Mission: The mission of alice peck day health systems is to provide personalized, highest quality, patient-focused healthcare services which are responsive to community needs, promote wellness, and continually improve the quality of healthcare in the community.
Programs: Alice peck day memorial hospital is a community-based critical access hospital operating in lebanon, nh. The hospital began as a small cottage hospital in 1932. From its humble beginnings, alice peck day has continually demonstrated its commitment to provide patient-focused health care services which improve the quality of life within its community and promote wellness for all. Alice peck day memorial hospital is a charitable health care organization which is dedicated to serving its community. This commitment includes granting credit to patients, substantially all of whom are local residents. The hospital provides care to patients who meet certain criteria under its charity care policy without charge or at amounts less than the established rates. Collections are not pursued for amounts determined to qualify as charity care. The hospital maintains records to identify and monitor the level of charity care it provides. These records include the amount of charges foregone for services and supplies furnished under its charity care policy, the established costs of the services and supplies provided, and equivalent service statistics. For the year ended september 30, 2014, charity care at a cost of $852,441 was provided to eligible patients. Estimated costs incurred in excess of payment for inpatient and outpatient services for medicaid patients in the year ended september 30, 2014 were $3,037,169. In addition to the charity care services described above, the hospital provided a number of other services for which little or no payment was received. Services included community health, health professional education, community building activities, and community benefit programs. Services ranged from community flu clinics, upper valley smiles dental program, student and professional education, emergency pharmacy vouchers, and many other programs which contributed to and supported our community. As a local hospital, alice peck day works closely with community organizations to address community needs. Organizations that were beneficiaries of hospital staff time, meeting space, and/or materials included: alcoholics anonymous, aarp, arthritis foundation, childbirth education and postpartum massage, frontier university, geisel school of medicine at dartmouth, georgetown university, good neighbor health clinic, grafton county senior center, grafton county senior citizens' council, hanover chamber of commerce, lebanon area chamber of commerce, lebanon kiwanis bike safety rodeo, lebanon school district, mascoma valley health initiative, river valley community college, united valley interfaith project, upper valley public health council, upper valley turning point, upper valley smiles dental program, vanderbilt university, weight watchers and yale university. In certain instances, assistance was provided to the community for which no value can be placed. This assistance included leadership in identifying community needs, staff commitment to volunteer for community organizations, advocacy and support for the socially and physically disadvantaged, and support for local public safety organizations. Alice peck day considers caring for our community a special responsibility that we are honored to fulfill. Through our many programs, dedicated staff and unwavering commitment to quality care, alice peck day works to exceed these expectations and make a real difference in our community.