LEBANON, N.H. -- Becker's Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs." Organizations included on this year's list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes, and research.
The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on rankings and awards from a variety of reputable sources. The following awards were considered as part of the criteria for inclusion on the list: U.S. News & World Report cancer rankings, Truven Health Analytics, CareChex cancer care rankings, National Cancer Institute designations, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accreditations, American Nurses Credentialing Center designations, and recognition from the BlueCross BlueShield Association.
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly health care news publication. The full list can be read here: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/100-oncology-programs-to-know-2014/100-hospitals-and-health-systems-with-great-oncology-programs-2014.html
Norris Cotton Cancer Center combines advanced cancer research at Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine with patient-centered cancer care provided at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock regional locations in Manchester, Nashua, and Keene, N.H., and St. Johnsbury, Vt., and at 12 partner hospitals throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. It is one of 41 centers nationwide to earn the National Cancer Institute's "Comprehensive Cancer Center" designation. Learn more about Norris Cotton Cancer Center research, programs, and clinical trials online at cancer.dartmouth.edu.