and Recommendations:

1. The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) has confirmed four patients with Legionella pneumonia (also known as Legionnaire’s Disease) associated with Ashworth Avenue between Island Path and H Street in Hampton, New Hampshire.

Opioid Assessment Tool Pilot and CME Opportunity

August 10, 2018

As a follow-up to the HRET HIIN Physician Virtual Event on "Opioid Safety and Introduction of Human Diagnosis Project", Americal Hospital Association (AHA) is partnering with the Human Diagnosis Project on a pilot opioid assessment tool that requires physicians to solve opioid cases. (The webinar recording is available).  

PFAS Information for Providers

July 20, 2018

Dear Health Care Provider:

This letter is to provide you with more information about perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), formally called perfluorochemicals (PFCs). PFAS are a group of synthetic chemicals that have been used for decades to manufacture household and commercial products that resist heat, oil, stains, grease, and water. As you may already be aware, a number of New Hampshire communities, such as the Seacoast, Merrimack, Litchfield, and other southern NH communities, have identified PFAS contamination in drinking water. This has raised concerns about possible health impacts and questions about how to monitor an exposed individual’s health.

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