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Seven Maine rural hospitals among top 18 in national safety ranking


The Leapfrog Group named seven Maine hospitals to its 2017 national list of Top Rural Hospitals, an elite award recognizing hospitals that have better systems in place to prevent medication errors,...

Plan to unify MaineHealth by early 2019 advances

A plan to put all 10 MaineHealth member organizations under a single board of trustees and a unified financial structure moved closer to the finish line with Thursday's approval from the system-wide...

St. Joseph Healthcare transferring two dozen Bangor jobs to Lewiston

About two dozen billing positions at St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor will be moving to Lewiston next June.

Greater Portland Health lands $728K in federal grants


Greater Portland Health is to receive $727,846 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced on Tuesday.

EMHS Foundation names veteran philanthropist as president


M. Michelle Hood, president and CEO of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, announced that Mike Smith has been named president of the EMHS Foundation, the philanthropy organization that supports EMHS...

LincolnHealth also votes to unify with MaineHealth

The LincolnHealth’s board of trustees has joined Franklin Community Health Network in adopting a proposal that would align all 10 of MaineHealth’s member organizations under a single...

$14M Holbrook Memory Care residence opens at Piper Shores


Piper Shores adult living complex in Scarborough unveiled the new 30-unit Holbrook Memory Care and Assisted Living apartment complex, which cost $14 million and took 18 months to build.

Franklin Community Health Network adopts unification with MaineHealth


Franklin Community Health Network's board of trustees on Tuesday adopted a proposal for the organization to join with other members of the MaineHealth system in forming a single financial and...

Renovation of Millinocket health clinic helped by guaranteed federal loan


The Katahdin Valley Health Center received approval for a $2.2 million guaranteed loan through the Rural Development's Community Facilities Guaranteed Loans program of the U.S. Department of...

Veteran health care leader named CEO of Maine Health Management Coalition


The Maine Health Management Coalition has hired a veteran health care innovator as its new president and CEO.