Valley Regional Hospital: Excellence in Healthcare Since 1893
Serving the Community
Valley Regional Hospital has served the people of Claremont and surrounding towns for more than 100 years. Evolving with the needs of its patients, the hospital has grown from its humble start as Cottage Hospital to the modern healthcare center for excellence it is today.
Donald A. Mahler, MD
INHALE STUDY: Impairments That Affect Correct Inhaler Use in COPD
Dr. Mahler is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire. Since October 2014, he works as a pulmonary physician at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, New Hampshire, where he is Director of Respiratory Services.
Dr. Mahler is currently participating in a one-year, study to determine the prevalence of both cognitive impairment and impaired manual dexterity in stable out-patients with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), as well as assess the relationship of cognitive impairment and impaired manual dexterity with patient errors using hand held inhalers.
Congratulations to this year’s DAISY Award® & Bumble Bee Award Honorees.
The DAISY Award®
For Extraordinary Nurses
memory of J. Patrick Barnes