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Former home of Foundation for Blood Research sells for $1M

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The former home of the shuttered Scarborough-based Foundation for Blood Research sold for $1 million to a Portland-based construction and development firm, Hardypond Development LLC.

Eight Maine companies make Inc.'s 'Fastest Growing' list

Kevin Steeves |

Landry/French Construction Co. and Tilson Technology Management are joined by six other Maine companies in Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies across the country.

CEO of Rumford, Bridgton hospitals receives national accolade

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David Frum is named a nationwide Top 50 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know.

California health care company plans to hire 200 in Maine

San Francisco's Grand Rounds, which matches doctors with patients, is coming to Lewiston to try to improve medical outcomes.

EMMC head to retire in 2017

Deborah Carey Johnson, the president and CEO at Eastern Maine Medical Center, will leave her post in July 2017.

Maine Health Access Foundation appoints new head

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The board of trustees of the Augusta-based nonprofit Maine Health Access Foundation unanimously approved the appointment of Barbara Leonard as the foundation's new president and CEO on Monday.

Community Health Options sues feds for $23M

Maine health insurance co-op Community Health Options of Lewiston is suing the federal government over $22.9 million it claims it is owed to offset losses it incurred in 2015.

Women to Watch: Debra Taylor's balanced approach to wellness takes center stage at Sweetser

Peter Van Allen |

Debra D. Taylor says behavioral health has come a long way — and has a long way to go. As president and CEO of Sweetser, a nonprofit that deals with critical behavioral health issues, she...

Politics & Co.: OSHA fines to skyrocket under new U.S. Department of Labor rule

James McCarthy |

A new U.S. Department of Labor rule that took effect on Aug. 1 imposes dramatically higher penalties upon employers cited by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for workplace...

MMC named 'best regional hospital' in national rankings

Maine Medical Center in Portland has once again been named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in its annual survey of hospitals across the country.