You will need the Flash plugin to view this publication

Download the Flash plugin for free here. Just refresh this page after installing Flash.
Also make sure that javascript is enabled in your browser.

Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7
Page 8
Page 9
Page 10
Page 11
Page 12
Page 13
Page 14
Page 15
Page 16
Page 17
Page 18
Page 19
Page 20
Page 21
Page 22
Page 23
Page 24
ANNUALREPORT2013PaysonhealthfromConcordHospitalPaysonCenterforCancerCareCare.Promise.Hope.Acommitmentfortodayandtomorrow.In2003ConcordHospitalmadeapromiseandcommitmenttobringmuchneededcancercareandsupporttothecommunity.ThatpromisebecamerealitywhenthePaysonCenterforCancerCareopenedatConcordHospitalwiththegoalofCARINGforcancerpatientsnotjusttreatingtheirdisease.CONTINUEDONPG2RADIATIONONCOLOGYRANKEDTOP2NATIONALLYinPatientSatisfactionPHOTODigitalVisionPhotodiscThinkstock.Persondepictedismodelandusedforillustrativepurposesonly. 2PaysonhealthADecadeofCarePromiseandHopeThosewholaidoutthevisionadecadeagoproudlyseeamissionaccomplishedwithacenterthatisrecognizednationallyforthecoordinatedcompassionateandeectivecareitprovides.ConcordHospitalPresidentandCEOMikeGreenexpectednothingless.IwasverycondentwedhavethisspectrumofservicesbecausethisorganizationisfortunatetohaveawonderfulmedicalstaandIknewtheywouldwantittobedonerightGreensaid.Wedontdoitifwedontexpecttodoitwell.Providingcoordinatedcarenursenavigatorsandhighlyskilledclinicalstaguidecancerpatientsthroughdiagnosistreatmentandattentivesupportservicesallwithasincerefocusonhelpingpatientscopewiththeirillnessanditsdemandingtreatment.ThroughpartnershipswithNewHampshireOncology-HematologyPAandDana-FarberCancerInstitutePaysonCenterpatientsalsoparticipateinclinicaltrialsoftenonlyavailableatmajormedicalcenterstohelptestfuturetreatmentoptions.WithsubspecialtiesinbreastcarePG5thoraciconcologyPG8andprostateandurologiccancersPG10thePaysonCenterwasbuiltoncollaborationnotcompetition.Withaconvenientandeasilyaccessiblelocationitalsowasdesignedtoservepatientswhootherwisewouldtravellongdistancesfordozensofmedicalvisits.ThecarebeginsevenbeforeadiagnosisiscompleteasPaysonCenterspecialistsdiscusseachpatientsillnessandpossibletreatmentinregularTumorBoardmeetings.PaysonCenterforCancerCareMedicalDirectorDr.CharlesCatchersaidratherthanreviewingcasesonlyaftertreatmentwithaneyetowardhowtoapproachfuturepatientstheTumorBoarddiscussesapatientssituationbeforecompletediagnosisandtreatmenttopresentoptionsinadvance.Wecollaboratetominimizetestingandmaximizetreatmentwhetheritberadiationoncologymedicaloncologychemotherapysurgeryoracombinationhesaid.ThroughdiagnosistreatmentandbeyondthePaysonCentersHOPEResourceCentercaterstoitspatientsnon-medicalneedswithsupportandguidanceineverythingfromdietandexercisetocopingandnances.ItsnationallyrecognizedAnticancerLifestyleProgramprovidesadviceonlifestylechangesdesignedtohelpkeeppatientsandformerpatientshealthy.Thevisionwastobecomeacomprehensivecommunity-basedcenteroeringpatientsinourregionthehighestqualitydiagnosistreatmentandsupportunderoneroofandclosetohome.Pre2003Post2003CareCOVERVs.otheroncologyfacilitiesthatoerradiationservicesonly1011293013.PressGaneyInc. ANNUALREPORT20133ThisissueofPaysonhealthincludesdataPG4thatConcordHospitalCancerRegistryanalyzesaspartofthenationalaccreditationprocessbytheCommissiononCanceroftheAmericanCollegeofSurgeons.InadditionhighlightsofPaysonCenteraccomplishmentsrecognitionsandgenerousphilanthropicsupportareincludedarmingtheimportanceandimpactthePaysonCenterhasonresidentsinthecommunitiesitserves.AsitbeginsitsseconddecadePaysonCenterforCancerCareexpectstocontinueimprovingpatientcarebyupdatingtechnologyfordiagnosingandtreatingcancerbyinvolvingpatientsevenmoreintreatmentdecisionsandbuildingonitsstrongteamworkapproachtomeetthenationalchallengeofprovidingthemostappropriatecarewithfewerresources.JimandMarianneCookRadiationOncologyDepartmentPromiseHope. PublicReportingofOutcomesConcordHospitalPaysonCenterforCancerCareiscommittedtosharingoutcomesofoureortstocontinuouslyevaluateandimprovethequalityofcareweprovide.ThroughfeedbackfrompatientsourownobservationsnationaltrendsandothersourceswecontinuouslyidentifywaysinwhichthecareweprovideattheCentercanbeimproved.ThePaysonCenterisaccreditedbytheAmericanCollegeofSurgeonsCommissiononCancer.Allaccreditedcancerprogramsregularlysendde-identieddataoncertainmeasurestotheNationalCancerDataBase.Thefollowingchartshowsdataderivedfromthatsubmissiononthreemeasuresregardingbreastcancer.IfyouhavequestionspleasecontactNancyKaneProgramDirectorat603230-6034.4PaysonhealthCancerProgramPracticeProleReportsCP3RForBreastCancersSelectBreastMeasures2011EstimatedPerformanceRateRadiationtherapyisadministeredwithinoneyear365daysofdiagnosisforwomenunderage70receivingbreastconserving98.2surgeryforbreastcancer.BCSRTCombinationchemotherapyisconsideredoradministeredwithinfourmonths120daysofdiagnosisforwomenunder70withAJCCT1c100NOMOorStageIIorIIIERAandPRAnegativebreastcancer.MACTamoxifenorthirdgenerationaromataseinhibitorisconsideredoradministeredwithinoneyear365daysofdiagnosisforwomenwith100AJCCT1cNOMOorStageIIorIIIERAandorPRApositivebreastcancer.HTBACKGROUNDTheNationalQualityForumNQFbroughtpublicandprivatepayerstogetherwithconsumersresearchersandclinicianstobroadenconsensusonperformancemeasuresforbreastandcolorectalcancer.TheperformanceratesshownintheCancerProgramPracticeProleReportsCP3RmatchthespecicationsofthebreastcolonandrectalcancercaremeasuresendorsedbytheNQFinApril2007.TheCommissiononCancerCoChasbeenactivelyengagedinthisprocess.TheCoChasinstitutedtheCP3Rasafacilityfeedbackmechanismtopromoteawarenessoftheimportanceofchartingandcodingaccuracyinlinewithevidencebasedpracticeguidelines.InlightofthenationalmovementtowardsPayforPerformanceP4PthesereportsprovideCoC-Approvedprogramswiththeabilitytoexamineprogram-specicbreastcolonandrectalcancercarepractices. ANNUALREPORT20135ConcordHospitalBreastCareCenterBornfromacommonsensegoalofeasinganxietyforwomenawaitingbiopsiestodetermineiftheyhadbreastcancerConcordHospitalsBreastCareCenterhasevolvedintoaregionalresourceprovidingeverythingfromdiagnosisandtreatmenttopost-operativecareandsupportgroups.BeforetheBreastCareCenteropenedwomenwithabnormalmammogramsroutinelyagonizedforuptosixweeksbeforeabiopsytodiscoverorruleoutcancer.Nowthebiopsyalmostalwayscomeswithinaweekofthemammogram.IttookalongtimeforpatientstogetinforanappointmentandthesystemwasdisjointedcausingalotofanxietyforpatientssaidDr.SharonGunsherBreastCareCenterMedicalDirector.Theoriginalvisionwastospeedtheprocessupandthatwasit.TherewasalsonoconsolidationofdedicatedbreastcareservicesinConcordwhichincreasedthelikelihoodofadelayeddiagnosisofbreastcancer.ThatswhathappenedtoMegHirshbergwhose2001diagnosisofinvasivebreastcancernallycameafterthreeocevisitsoverasix-monthperiodduringwhichhercancerwasdismissedasacyst.AyearlaterMegandherhusbandGarymadetheirrstmajordonationtoConcordHospitaltohelpcreateabreastcarecenteratConcordHospital.MegsaidtheymadethedonationinhonorofhersurgeonDr.NickPerencevichtoensurethatnootherwomaninourareawouldevergothroughthehazardsofprolongedmisdiagnosis.CONTINUEDONPG6Weoerthingsthatyouoftenonlygetatabigacademicmedicalcenter.SharonGunsherMDMedicalDirectorConcordHospitalBreastCareCenterHigh-techdiagnosisPossiblebreastcancerisdiagnosedwithdigitalmammographyshownandsoonwillbehandledwithevenmoreadvanced3-Dtechnologyprovidingaclearermorepreciseview.BiopsiesareguidedbyultrasoundorMRImakingthemeasierfasterlesspainfulandmuchmoreprecise.WhatmakesusdierentMRIWillbrasil21iStockThinkstock. 6PaysonhealthCONTINUEDFROMPG5WiththesinglebreastsurgeonintheareabecomingmuchbusierservicesattheBreastCareCenterquicklyexpandedandgreatlyexceededtheinitialgoalofsimplyseeingpatientswhoneededabiopsy.TheCenternowoersservicesonlyrarelyoeredinacommunitythesizeofConcordincludinggeneticcounselingforthosewhosefamilyhistoryputsthemathigh-riskofcancerdigitalmammographyandcombinedproceduresinwhichapatientundergoescancersurgeryandreconstructionatthesametime.KeytotheprocessisLisaDelahantyAPRNtheBreastCareCenterManagerandnursenavigatorwhocoordinatesappointmentsworkswithsocialworkersandsitsinonappointmentstohelppatientsunderstanddiagnosisandtreatmentoptions.InsteadofthelengthyandofteninconsistentpathofadecadeagotheBreastCareCenternowoerspatientscondencewithclearlydenedplans.PatientsdonthavetoworrythatsomethingisgoingtobemissedsaidDr.Gunsher.Icanlisten.Icanwatchthebodylanguage.Iknowwhenthereissomethingapatientmightnotbesureof.LisaDelahantyAPRNMSNConcordHospitalBreastCareCenterCollaborationsBreastCareCentersurgeonsworkwithplasticsurgeonstoperformcombinedproceduresinwhichapatientundergoescancersurgeryandbreastreconstructionatthesametime.CurrentcollaborationsincludeConcordHospitalMedicalGroupsConcordSurgicalAssociatesandConcordPlasticSurgeryaswellasDartmouth-HitchcockConcord.AfterTreatmentBreastCareCenterphysicaltherapistshelppatientsrecoveraftertreatmentcomplications.SupportgroupsoerguidancefornewlydiagnosedpatientsaswellaspatientsundergoingtreatmentandthosewhohavecompletedtreatmentattheCenterorelsewhere. ANNUALREPORT20137GeneticCounselingThroughcollaborationswithDana-FarberCancerInstituteandNewHampshireOncology-HematologyPAgeneticcounselingisprovidedforthosewithahigh-riskofcancerduetotheirfamilyhistory.Itsaveslives.BecauseofafamilyhistoryofbreastandovariancancertheBreastCareCenterrecommendedgeneticcounselingforawomanwhofoundalumpinherbreasteventhoughothertestresultswerenormal.Afterdiscoveringthegenemutationthatcauseshereditarybreastandovariancancerthepatientwascounseledtohaveherovariesremoved.Shedidanddoctorsfoundaverysmallveryearlyovariancancer.Withoutthegenetestingshewouldnothavehadherovariesremovedanddoctorsprobablywouldhavediscoveredthecanceratamuchmoreadvancedanddangerousstage.Becauseofthatinterventionherovariancancerwasfoundearlyshewascuredandherfamilymembersnowcanbetestedbecausetheyareathigh-riskDr.Gunshersaid.Geneticcounselingvisitsareprovidedatnocostandfundedentirelybyphilanthropiccontributions.EaseofFollow-upTheBreastCareCenterislocatedinthesamebuildingasConcordImagingCentersBreastImagingSuitewhichallowspatientswithabnormalmammogramstobeescorteddirectlyupstairstoimmediatelyplanfurtherdiagnosisandtesting.IMAGEpalau83iStockThinkstock.IMAGEkasto80iStockThinkstock. 8PaysonhealthThoracicOncologyProgramTheThoracicOncologyProgramatConcordHospitalPaysonCenterforCancerCarehascomealongwayinveyears.ForConcord-arealungcancerpatientsthatmeanstheynolongerhavetotravelalongwayforcarenoneareleftontheirowntonavigatetheoverwhelmingroutetodiagnosisandtreatmentandallbenetfromthelatestintechnologyandtrainingthatmakediagnosisandtreatmentlessinvasivemorepreciseandoftenlesspainful.Before2008manyarearesidentstraveledelsewhereforlungcancerdiagnosisandtreatmentbecauseoptionsprovidedlocallywerelesscoordinatedandcouldvarywidely.ThoracicsurgeonDr.G.DarbyPopearrivedatConcordHospitalin2008settingagoalofdevelopingthoraciconcologyprogramprotocolsorpathwayssopatientscouldbeginseeingapredictableandcohesiveresponsetodiagnosingandtreatingtheirillness.Dr.PopeispleasedthePaysonCenterhasattracteddoctorswithapassionandspecialtrainingforthoraciccancercancersthataectthechestmostlylungcancer.Withtheexpansionofthethoracicprogramwenowhavetheexpertiseandequipmenttoperformhigh-techcomputer-guidedandroboticprocedurestodiagnoseandtreatlungcancersaidDr.Pope.ThePaysonCentersThoracicOncologyProgramstandsoutDr.Popesaidbecausethecareisprovidedbyaconsistentexperiencedteamofdedicatedpulmonologiststhoracicsurgeonsoncologistsandnurseswhichallowspatientstoreceivemorepersonalizedcarethantheymightexperienceatlargercenters.Ourpatientscanseethesamefaceseverydayhelpingthemfeelliketheyarepartofacommunityinsteadofgoingsomewhereelsebeingtreatedandleavinghesaid.OnefacemostpatientsseeisThoracicNurseNavigatorAnnieSi.Sheisapatientssupportsystemadvocateandeducatorfrompre-diagnosistodiagnosistreatmentsupportservicesandbeyondincludingend-of-lifecare.AtrstsheworkedprimarilywithDr.PopeandthoracicsurgicalpatientshoweverovertimeSihasbeenabletobroadenanddevelopherroletofullltheultimatevisionofathoracicnursenavigator.Shenowalsoaccompaniespatientswhentheyseepulmonologistsandoncologistshelpingprovideevenmorecoordinatedpatient-centeredcarewherepatientsaremoreactivepartnersintreatmentdecisions.Sifeelshonoredtoguidepatientsthroughaverystressfulandcomplicatedperiodhelpingthemunderstandandcopewithtreatmentplansthatarefarfromstraightforward.Manyincludeconsultationswithseveralprovidersandmultipletreatmentsoftenincludingsurgerychemotherapyandradiation.Dr.Popesaidprogressinprovidingamorecoordinatedapproachhasmovedtheprogramclosertohisgoalofbecomingacomprehensivethoraciccenterensuringthatprimarycarephysicianshaveatrustedpartnerandthatpatientsreceivethemostappropriatecarewithoutpotentialconfusionanddelay.Becausetherearesomanyoptionswhenagrowthisdiscoveredinapatientslungsomeprimarycarephysiciansarenotcertainofthebestnextstep.Dr.Popeenvisionsthatproviderswillrecognizetheprogramastheplacetoturnforacomprehensiveresponsethatdirectspatientsquicklytodiagnosisandtreatment.TowardthatendDr.Popebelievesthenextbigstepperhapswithinthenextyearwillbeprovidingscreeningforpatientsathigh-riskforlungcancerscreeningthatwouldenabledoctorstodetectcancersearlierandsavelives.IMAGEAlexandrMitiuciStockThinkstock. ANNUALREPORT20139PreciseTargetingNavigationalbronchoscopyusesGPS-likecomputerizedtechnologytoprovidedoctorswithalessinvasivemethodtoreachandperformbiopsiesonsmallgrowthsornodulesinthelungthatpreviouslymighthaverequiredsurgerybecausetheycouldnotbereachedthroughatraditionalbronchoscope.Navigationalbronchoscopyalsoenablesdoctorstoplacemarkersaroundtheselesionstohelpradiationoncologistspreciselytargetradiationtreatments.LessInvasiveEndoBronchialUltraSoundEBUSallowsdoctorstobiopsyortakesamplesfromlymphnodesaroundtheairwayinthecenterofthechest.WithEBUSdoctorsareabletoseethroughthewallofapatientsairwaytolocatethelymphnodesenablingthemtopreciselyobtainsamplesinanareasurroundedbymajorbloodvessels.EBUSprovidesalessinvasivealternativeforsamplingtheselymphnodesthantheusualsurgicalprocedurecalledamediastinoscopy.FewerSideEectsStereotacticBodyRadiationTherapySBRTallowsradiationoncologiststopreciselypinpointcanceroustumorsandtargetthemwithmuchhigherdosesofradiationthanintraditionaltreatment.Thekeyistobeabletofocusmanybeamsoflowradiationthroughthebodytothetumorwheretheireectiscompoundeddeliveringamuchhigherdosetothetarget.Theresultisfewertreatmentsfewersideeectslessdamagetohealthytissueandagreaterchanceofsurvivalforpatientswhocannotwithstandsurgerybecauseofothermedicalconditions.WhatmakesusdierentOurpatientscanseethesamefaceseverydayhelpingthemfeelliketheyarepartofacommunityinsteadofgoingsomewhereelsebeingtreatedandleaving.G.DarbyPopeMDFACSConcordHospitalMedicalGroupCardiothoracicSurgeryShownLeftAnnieSiThoracicNurseNavigatorConcordHospitalPaysonCenterforCancerCareShownRightAdvancedtechnologybenetsCollaborationsAconsistentexperiencedteamofdedicatedpulmonologiststhoracicsurgeonsoncologistsandnurses.PersonalizedSupportTheprogramsThoracicNurseNavigatorprovidespatientsupportadvocacyandeducationfrompre-diagnosistodiagnosistreatmentsupportservicesandbeyondincludingend-of-lifecare. 10PaysonhealthProstateandUrologicCancerProgramThedoctorswhocareforprostateandurologiccancerpatientsinthePaysonCenterforCancerCarepridethemselvesonlookingoutfortheirpatientsnottheirownmedicalspecialties.Theirapproachisuniquewhencomparedtootherprogramsinthatthedoctorstakeaverycollaborativeapproachtodeterminingwhattreatmentoptionisbestforthepatient.Thisapproachrequiresadeeptrustofeachotherandasharedgoalofgivingpatientsawell-thought-outandthoroughlyexplaineddiagnosisandallappropriatetreatmentoptions.ThecultureofConcordHospitalalwayshasbeenverypatient-centeredsaidDr.WilliamSantisofConcordHospitalCenterforUrologicCare.OurProstateandUrologicCancerProgramisexactlythesame.Wetrytogivepatientsalltheindividualizedpersonalcaretheyneedandmakesuretheyarewell-informedandsupported.IthinkthatswhatseparatesthisHospitalfromotherhospitals.TenyearsagospecialiststreatingpatientsatConcordHospitalforprostatebladderkidneyortesticularcancersworkedtogetherbutcommunicatedmainlybyphoneorinwriting.TheProstateandUrologicCancerProgramorganizedtheirproceduresandbroughtthespecialistsandpatientsupportprovidersface-to-face.TheheartofthecollaborationistheprogramsTumorBoardwhichmeetseveryotherweektodiscussnewcancercasesfromeveryangle.Themeetingsincludeurologiststheradiationoncologyteamthemedicaloncologyteamsocialworkersdieticiansmedicalresidentsintrainingapalliativecarephysicianandothers.Afterdiscussingeverythingfromavailableresearchtowhetherthepatientshouldbereferredelsewherethegroupreachesaconsensusonoptionsbasedonthemostappropriatetreatmentnotanoncologistalwaysrecommendingradiationorchemotherapyoraurologistalwaysrecommendingsurgery.ThediscussionshelpusasphysicianssortoutwhatthosebestoptionsreallyareandthathelpsuscounselthepatienttomakeasmartchoicesaidDr.ThomasSheldonMedicalDirectoratPaysonCenterforCancerCaresRadiationDepartment.Thepatienthearsopinionsfromspecialistscomparingoptionsnotmerelyabewilderinglaundrylistofmedicalchoices.Itmightsoundtoogoodtobetrue.IwouldsayitisverygoodanditistrueDr.Sheldonsaid.TherearetoomanycancerprogramsthatthisdoesnthappenatandIfeelwedoaparticularlygoodjobofit.AspartoftheprogramMaggieHammondCURNandLynnMulleaveyRNofConcordHospitalCenterforUrologicCareprovidepersonalhigh-touchsupportforpatientswhoneedrapidtreatmentforinvasivebladdercancerhelpingavoiddelaysthatcanbecausedbymultipletestssecondopinionsandvariousconsultations.OurspecializednurseskeepthingsmovingtogetpatientstotreatmentfastersothereisnodropoinsurvivalduetodelaysaidDr.Santis.Medicaladvanceshaveenableddoctorstotreatmanyprostateandurologiccancerpatientswithminimallyinvasiveorroboticproceduresinsteadofmajorincisions.AspartoftheircollaborationurologistsandoncologistsatConcordHospitalperformsomeofthesedelicateproceduresside-by-sideintheoperatingroombuildingonthetrustrespectandfriendshipthatbenetpatientsandthedoctorsthemselves.ThecultureofConcordHospitalalwayshasbeenverypatient-centered.Wetrytogivepatientsalltheindividualizedpersonalcaretheyneedandmakesuretheyarewell-informedandsupported.WilliamSantisMDConcordHospitalCenterforUrologicCareShownLeft ANNUALREPORT201311PreciseTargetingBracytherapyInthisminorsurgicalproceduretinyradioactiveimplantsorseedsareplaceddirectlyintheprostateglandprovidingpreciselytargetedradiationtocanceroustumorswithalowerriskofdamagingsurroundinghealthytissue.Radiationoncologistsandurologistsworktogethertoimplanttheseedseachofwhichissmallerthanagrainofrice.Withtheprocedureprostatecancerpatientsoftenavoidmajorsurgerysueringfewersideeectswithresultsatleastasfavorableassurgery.LessInvasiveSurgeryRobotic-assistedsurgerythedaVinciSurgicalSystemenhancestheskillofsurgeonsandoftenprovidespatientstreatmentwithlesspainlessriskofinfectionandshorterrecoveries.ConcordHospitalwasthersthospitalinNewEnglandtoacquirethedaVinciShigh-denitionSurgicalSystemwhichhelpssurgeonsperformproceduresthroughsmallincisionsforeverythingfromhysterectomiesandpelvicreconstructiontoprostatebladdercolonandkidneycancersaswellaslungtumors.AdvancedtechnologybenetsWhatmakesusdierentCollaborativeTumorBoardPersonalizedCareThomasSheldonMDMedicalDirectorConcordHospitalPaysonCenterforCancerCareRadiationDepartmentShownRightCANCERWELLNESSPROGRAMMAN2MANThisprogramisformenwithprostatecancerandtheirpartners.Lightrefreshmentsprovided.Registrationrequired.Call603230-6031MEETSSecondWednesdayofeachmonth5-7pm.BYPaulaPlonaACSWOSW-CandSusanBuckleyAPRN 12PaysonhealthMilestones2003-2013200220032004200520062007PaysonCenterforCancerCareopensToppingOCeremonyBreastCareCenteropensCommissiononCancerCoCoftheAmericanCollegeofSurgeonsgrantsConcordHospitalnationalaccreditationasacomprehensivecommunitycancercenter.NHOutstandingHospitalCollaboratorAmericanCancerSocietyaward.NHOncology-HematologyPAandDana-FarberCancerInstituteannouncealiation.NHOncology-HematologyPAreceivesnationalawardfromAmericanSocietyforClinicalOncologyforclinicalresearchparticipation.GeneticCounselingprogramlaunchedincollaborationwithNewHampshireOncology-HematologyPAandDana-FarberCancerInstitute.IMAGEAlexanderRathsiStockThinkstock. ANNUALREPORT201313200820092010201120122013Digitalmammographystarted.Onboardimagingaddedbringingimprovedtumortargetingusinghighresolutionlowdosedigitalimaging.BreastMRIstarted.AnticancerLifestyleProgramlaunched.NancyKaneshownbelowPaysonCenterforCancerCareProgramDirectorisawardedtheAmericanCancerSocietysSt.GeorgeNationalAwardthegroupshighestvolunteeraward.MorethantenyearsagoMelindaandIwerehonoredtoaddoursupporttoacancercenterforthecommunity.Wecouldntbemorepleasedwithhowtheprogramhasevolvedtoprovidethebestclinicalcarealongwithcomprehensiveandcompassionateservices.WeareallveryfortunatetohavethisresourceinConcord.NormandMelindaPaysonFoundingdonorsofPaysonCenterforCancerCareAccreditationgrantedbytheNationalAccreditationProgramforBreastCenters.IMAGEFuseFuseThinkstock.Modelusedforillustrativepurposesonly. 14PaysonhealthWhenHOPELeadsYouHomebyMegWhittemoreIheardthethreewordsbutIcouldntabsorbthem.Surelytheydidnotapplytome.Mydoctorssteadycompassionategazetoldtherealstory.Youhavecancershesaid.Aseismicripplewentthroughmyuniverse.MydependablesturdyspiritstrengthresilienceandoptimisticsenseofhumorslippedawayandIsawnothingbutfearpainandloss.ThatwasMay2012.Theweeksfollowingmydiagnosisforaggressivebreastcancerwereablurofappointmentstestsfollow-upstreatmentdecisionsandcarearrangements.Iwaslookingat14monthsofchemotherapysurgeryradiationandongoingmaintenancedrugs.MarbledthroughoutthoseearlyweekswastheawfulrealizationthatIwasembarkingonajourneyfromwhichImightnotreturn.AschemotherapycommencedandthesideeectssetinwithavengeanceIfoundmyselfdoubtingmyabilitytosuccessfullynavigatethisthingcalledcancer.Ihavealwaysbeensingleself-supportingandabitofaloner.AsIlostmyabilitytoworkandwatchedmyincomedwindletoatricklemyfamilywhomIexpectedtoseemethoughthischallengedesertedmeandsoldthehouseIwasrenting.SointhemiddleofchemotherapythereIwasnoincomenofamilynohomeandrapidlydwindlinghealth.IwasstandingattheedgeoftheabyssfacingsomethingIhadneverfacedbeforedefeat.LifelinesInthemidstofthisnightmareIwalkedintotheHOPEResourceCenteratthePaysonCenterforCancerCare.Iexpectedtoheartheusualarrayofwell-meaningplatitudesandcollectpamphletsonhowtogetthroughhavingcancerallofwhichIthoughtwouldnotbeveryhelpful.WhatIdidntexpectwastheenormouswaveofpracticalassistanceforsomeonelikemewhowasghtingcancerwhiletryingtomaintainherbalancenanciallyemotionallyandspiritually.EverywhereIturnedIfoundlifelineslotsandlotsoflifelines.Andallofthemcomplementaryoeredatnocost.WhenIneededmoneyfortransportationmedicationsphysicaltherapyandfoodAdriannaCrookerCatlinoncologysocialworkerguidedme.WhenIcouldnteatwithoutfeelingnauseousMeganRyderoncologydietitiangentlyrecalibratedmyapproachtofood.WhenIfeltdespairsettlinginDeborahClarkspiritualcarecounselorreframedmylife-viewandgavemeawayback.WhenmyenergyaggedPegPenbergcertiedmasterReikipractitionergavemethegiftofherwisdominreestablishingmyenergythroughReiki.AndthroughitalltherewasSherryGambleadministrativeassistantwhounfailinglysuppliedmewiththeresourceforwhateverIneededanddidsowithcompassionhumorintelligenceandskill.HeadingHomeIenteredmyghtwithcancerfeelingalone.ButasthemonthsunfoldedIfoundIwasverymuchcaredforandmostdenitelynotalone.Asmyfamilymovedawayfrommemyfriendsarrivedinforceandneverleft.Theybecameandremainmytruefamily.AddeverypersonattheHOPEResourceCenterwhomadesureIknewtheywereinthisghtwithmenomatterhowcrankyIwashowbaldIgotorhowangryandemotionalIbecame.Theyoeredmeahomeamidthetsunamioftreatmentssurgeryrecoverynancialworriesandemotionalupheaval.Ilearnedwhatitfeltliketobevalued.Mystoryhasahappyending.Thelengthytreatmentsweresuccessfulineradicatingmycancer.Indthatlifehasmoreclarityandpurposenow.Ilivemorefullyandpracticegratitude.IaminabetterplacenowthanIwasbeforethecancerarrived.MuchofthatcanbeattributedtothecompassionandhelpIreceivedattheHOPEResourceCenter.TomeitistrulyaspecialhomeandlikeeverytruehomeitisaplaceIknowIwillreturntofromtimetotimeoftenfornoreasonotherthantosayThankYou.TheHOPEResourceCenterismadepossiblethroughcontributionstothePaysonCenterforCancerCare.EachyearthousandsofcommunitymemberstaketothestreetsinConcordfortheRockNRacetoraisefundsforthisspecialandimportantresource.TheTheHOPEResourceCenterismadepossiblethroughismadepossiblethroughcontributionstothePaysonCenterforCancerCare.contributionstothePaysonCenterforCancerCare.EachyearthousandsofcommunitymemberstaketoEachyearthousandsofcommunitymemberstaketothestreetsinConcordfortheRockNRacetoraisefundsthestreetsinConcordfortheRockNRacetoraisefundsforthisspecialandimportantresource.forthisspecialandimportantresource. ANNUALREPORT201315HOPESUPPORTTRUSTREIKIANDCOMPLEMENTARYTHERAPIESONCOLOGYDIETITIANONCOLOGYSOCIALWORKERSPIRITUALCARECOUNSELINGMegWhittemoreCancerSurvivorArtPeapodsValeriyaShmidtiStockThinkstockYinyangsymbolVictoriAnnaiStockThinkstockSmileandInfosymbolWonderfulpixeliStockThinkstockmoneysymbolVICTORiStockThinkstockBirdandVineConcordHospital 16PaysonhealthAWomansJourneyAfour-weekeducationandsupportgroupforwomenrecentlyoneyearorlessdiagnosedwithbreastorgynecologicalcancer.ToregistercallConcordHospitalBreastCareCenterat603230-7266.MEETSFridays130-330pmBYLisaDelahantyAPRNMSNAdriannaCrookerCatlinLICSWFamilySupportGroupThissupportandeducationgroupisforpeoplewithbloodcancerslymphomaleukemiaandmyelomaandtheirfamilymembers.SponsoredbytheLeukemiaandLymphomaSociety.MEETSSecondMondayofeachmonth5-7pmBYAdriannaCrookerCatlinLICSWStayingConnectedContinuingsupportandeducationforwomenfacingbreastorgynecologicalcancer.ToregistercallConcordHospitalBreastCareCenterat603230-7266.MEETSSecondTuesdayofeachmonth5-7pmBYLisaDelahantyAPRNMSNAdriannaCrookerCatlinLICSWMAN2MANThisprogramisformenwithprostatecancerandtheirpartners.MEETSSecondWednesdayofeachmonth5-7pmBYPaulaPlonaACSWOSW-CSusanBuckleyAPRNStrongWhenIMoveGentlewaterexerciseforincreasingstrengthanddecreasingfatigueforcancersurvivorsandcaregivers.20monthScholarshipsavailable.MEETSWednesdays230-330pmORThursdays5-6pmBYJanetLehoullierPTAHeldatthepoolatConcordHospitalCenterforSportsMedicineattheConcordOrthopaedicsBuildingAdvancedProstateCancerRoundtableAmeetingformenwhoareexperiencingprogressiveprostatecancer.Lovedonesarewelcome.Callfordates.MEETSThursdayseveryothermonth1-230pmBYPaulaPlonaACSWOSW-CKimberlyJohnsonRNBSNOCNCancerWellnessCLASSESANDSUPPORTGROUPSREGISTRATIONREQUIREDCall603230-6031LookGoodFeelBetterAnAmericanCancerSocietyprogramforwomenintreatmenttocombatappearance-relatedsideeects.Thisisaone-daytwo-hoursession.Callfordates.MEETSWednesdaysonceamonth1-3pmBYAmericanCancerSocietyTrainedVolunteerCopingwithHeadandNeckCancersShareexperiencescopingstrategiesandoerencouragementtooneanother.Callfordatesandtimes.BYMeganRyderRDCSOLDAdriannaCrookerCatlinLICSWToolsforHealingRelaxationbreathingandmeditationtechniquescanbegintorestoreourbalanceinthepathofhealing.Usingsimpleandeectivetoolsyoucanbegintocultivateacalmmind.SurvivorspleasejoinusforaweeklyclassMEETSMondays1230-115pmBYDavidBreenE-YRTLightrefreshmentswillbeprovided.Wellbethereeverystepalongyourjourney.IMAGEIakovKalininiStockThinkstock. ANNUALREPORT201317thePaysonCenter2013106111providedincharitablecareto89PaysonCenterpatientsBreastCareCenterandRadiationOncologypatients.556consultationsand11070treatmentswereperformedintheRadiationOncologyDepartment.90counselingsessionsprovidedbyConcordHospitalSpiritualCaresta.3682patientcontactsoccurredintheHOPEResourceCenter.NewHampshireOncologyHematologyaccepted680newpatientsforatotalof9113patientvisits.21newpatientswereputontreatmentpreventioncancerclinicaltrials.HeartGiftsBoutiquesinconjunctionwiththeAmericanCancerSocietyWigBankprovided76patientswithafreewig.GeneGillisFundassisted139patients.95Reikisessionswereprovidedto62patientsbyConcordHospitalReikivolunteers.NinefullandthreepartialscholarshipsawardedtoAnticancerLifestyleProgramparticipants.959117contributedtosupporttheworkofthePaysonCenterincludingBreastCareCenter.theBreastCareCenter20132783patientvisits142geneticcounselingpatientsRepresentsFY2013October12012September302013KenCookistheco-founderandpresidentoftheEnvironmentalWorkingGroupthenationsleadingenvironmentalhealthresearchandadvocacyorganization.Itsmissionistoprovideunbiasedfactssothatpeoplecanmakehealthierchoicesandenjoyacleanerenvironmentforthenextgenerationandbeyond.presentedbyourguestspeaker4.10.14SAVETHEDATEConcordCityAuditoriumGreenandPrinceStreetsConcordNHHealthyChoicesLivingCleaner 18Paysonhealth ANNUALREPORT201319TheCommunitysCancerCenterAlittlemorethanadecadeagoConcordHospitalengagedinaspecialcampaignoneofonlythreeinits50-yearhistorytoraisefundstobuildacomprehensivecancerresourcetoserveCentralNewHampshireresidents.Morethan10.5millionwasgiven100percentofwhatwasneededtobuildtheCenter.FromitsinceptionthePaysonCenterforCancerCarehasalwaysbeenourcommunityscancercenter.SincethattimeithasremainedanimportantcommunityassetasthePaysonCentercontinuestofulllitsoriginalpromiseofnewcarepromiseandhopeforpeopleinourregion.OngoingphilanthropicgiftshavereinforcedtheconnectionbetweencommunitymembersandtheCenterassuringthatthePaysonCenterforCancerCareremainsattheforefrontofqualitycareandcaringservice.EachyearcontributedfundssupporttheneedsofourdisadvantagedneighborsthroughConcordHospitalscharitablecareprogramtogetherwiththeLendMeaHandandGeneGillisFunds.EquallyvitalisthesupportgiventofundtheHOPEResourceCenter.Theprogramsandservicesthereandthestawhosupportpeoplewithcancerandtheirfamiliesareoeredatnocost.Withoutongoingcharitablecontributionsfromcommunitymemberstheamazingarrayofuniqueprogramswouldnotbepossible.AssomeonewhohasbeenassociatedwithourcommunitymemberslargesseinsupportofthePaysonCenterforCancerCarefromtheverybeginningIcanattestthatthegenerosityandappreciationgiventotheCenterreectsnotonlyhowhighlyregardeditisasaresourcebutalsohowitremainsthecommunityscancercenter.PamelaPuleoExecutiveDirectorConcordHospitalTrustSinceopeningin20036.9millionhasbeendonatedtothePaysonCenter. 20PaysonhealthConcordHospitalgratefullyacknowledgesthoseindividualsandcorporationswhohavemadespecialgiftsinsupportofourmission.ConcordHospitalAssociatesConcordImagingCenterConcordOrthopaedicsMerrimackCountySavingsBankCharterTrustCompanyConcordEmergencyMedicalAssociatesPAINGFinancialPartnersMartignettiCompaniesofNewHampshireNewHampshireDistributorsInc.NortheastDeltaDentalFoundationSanelAutoPartsCompanySwensonGraniteWorksThePrescriptionCenterOurPresidentsSocietyandCorporateCouncildesignationsrecognizethosespecialsupporterswhocontribute1000ormoreincumulativeannualgiftsthroughoutthescalyear.GiftsmadeexclusivelytoPaysonCenterforCancerCareinscalyear2013October12012toSeptember302013areasfollowsGold10000Mr.andMrs.GaryHirshbergDr.andMrs.RobertM.JohnsonDr.andMrs.NormanC.PaysonSilver5000-9999Mr.andMrs.RandyJ.BrownBronze2500-4999Dr.andMrs.GeoreyM.FitzgeraldMichaelB.andAndreaL.GreenMrs.AmyMcKean1000-2499JoelC.BermanMDInHonorofMrs.MaryD.BermanMs.JaymeBlandWilliamL.ChapmanEsq.Dr.andMrs.DavidC.ConwayDrs.DouglasandRebeccaEwingMr.andMrs.FrankFotiIvorW.andBarbaraFreemanMs.LauraGauthierMr.andMrs.ThomasS.GullageJr.AnonymousMr.andMrs.JereyKippermanMs.JaneL.KitchelMr.andMrs.RichardW.LordDr.MichaelT.LynchandMs.LindleyShutzDr.andMrs.AnthonyMollanoMs.SaraOrtweinMrs.JoannG.ParkerMr.andMrs.RichardW.PitmanMr.andMrs.DavidB.RuedigDr.LonSetnikandDr.CynthiaKingTheHonorableMichaelF.SullivanInMemoryofMrs.GailSullivanMr.andMrs.JohnE.SwensonInMemoryofMichaelSwensonMr.WilliamVancaMr.andMrs.ScottWalkerGold10000TheFarrahFawcettFoundationSilver5000-9999AlansofBoscawenInc.BankofNewHampshireCourtyardbyMarriottNassauBroadcastingPartnersLPNorthwesternMutualTheNorthernNewEnglandFinancialGroupOrtovoxUSARadiationOncologyAssociatesRymesPropaneOilINc.TransCanadaPipeLineU.S.A.Ltd.VanderheidenFoundationFundBronze2500-4999TrustofMaryLouiseBillingsCitizensPrivateBankTrustTrusteeCommonManConcordConcordCooperativeMarketCountrySpiritRestaurantDartmouth-HitchcockConcordHEALTHSOUTHRehabilitationHospitalJoeKingsShoeShopOSteaksSeafoodRTElectricInc.SWSportsSayItInStitchesShaheenGordonP.A.SullowayHollisPLLCTheMeatHouseTookyMillsPubLLCUBSFinancialServicesInc.1000-2499ALittleConfectionAdvantageSignsAngelinasRistoranteItalianoAssociatedGrocersBowHighSchoolBrussConstructionCafIndigoLLCCapitolCraftsmanInc.CathyL.ThorsellPhotographyCedaronMedicalInc.ContigianisCateringServiceEasternMountainSportsFoxrePropertyManagementCompanyInc.ArthurGetzTrustCitizensPrivateBankTrustTrusteeGoodalesBikeShopHarmonyDentalCenterLLCJCRConstructionCompanyInc.LisaM.WylieIndependentAssociateRepresentingAacMakrisLobsterSteakHouseNHProstateCancerCoalitionNHOncology-HematologyPAPatsPeakSkiAreaProvenWinnersLLCRedLeafFineCarpentryLLCAliceJ.ReenCharitableTrustRusticCrustSDG-SheehanGraphicDesignSoupGalleryLLCSteeplegateMallStringsThingsTheWorksBakeryCafUnosChicagoGrillVT-NHSusanG.KomenfortheCureWatervilleValleyResortConferenceCenterWeathervaneSeafoodsWellSenseHealthPlanWilsonEmploymentNetworksLLCOctober12012toSeptember302013TributegiftstoConcordHospitalTrustarebothlastingandmeaningful.TheTributeProgramisavailableforthosewhowishtorememberorhonorlovedonesinthisway.TributegiftsmadeexclusivelytoPaysonCenterforCancerCareduringscalyear2013areasfollowsTOREMEMBERMr.ThomasBarrettMrs.RobinAllbergRoyandVirginiaBlakeMr.andMrs.GaryLianeMr.LawrenceBowneMs.AgnesBowneMr.CliftonR.BurdetteMs.RobinBurdetteandMr.MichaelBeloinMr.SheldonPerkinsMrs.NancyCieliczkaMr.NormanW.PetersonMr.DonA.DiachenkoMrs.LauraDickersonMr.andMrs.HarryV.JohnsonNewHampshireDistributorsInc.SalisburyElementarySchoolMr.DonaldM.SmithWebsterElementarySchoolMr.EdwardF.EverettMrs.JanetS.AndersonMr.JohnC.CavanaghMr.andMrs.PeterClarnerGreenMountainNetMr.WilliamE.MerrillJr.Mr.andMrs.BrianK.PattilloDr.andMrs.RalphM.PhelanMs.PamelaPuleoMr.NormanFlateauMr.andMrs.RobertArredondoMs.DonnaJ.KuetheMs.PaulaJ.PlonaMr.WilliamFlintMr.andMrs.RobertAndersonFirstColebrookBankMr.andMrs.PeterLankMr.andMrs.AllenW.LindquistMr.andMrs.BruceE.MaceyMr.andMrs.MatthewMcKerleyMs.SandraG.WescottMr.andMrs.ThomasJ.YorkeMr.AlbertT.GrabowskiMrs.JillCollinsMs.CydneyM.JewellMs.DeborahH.HauserMr.BernardE.ColganMissMeganCollinsMr.andMrs.ScottCollinsConcordPoliceBenevolentAssociationMr.andMrs.ChristopherE.DowDowntownCheersGrilleBarMs.SallyJ.KenistonMr.andMrs.JohnKillionJr.Ms.GailLonigro ANNUALREPORT201321Weworkhardtomakesureyoursupportisproperlyrecognized.IfyoufeelyournamewasomittedinerrorpleasecontactConcordHospitalTrustat603225-2711ext.3076.Ms.KristinaLonigroMs.JoanT.PalisiMr.andMrs.RobertG.PrescottMrs.JaneRoyMr.andMrs.DavidStarinMr.andMrs.DouglasG.WoodwardDr.andMrs.OgelsbyH.YoungMr.GeroreHodgkinsonWomenoftheMooseYarmouthChapterNo.1721Mrs.PatriciaLankMs.RowenaBoydMr.andMrs.RobertB.ChagnonMr.andMrs.BruceH.CheneyMs.JessicaCreteMr.andMrs.BernardFitzmorrisMr.andMrs.AndrewH.FriesGlobeManufacturingCompanyLLCMr.andMrs.FrederickT.HastIINewHampshireDistributorsInc.SuncookValleySno-RidersMs.LaurieValleeMr.AlfredMartinoMr.andMrs.HowardN.AptMr.andMrs.ErnestP.DelrossiMr.JohnMyhaverMr.JohnM.FlahertyDr.andMrs.RobertKochMs.NancyNicoloraMs.KathleenLaniganMrs.BonnieOlsonMs.CydneyM.JewellMr.HarryA.PhilbrickMs.MauriceLaferriereMr.andMs.AlanNorthcottMs.MaryH.PrescottMs.CarolPlummerMs.ShaughnBoltonJeremiahDuncanMDMs.LoriHarrisMissMaribethJohnsonMr.PhilipJosephMrs.BarbaraRyersonMr.andMrs.GordonE.BagleyJr.Ms.KathleenB.BrownDr.andMrs.BergerH.CarlsonMr.andMrs.DavidM.ChamberlainMr.ArthurB.CunninghamMs.KatherineA.DeshaiesMr.andMrs.DennisM.DevanneyMr.CarterGarrettMr.andMrs.AlfredJ.GengrasIIIMrs.ElectraGerberMr.ThomasM.HardimanStephenP.ImgrundMDMr.andMrs.JamesA.JankowskiMr.andMrs.BruceE.MaceyMr.andMrs.GregoryT.MamosMs.SandraE.MethvenMr.andMrs.AllanF.NautelMr.RobertNerbonneMr.andMrs.ThomasPainchaudMr.andMrs.EugeneA.PoppeMs.BarbaraM.RealeMr.andMrs.ThomasRyersonDr.andMrs.GeraldSmithMr.andMrs.D.JohnVaccariMrs.BarbaraF.WallsMr.andMrs.NedL.WoodyKentYoungMDMrs.JeanneSavageMrs.SuzanneBelangerMs.MargaretP.DineenMs.LucilleHansenMs.LoisC.LangtryOceofPublicGuardianInc.Ms.NancyG.SpaterMr.andMrs.RichardCroakMr.CharlesSweeneyMissPatrishaSweeneyMrs.PaulineSweeneyMr.andMrs.WarrenE.WellsCedricC.TashroSr.Ms.SuzanneE.RicardMs.LynneTravis-PenceMr.andMrs.MarkBroxonEuroAmericanPropagatorsLLCMs.LuciannaNatkielProvenWinnersLLCMrs.ClaudiaWinnMr.PaulVanderWendeMr.MichaelTobinMrs.TerriWatsonNortheastDeltaDentalMr.CharlesD.WhiteGrapponeManagementCo.Inc.TOHONORMrs.RachelHigginsMissSarahAikenMs.NancyE.KaneforherBirthdayMs.KathrynGroverMs.GerriKingforherBirthdayMr.andMrs.RobertC.SkoogMs.SuzanneWasonforherBirthdayMs.LaurieLundyMrs.JessicaRaspaMrs.JenniferV.WilsonMs.SherryL.WoodTOTHANKHALOThomasA.SheldonMDMr.WernerE.DietrichPaysonCenterDonorsOctober12012toSeptember302013Lt.Col.andMrs.JohnL.AmatoMr.JohnA.AmesMr.ThomasAntinerellaandDr.NicoleM.AntinerellaMr.MichaelAustinMs.MindyL.BackonMrs.JessicaBaileyMs.ShirleyM.BeckMrs.ClaireA.BenoitMs.JennyBinderMr.DarylBoireMs.KathleenM.BourqueMs.AgnesBowneMs.MaryK.BrownMs.DebbieBrownellInHonorofMs.FrancesBrownellMs.KristenM.CampbellMs.JillChapmanMr.JamesW.ClevelandInMemoryofMrs.JanetBorngen-SylvesterMr.DonaldR.CluttersMrs.DebraA.ConMs.SusanConboyAnonymousInHonorofGeneandLindaSmithMr.ScottCummingMr.andMrs.GaryDarbyMr.andMrs.StevenG.DavidMs.KathleenJ.DesmaraisMr.andMrs.DanielP.DinanInHonorofMs.LisaJ.DinanMs.JenniferDongarraMrs.JudyDonnellyMs.DianeL.DoreMs.KarenDucharmeMrs.AnnC.DuludeMr.andMrs.RogerDuvalMrs.BarbaraFarnsworthInHonorofMs.MarilynFarnsworthMr.andMrs.PaulJ.FentonJr.Ms.DianeM.FratusMs.MaryleeFrenchMs.ChristineC.GallupMr.andMrs.RobertA.GouldMs.DanaJ.HamiltonAnonymousMs.SandraJ.HillsgroveMr.andMrs.ChesterA.HoadleyMr.TerranceW.HumphreyMrs.DebraJ.HuntoonMr.KennethHusseyMr.andMrs.ErnestE.JeanMr.andMrs.AlanW.JohnsonMrs.MarlisH.JurtaMr.andMs.ThomasE.KempIIMr.andMs.MarkKendallMs.JeanneM.KerrMr.andMrs.SlavomirKoladaMrs.SharonM.KritkauskyMs.PrescillaI.LamontagneMs.SusanLegendreMr.ChrisLittleeldInMemoryofMr.JohnMyhaverMr.BrettLundMs.ChristineE.MacIverAnonymousMr.DaveMartinMs.NancyMartineauMr.KevinM.McCallMs.LindaL.MorinMs.AndreaT.MurrayInMemoryofMs.NancyCieliczkaMs.DoloresB.OakesMrs.HeatherI.PageMs.JaniceC.PageMs.DeborahC.ParkerMr.andMrs.MichaelPelchatDr.andMrs.NickP.PerencevichMs.PenniPerriMs.PaulaJ.PlonaMr.andMrs.DennisJ.PopeMrs.PatriciaProulxMr.andMrs.GeraldA.PuringtonMr.RobertPyneMr.andMrs.AnthonyN.QuinnMr.andMrs.RayRaimoMrs.GemmaM.RendellMs.BetseyF.RhynhartMs.KarenM.RixMrs.MarieE.RompalaMr.andMrs.JosephG.SavareseMs.ClaudiaA.SayerMrs.KatieSellinghamMr.andMrs.RobertC.SkoogMs.DoreenV.St.LaurentMrs.E.LeslieStoneMissPatrishaSweeneyInMemoryofMr.CharlesSweeneyMs.MichelleTaylorMr.andMrs.ArnoldH.TaylorMr.andMrs.JohnF.TeagueMr.JohnD.ThrumstonMs.CharlotteTibbettsMr.JamesC.VanDongenInMemoryofMrs.HendrickaC.VanDongenMs.NancyVinjeMissFaithWallensteinMs.NancyWestonMs.JoanneWheelerMr.RatchaneeT.WinsorMr.DavidWoodMr.andMrs.NedL.WoodyMs.CaitlynnZielinski 22PaysonhealthBecomeaPaysonCenterFRIENDPaysonCenterforCancerCarereliesonFRIENDScommunitymemberswhocontributefundsandtimetoensurepeoplewithcancerandtheirfamiliesareprovidedaccesstomedicalcaretreatmentsandsupportservicestheyneed.SpecialfundsatthePaysonCenterincludeGeneGillisFundLendMeaHandFundSupportout-of-pocketexpensesforthoseinneed.Examplesincludegascardsfortraveltoandfromtreatmentsgrocerygiftcardsandgiftcardstohelppurchaseneededmedications.ComplementaryTherapyFundProvidessupportforpatientsinneed.AdditionalfundssupportCareforthoseinneedPaysonCenterforCancerCareprogrammingJoanK.FarrelCancerResourceLibrarySupportservicesAdvancedtechnologyandequipmentHeartGiftsBoutiqueEndowment.FormoreinformationortobecomeaPaysonCenterFRIENDcall603225-2711ext.3076.InFY2013theGeneGillisFundprovided17500tosupport139PaysonCenterpatients.SupportingConcordHospitalTrustEventsMakesaDierenceSeehowour2013eventsprovidedneededprogramsandservicestoourPaysonCenterforCancerCarepatientsPedalingforPaysonCONTRIBUTION162500BENEFICIARYPaysonCenterforCancerCareGeneGillisFundsupportingout-of-pocketexpensesforcancercarepatientsandtheirfamilies.IMAGEEnterlineDesignServicesLLCiStockThinkstock.IMAGEVLADGRINiStockThinkstock. ANNUALREPORT201323MerrimackCountySavingsBankRockNRaceCONTRIBUTION478000BENEFICIARYPaysonCenterforCancerCareprogramsandservicesthroughtheHOPEResourceCenterandnancialassistanceforcancerpatientsinneed.SavetheDateHeartoftheGrapeWineTastingFridayFebruary72014MerrimackCountySavingsBankRockNRaceThursdayMay152014PedalingforPaysonSaturdaySeptember132014HeartoftheGrapeWineTastingCONTRIBUTION78100BENEFICIARYConcordHospitalBreastCareCenterGeneticCounselingProgramTOTALRAISEDBYEVENTSINSUPPORTOFTHEPAYSONCENTER733216 JoanK.FarrelCancerResourceLibraryTheJoanK.FarrelCancerResourceLibraryatthePaysonCenterisalendinglibrarycontainingbookseducationalbrochurescomputerterminalswithInternetaccessandavideoandCDcollection.Thelibraryoersaprivaterelaxedatmospheretoresearchinvestigatetreatmentoptionsandcomplementarytherapiesandlearnaboutlocalresourcesandsupportgroups.HeartGiftsBoutiqueLocatedonFloor1ofthePaysonCenterHeartGiftsBoutiqueoersawarminvitingatmosphereforthosewithcancerandthosewhocareforthem.TheboutiquealsofeaturesTheWigBankcourtesyoftheAmericanCancerSocietyACSandthePaysonCenter.Paysonhealthispublishedasaserviceforourcommunitymembersandfriends.2013ConcordHospital250PleasantStreetConcordNH03301.Phone603225-2711TTYTDD603228-7135concordhospital.orgAssistivehearingorvisualdevicesandlanguageinterpretersareprovidedfreeofchargetopatientsandtheircompanionsuponrequest.ForaddresschangestoberemovedfrommailinglistortoreceiveConcordHospitalpublicationselectronicallypleasee-mailyourrequesttopublicaairscrhc.org.EDITORJenniferDearbornCONTRIBUTINGWRITERSPamelaPuleoDavidTirrell-WysockiCREATIVEDoreenSt.LaurentPhotographyArtPg23davewhitephoto.comRixonPhotographyArtSwensonPhotographyCHPAPg5insetStudioOnesilodavewhitephoto.comPg68911131424davewhitephoto.comPg13ThomasSheldonMDimageRixonPhotographyNancyKaneimagedavewhitephoto.comPg18ToptoBottomL-R1315162123CHPHILPA24622RixonPhotography57-1218-20davewhitephoto.com13ArtSwensonPhotography14LiveForTheMomentPhotography17JosephSt.PierrePhotographyPg17KenCookimagecourtesyofKenCookPg24davewhitephoto.com.250PleasantStreetConcordNewHampshire03301NonProtOrg.U.S.PostagePAIDPermitNo.256ManchesterNHConnectAtAGlanceConcordHospitalPaysonCenterforCancerCaremainnumber603230-6000or800441-1138e-mailpcccinfocrhc.orgJimMarianneCookRadiationOncologyDepartment603230-6100NHOncology-HematologyPA603224-2556ConcordHospitalBreastCareCenter603230-7266HOPEResourceCenter603230-6031JoanK.FarrelCancerResourceLibrary603227-7000x5919HeartGiftsBoutique603230-6035AnticancerLifestyleProgram603230-6031anticancerlifestyle.orgConcordHospitalTrust603415-6624ch-trust.org