2 public listening sessions planned in advance of proposed regional healthcare system

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MANCHESTER, NH – Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health System will jointly hold two public listening sessions over the course of the summer to accept input concerning the proposed creation of a regional healthcare system. On June 20 Elliot and SNHH announced in a Letter of Intent they were exploring combining to form a regional healthcare system.  The Letter of Intent outlines a new non-profit organization that would implement an integrated governance system in which both the Elliot and SNHH would each retain their respective names, identities, and local governance structures as independently licensed organizations.

Dates and locations for the public listening sessions are as follows:

July 26th in Manchester

Time: 5:45 p.m. doors open, 6 p.m. start

Location: UNH Manchester, Pandora Mill Building, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester

August 9th in Nashua

Time: 5:45 p.m. doors open, 6  p.m. start

Location: Nashua City Auditorium, City Hall, 229 Main Street, Nashua

Elliot CEO Doug Dean and SNHH CEO Mike Rose released the following joint statement:

“As we each continue to focus on reviewing all aspects of the proposed combination and work towards a Definitive Agreement, we are pleased to announce two public listening sessions. These are important opportunities for our organizations to receive public input, answer questions, and provide information on our strategy to create New Hampshire solutions for the healthcare challenges facing all of us through our proposed combination. We look forward to the conversation that lies ahead.”

Elliot and SNHH have created a website to provide public information, documents, plans and details on the proposed combination. The website – www.nhregionalhealthcare.org – will continue to be updated as discussions proceed and includes schedules and information on meetings and a ‘Your Voice’ section for the public to share comments and questions

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