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Medicaid expansion spurs state initiative to open call center in Wilton

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A temporary call center in Wilton that will help Maine Department of Health and Human Services staff respond to calls related to Medicaid expansion will also give at least a temporary respite to some...

Kaiser Health News: Four Maine hospitals face patient safety penalties

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Four Maine hospitals will incur patient safety penalties costing them 1% of Medicare payments over the federal fiscal year, which runs through September, according to a report by Kaiser Health News...

Mid Coast–Parkview Health exploring possible merger with MaineHealth

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Mid Coast-Parkview Health — the Brunswick-based health care network that expanded in 2015 when Mid Coast Hospital merged with Parkview Adventist Medical Center — is exploring the...

Mayo Regional Hospital board votes to tax member communities to cover debt service

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In addition to giving the go-ahead for a potential merger with Northern Light Health, the board that oversees Mayo Regional Hospital voted 14-2 on Wednesday night to tax the 13 communities served by...

Mayo Regional Hospital board approves merger with Northern Light

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Mayo Regional Hospital's board approved a merger with Northern Light Health, getting it one step closer to finishing a deal that has been months in planning.

Portland addiction treatment center is expanding its outpatient services

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Pine Tree Recovery Center, an addiction treatment detox facility in Portland, is expanding its services to include a community-based intensive outpatient program.

Jackson Laboratory lands $255K grant to research drug addiction

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Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received $255,000 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support research into substance use disorder.

Mayo Regional Hospital’s board to vote on merger with Northern Light Health

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The board that oversees Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft plans to vote Wednesday on a non-binding merger agreement with Northern Light Health, a statewide health care system based in Brewer...

USM-UNE collaboration opens new pathway for careers in pharmacy


The University of New England and the University of Southern Maine announced an agreement that will make it easier for students from USM's Department of Biological Science to apply to UNE's College...

Former South Portland Wendy's to house medical clinic

American Family Care clinic, a national chain, will open in the Waterman Drive building this spring, with a Starbucks due to open in the summer.