Cottage Hospital in the Press

Recent coverage in the press

Below are stories that recently appeared in the press about Cottage Hospital.
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January 18, 2017
Becker’s Speaker Series: 4 Questions with Cottage Hospital CEO Dr. Maria Ryan
Note: This article was originally published in Becker’s Hospital Review. On Monday, April 17, 2017, Dr. Ryan will speak on panels at the Becker’s Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Maria Ryan, PhD, currently serves as CEO of Woodsville, N.H.-based Cottage Hospital, a rural hospital that serves 22 towns between New Hampshire and Vermont.

Dr. Ryan is board certified as a family nurse practitioner with a specialty in emergency medicine and has a vast portfolio in hospital leadership, including tertiary, community, for-profit, nonprofit and rural settings. Under Dr. Ryan’s leadership, Cottage Hospital has received numerous accolades for quality, efficiency, innovation and low cost. Most recently, Dr. Ryan was selected as a recipient of the New Hampshire Business Review’s Outstanding Women in Business Award 2017. She holds a doctorate in healthcare administration and a master’s degree in nursing.

September 29, 2016
North Country Relaunches Geriatric Unit
A new 10-bed inpatient geriatric psychiatric unit at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville will open in October that will also provide training to nursing students at White Mountains Community College (WMCC).
Business NH

September 19, 2016
Longtime Partnership Reboots To Respond To Community Needs In New Geriatric Psychiatric Unit
The Berlin Daily Sun

August 1, 2016
Cottage Hospital to open new Geriatric Behavioral Health Center
Center to focus on mental health of elderly patients
On WMUR

July 13, 2016
Cottage Hospital Raising Funds for Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit  (PDF format)
By Darin Wipperman, Salmon Press

December 17, 2014
Cottage Hospital Keeps Evolving (PDF format)
By Darin Wipperman, Salmon Press

September 14. 2014
CEO leads Woodsville’s Cottage Hospital to excellence
By John Koziol, Union Leader Correspondent

Apr 3, 2014
NH hospital leads the nation in going electronic
By Adam Sullivan, WCAX

April 1. 2014
Woodsville’s Cottage Hospital in forefront of electronic health record systems
By John Koziol, Union Leader Correspondent