Solutionhealth is a 501 c-3 non-profit, governed by a volunteer board of trustees with support of leadership team that draws on knowledge and expertise of provider organizations. Founding members of SolutionHealth include Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health.

Who we are

SolutionHealth ACO

Our primary care provider collaboration dedicated to improving health of Medicare patients.


More than 700 primary care providers and clinical specialists offering community-based care throughout the region.

Medical, Ambulatory, Surgery and Walk-in Care Centers

Our network of inpatient, outpatient, ancillary and urgent-care services.


Clinical affiliations that assure patients have access to what they need.

Facts and figures


Board of Trustees

The Honorable Clifford R. Kinghorn

Chair, Board of Trustees
Senior Status Circuit Court Judge

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Six year member of Board of SNHHS, SNHMC and FMP
  • Former board memberships include: Hunt Home, Home Health And Hospice, and the Boys and Girls Club of Nashua
  • Served on the New Hampshire State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and as Co-chair of the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative
  • Served as City Corporation Counsel for the City of Nashua
  • Served in the United States Marines during Vietnam War; Was awarded the Purple Heart

Judge Kinghorn lives in Amherst with his wife, Laurie. They have two grandchildren who live in Colorado. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, sailing, golf, tennis and time with his grandsons.

Charla Stevens

Charla Bizios Stevens

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Charla Stevens Consulting, LLC
President, NH

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • SolutionHealth, Board Member
  • Granite United Way, Board Chair
  • New Hampshire Lawyers’ Assistance Program, Commissioner
  • Southern New Hampshire Health System, Former Vice Chair of  Board of Trustees
  • Families in Transition, Former Board Co-Chair
  • Amoskeag Health (formerly Child Health Services and Manchester Community Health Center), Former Board Chair

Charla lives in Bedford, NH and sometimes Delray Beach, Florida with her husband David. After having practiced law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for 38 years (most recently at McLane Middleton), she has retired and started a Human Resources Consulting Business which allows her the flexibility to do what she loves: run marathons, ski, hike, travel, golf, and advocate for the mental health and well-being of all workers, but especially those in the legal profession.

Timothy Whitaker

Treasurer, Board of Trustees
TD Bank
Director of Middle Market Banking for Northern New England

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Board member and past chairperson of the Board, Southern New Hampshire Health
  • Board member and treasurer, Nashua Chamber of Commerce
  • Previous board member, Greater Nashua Boys and Girls Club

Tim has lived in Merrimack, NH with his wife Christina for the last 25 years along with his two adult children. He is an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his children.

Stephen Loosigian, DO

Secretary, Board of Trustees
Elliot Health System

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Medical Staff President
  • Elliot Board of Directors Member

Stephen and his wife Kelly live in Concord.

They have 3 children Avery, Daniel and Roffee, ranging in ages from 19 to 13.

Bobbie D. Bagley, RN, MS, MPH, CPH

Director of the City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services
Southern NH Health Board of Trustees, Vice Chair

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Governor’s Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission
  • Governor’s Opioid Drug Overdose Fatality Commission
  • Nashua Community College Nursing Advisory Board
  • NH Charitable Foundation Regional Advisory Board Member
  • NH Children’s Health Foundation
  • Rivier University Public Health Advisory Board
  • Rivier University Project REEP Advisory Board
  • NH State Health Assessment/ State Health Improvement Council
  • Association of Public Health Nurses
  • NH Nurses Association Equity Task Force Member
  • Nashua Lions Club
  • NH Nursing Association, Former President
  • Governor’s COVID Equity Response Team, Former Member

Bobbie and her husband Keith live in Londonderry, NH with their two young adults, Khaira and Khalique.

Howard Brodsky

CCA Global Partners

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • SolutionHealth,  Board Member
  • Cooperatives for a Better World, Founder and Chairman
  • Floor Covering Industry Foundation,  Chairman
  • New Hampshire Better Business Bureau,  Chairman
  • Southern New Hampshire University,  Board Member
  • National Cooperative Business Association,  Board Member
  • NHPBS, Board Member
  • MFF, Morgan Franklin Fellowship, Board Member
  • ICDE, Institute for Cooperative Digital Economy, Board Member
  • Palace Theatre,   Emeritus
  • Former NH Institute of Art, Board Member

Howard lives in Manchester, NH, with his wife Joan, and has 2 grown sons. In his “spare” time, Brodsky serves his community as a justice of the peace, performing wedding ceremonies.  To date, he has a perfect record in this arena; the more than two dozen marriages he has performed all remain intact.

Dianne Mercier

Retired Business Executive
Past-President, People’s United, A Division of M&T Bank

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Rivier University, Board of Corporators
  • The Riverwoods Group, Vice Chair

Dianne lives in Manchester, NH with her husband John and their Labrador Miya.  They have two grown children and four grandchildren.

Martha E. O’Neill, Esq.

Clancy & O’Neill, PA

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Member of Rivier University  Board of Trustees
  • President of Mary A. Sweeney Home  Board of Trustees
  • Clerk of Nutt Hospital Fund  Board of Trustees
  • Member of Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Former board memberships include: Currier Museum Advisory Council, Girls Incorporated, Pennichuck Corporation and Nashua Senior Center

Martha lives in Merrimack, NH.

Charles Rolecek

Executive Leadership

John Friberg, Esq.

Interim Chief Executive Officer

John has served in multiple health care leadership roles. He joined Elliot Health System in 2007 as senior Vice President and General Counsel. During his tenure at The Elliot, John held a number of leadership positions in addition to his role as General Counsel, including Interim Chief Operating Officer and Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer. After the formation of SolutionHealth in 2018, John was appointed as Chief Legal Officer for the combined system, with responsibility for Legal, Risk Management, Claims Management, and Compliance, across the organization. Prior to joining Elliot Health System, he was a partner in the national law firm of Nixon Peabody, and an intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency. In 2024, John was asked to serve as Interim Chief Executive Officer for SolutionHealth.  He received his BA in political science from Colgate University, and his JD from Boston College Law School.

Greg Baxter, MD

President & CEO
Elliot Health System

Dr. Baxter was named President & CEO of Elliot Health System in 2017 after serving for 10 years as its Chief Medical Officer. He is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and has been with Elliot Health System since 2003 when he joined and led the emergency physician provider group, growing it to 17 physicians and 10 advanced care providers by 2008. At that time, he was named Vice President of Medical Affairs serving as a liaison to the medical staff, Elliot Board of Directors, and management. In 2009, Dr. Baxter was appointed Chief Medical Officer and served in this leadership role for nine years. In 2020, he took on the role of Chief Clinical Officer for SolutionHealth.  He received his BS in biology from Saint Michael’s College before receiving his MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

Colin T. McHugh​

President & CEO
Southern New Hampshire Health

Colin joined Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) as President & Chief Executive Officer in 2022. Prior to this role, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Value Officer for SolutionHealth.  During this time, McHugh stepped in as interim president of SNHH, leading the organization through a leadership transition, the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the implementation of the Epic electronic medical record.  Prior to joining SolutionHealth, McHugh served in various executive leadership roles in integrated health care delivery and value-based payment models including Senior Vice President of Network Development and Contracting at MaineHealth, Interim President & CEO of Synernet, Inc. and Vice President of Provider Engagement and Contracting for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  He holds a MA from the University of Connecticut and MBA from the University of New Hampshire.

Debra Dulac

Senior Vice President &
Chief information Officer

Debra joined the organization in 2017 initially serving as Chief Nursing Information Officer at Elliot Hospital, and later as the leader for the EpicONE implementation for Southern NH Health. She later served as Vice President of Applications, Clinical Informatics and Training for SolutionHealth before being named the Chief Information Officer in 2022.  Debra brings an impressive background in health informatics, application technology and information systems leadership. Her prior experience includes working in information system leadership positions with Vidant Health in North Carolina, The University of Vermont Medical Center in Vermont, and Dartmouth Health here in New Hampshire. She also brings clinical expertise as she spent nine years in nursing leadership positions during her time at Dartmouth Health.

Jason Elliott

Senior Vice President &
Chief Human Resources Officer 

Jason came to SolutionHealth in 2022 after serving as Vice President of Human Resources at WellSpan Health in Pennsylvania since 2017. In this role, he was responsible for direct leadership of 70 human resources professionals including all field-based human resources teams, talent acquisition, workforce development, labor relations and employee health and safety for this eight-hospital integrated delivery system. He brings a wealth of knowledge in human resources operations as well as culture transformation, employee engagement and system integration. Prior to joining WellSpan, Jason held senior human resources leadership roles at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio and at Maine Health/Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.

Alisha Feightner, MPH

System Vice President, Access Center and Accountable Care Organization 

Alisha currently holds multiple roles serving as the Vice President for Operational Excellence at The Elliot and as the Vice President of the SolutionHealth Access Center, where she leads an evolving dynamic team focused on connecting patients with the care they need.  She also oversees the strategic management of SolutionHealth’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) supporting the achievement of quality and financial performance objectives. She has a background in public health, evidence-based practice research, improvement science, and clinical outcomes information management. She is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree at Boston University. Across her endeavors, Alisha aims to cultivate a culture of continuous improvement and learning in a values-driven organization.

Dawn Fernald

System Vice President of
Marketing & Communications 

Dawn joined SolutionHealth in 2020 with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry as an accomplished marketing and communications executive.  She has held senior leadership roles at hospitals in New Hampshire and Maine, most recently at Mass General Brigham’s Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH and brings expertise in marketing, communications, and consumer experience that focus on elevating brand, driving patient acquisition, and building patient loyalty.  She has extensive experience in managing change and crisis communication, launching innovative services and programs, and implementing cutting-edge campaigns. Thriving on challenges, change, and effective project management, she is passionate about discovering novel ways to engage and connect with patients and consumers.

Michael Turilli, MBA

Senior Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer 

Mike joined Elliot Health System in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) after serving in leadership roles at Cataldo Ambulance Service and Hallmark Health System in Massachusetts.  Although he briefly left The Elliot in 2021, he returned in 2022 and assumed the position of Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for SolutionHealth in early 2023.

Mike brings more than 30 years of healthcare operations and finance expertise supported by an accomplished record of business transformation successes. In his current role, he oversees financial operations, supply chain and driving organizational performance across SolutionHealth. He holds a BS degree in Accounting and an MBA, both from Suffolk University in Boston, MA.