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Maine Medical Center unveils $40M operating room wing

James McCarthy |

Portland's Maine Medical Center unveiled its state-of-the-art $40 million operating wing Monday, a two-story vertical expansion erected on top of the medical center's lower Bean Building near the...

Portland sustainability startup wins $100,000 investment in pitch competition

Rapport, a Portland startup that develops software for businesses to track sustainability metrics, won a $100,000 investment from AOL founder Steve Case's investment company during a pitch...

Community Health Options' founders take a consumer-oriented approach to health insurance

James McCarthy |

Kevin Lewis and Robert Hillman took a huge leap of faith when they created their nonprofit health insurance cooperative Maine Community Health Options in 2011.

Calais Regional Hospital owes $3.5 million for Medicare and Medicaid overpayments

Calais Regional Hospital owes a $3.5 million repayment to the federal agency that administers the Medicare and Medicaid programs, placing considerable strain on the hospital's budget, the Quoddy...

Maine's highest-paid health care professionals

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Direct Vet Marketing on hiring blitz Thursday

Lori Valigra |

Direct Vet Marketing Inc., a Portland-based veterinary medicine services company, plans to hire 25 account managers in its downtown Portland office during a job fair this Thursday, founder and CEO...

New York investment firms buys majority stake in Apothecary by Design

BelHealth Investment Partners, a New York firm, has bought a majority stake in Portland's Apothecary by Design, the Portland Press Herald reported Monday.

ACA employer mandate moves full steam ahead

Laurie Schreiber |

The one-year grace period that delayed full implementation of the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility rule, or the employer mandate, is coming to an end.

MaineHealth's specialists use technology to expand their reach

James McCarthy |

The intersection of technology and modern medicine is where Corey Fravert, director of neuroscience services at Maine Medical Center, spends much of his waking hours. He can go into the...

SMHC to move overnight care from Sanford to Biddeford

Southern Maine Health Care, created in January 2014 with the merger of Goodall Hospital in Sanford and Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford, announced Wednesday it will end overnight hospital...