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Collaborating with member hospitals since 1934

The New Hampshire Hospital Association provides leadership through advocacy, education, and information in support of its member hospitals and health care delivery systems in delivering affordable, high quality health care to the patients and communities they serve.


The New Hampshire Hospital Association is the leading voice for hospitals and health care delivery systems throughout the state, representing the interests of acute care and specialty hospitals on legislative and regulatory issues at a state and national level. The Association works with community partners, business leaders and state and federal stakeholders to preserve the economic and regulatory climates that support clinical excellence, health care transformation and the delivery of affordable health care.


Members of the Association include the state’s 26 acute care hospitals, 5 specialty hospitals, as well as endorsed partners and corporate members that support our mission and values.

Our Mission:

The NHHA mission is to lead through advocacy, education, and information in support of its member hospitals and health systems as they strive to improve the health of the patients and communities they serve.

Our Vision:

The NHHA vision is of a healthy New Hampshire where all communities and individuals are able to reach their highest potential for health.

Diversity Statement

The New Hampshire Hospital Association and the Foundation for Healthy Communities are committed to advancing the health and well-being of all people in New Hampshire. To advance our missions, we value inclusive care that recognizes and affirms every individual’s unique characteristics, culture, and experiences. We believe that all people deserve respect and to be accepted as they are, free from discrimination and bias.

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Our Values

  • Leadership

    to advocate with and for our members so that they may fulfill the mission of providing their patients with the right care at the right time, in the right place, every time.

  • Innovation

    to foster and engage our members in the development of fresh perspectives and bold approaches that enable them to better serve the patients and communities who depend on them.

  • Integrity

    to be honest, credible and reliable in service to our members, our relationships with others and our colleagues.

  • Excellence

    to constantly strive for the best in all that we do on behalf of our members, our colleagues, and other key partners and stakeholders.

  • Stewardship

    to be prudent stewards of the resources entrusted to us to best serve our members, key stakeholders and colleagues.

  • Engagement

    to embody a commitment to work together with our members to improve, with a unified voice, health, and health care for all in New Hampshire.

  • Teamwork

    to actively value, encourage and support our colleagues across all of our organizations—the Association, Foundation for Healthy Communities, member hospitals and partner organizations—in the work that we do.

  • Partnership

    to actively build relationships that allow us to collaborate and partner with our communities, other key stakeholders and one another to support health and health care improvement in New Hampshire.