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York County health group gets $1.3M grant

The federal government has awarded a $1.3 million grant to York County Community Action Corporation, an organization that provides social service, health and educational programs to...

Spectrum Medical names full-time leader

Spectrum Medical Group, the largest independent medical practice in Maine, has named Dr. Daniel Landry as its full-time president and board chairman.

Maine Med gets bone cell research grant

Maine Medical Center in Portland has received a $234,157 federal grant for bone cell research that could be crucial for treating osteoporosis.

Rural health centers to receive $5.5M in federal funding

U.S. Sen. Angus King announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded $5.5 million in grant funding to support...

Rockport dentist pays to settle fraud claim

A Rockport dentist has agreed to pay nearly $500,000 as part of a settlement with federal and state investigators alleging that he fraudulently billed MaineCare for improper...

Chicago firm buys Topsham retirement home

A Chicago investment firm has purchased The Highlands senior living community in Topsham, one of the largest and oldest of its kind in Maine.

Lewiston insurer gets lion's share of ACA signups

For a second year in a row, Maine Community Health Options has signed up the majority of Mainers seeking health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s federal...

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

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Health care ‘pioneer’: Beacon Health ACO tackles health care’s ‘triple aim’ challenge

James McCarthy |

A pilot program launched in 2012 by Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems to improve patient care while reducing costs for Medicare patients has expanded into a statewide network that also...