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Portland’s Amistad recovery center expands to Bath

Amistad, a peer support and recovery center in Portland, has expanded into Bath.

Mercy hires seasoned administrator for key leadership role

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Mercy Hospital in Portland has hired a new leader for its physician practices. David Fernandez, who comes from Summit Medical Group in New Jersey, will serve as a vice president, overseeing the...

Jackson Lab's new Ellsworth production facility now open for business

Laurie Schreiber |

Jackson Laboratory opened its new Charles E. Hewett Center — a 134,900-square-foot mouse production facility, called a “vivarium” — in Ellsworth on Aug. 23.

Daniel Hanley Center names this year’s cohort of ‘health leaders’

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The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership, a Portland-based nonprofit working to transform Maine’s health and health care sectors, announced the names of its 12th Health...

Northern Maine universities pursue ways to attract and keep more nurses in rural Maine

Renee Cordes |

An academic partnership between the University of Maine campuses at Fort Kent and Presque Isle to offer a nursing degree and Husson University's $3 million Wellness and Learning Center that will...

Federal grant to help Healthy Living for ME ‘self-care’ programs

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Healthy Living for ME, a partnership between three area agencies on aging organizations, has received an $840,000 federal grant.

U.S. News & World Report names MMC ‘Best Regional Hospital’

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U.S. News & World Report today named Maine Medical Center as a “Best Regional Hospital” for the sixth consecutive year and as the best hospital in Maine in 2018-19. MMC also was...

Minimum wage hike a factor in West Paris nursing home’s plans to close

The 2016 law raising Maine’s minimum wage coupled with inadequate payments for MaineCare residents are the two reasons cited by a West Paris nursing home for its planned closure in 60 days.

Central Maine Healthcare's new Topsham Care Center is up and running

Maureen Milliken |

New England Cancer Specialists is the first provider to open in the 44,000-square-foot space that once housed Best Buy and The Dollar Store at 105 Topsham Fair Mall Road.

New recovery center to open in Portland

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The new Pine Tree Recovery Center, at 17 Bishop St. in Portland, is scheduled to open Aug. 8.