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MaineHealth earns strong credit ratings ahead of issuing bonds for $512M expansion

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Two credit rating agencies have affirmed the strong financial position of MaineHealth, northern New England's largest health care system, as the organization readies itself to borrow for an expansion...

Mid Coast Parkview campus opens after $6.2M renovation

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A $6.2 million renovation of the former Parkview Adventist Hospital that began three years ago when it was acquired by Mid Coast Hospital has been completed with the addition of wellness and cancer...

China gives greenlight to Husson's joint program with Chinese medical college

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Husson University President Robert A. Clark recently visited Nanyang Medical College in the southwest Chinese province of Henan in an effort to build on a relationship that began with the two...

Court sets June 11 deadline for LePage to implement Medicaid expansion

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Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy issued a 13-page ruling Monday that directs the LePage administration to file a state plan to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by June 11...

Penobscot Community Health Center adds infusion center

The renovated space will offer non-oncology outpatient infusions, the first federally qualified health center in the country to do so, officials said.

UNE hires former UConn dean to lead College of Pharmacy

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Robert L. McCarthy, professor of pharmacy practice and dean emeritus in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, has been named the next dean of the University of New England College...

Grand Rounds, a San Francisco-based startup, is staffing up in Lewiston

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A year after opening its East Coast office in Lewiston, Grand Rounds is adding staff to help Maine companies trim health care costs and boost productivity by connecting their employees and family...

HealthInfoNet names Shaun Alfreds as CEO

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HealthInfoNet’s board of directors announced Thursday that Shaun Alfreds is the Portland-based nonprofit’s new CEO and executive director.

Husson expands graduate nursing program for online offerings

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Husson University’s School of Nursing is launching a new fully online track for its master of science in nursing program this fall that focuses on educational leadership.

Mercy Hospital receives $2.75M gift to advance its consolidation

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At a ceremony Monday marking its centennial, Mercy Hospital announced a $2.75 million capital campaign commitment from the family of Dr. Harry E. Davis, Mercy's first and longtime chairman of...