About Us

About North Country Healthcare

Named a 2020 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare, North Country Healthcare (NCH) is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities serving New Hampshire’s Coös and Grafton Counties. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations.

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The mission of North Country Healthcare is to improve lives by assuring consistently excellent, integrated healthcare.



Healthy and empowered rural communities supported by our model of excellence and sustainability.



Compassion – Innovation – Integrity – Reliability – Teamwork – Transparency


This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, medical laboratories, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.

North Country Healthcare also collaborates with a Federally Qualified Health Clinic: Coös County Family Health Services, in both Berlin and Colebrook. Together they have formed a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) to develop a Clinically Integrated Network for all hospitals and providers in the North Country to address population health and to improve the health indicators for all of the residents of the North Country.

NCH Awards

  • Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce

    Employer of the Year


  • College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

    Digital Health Most Wired Recognition for Acute & Ambulatory Services (3rd year in a row of recognition for this award)


  • Modern Healthcare

    Best Places to Work