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Saco considers ConvenientMD clinic proposal

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The city of Saco is considering plans for construction of a ConvenientMD urgent-care health center at 506 Main St., currently the site of Rosa Linda’s Family Restaurant.

Athenahealth, with 950 workers in Belfast, to be sold for $5.7B cash

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Athenahealth Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), one of Waldo County's largest employers with 950 workers at its Belfast offices, announced Monday it had entered an agreement to be acquired by private-equity firm...

Here's how Maine hospitals fared in latest Leapfrog safety rankings

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Maine fell three spots, but still remains in the top 10 states with the safest hospitals, according to the Leapfrog Group's fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades.

Unum acquires California dental HMO

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Insurance provider Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), which employs 2,800 people in Maine, has acquired Jaimini Health Inc., a dental health maintenance organization headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Northern Light Health ACO partners with Boston tech firm

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Northern Light Beacon Health ACO will partner with a Boston tech firm to implement a system for coordinating patient care in real time between different health care providers throughout the state.

Northern Light Health pursues two pharmacy expansions to meet new safety rules

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and the Lafayette Family Cancer Center in Brewer are seeking licenses and permits to expand their pharmacies in order to meet new pharmacy...

Central Maine Healthcare expands partnership with Central Maine Orthopaedics

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Central Maine Healthcare and Central Maine Orthopaedics announced an expanded partnership Monday that the organizations say will increase capacity for the Auburn orthopedics practice, strengthen...

U.S. News & World Report: Maine among the best for nursing home care

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Maine ranks among the top states for the quality of care at nursing homes, according to the U.S. News & World Report's latest nationwide evaluation.

Final OK given to unification plan for MaineHealth's member hospitals

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Corporators of MaineHealth gave final approval Thursday to the unification plan in which MaineHealth's Maine-based hospital members will become a single not-for-profit entity on Jan. 1.

Mayo Regional Hospital’s proposed merger with Northern Light Health hits speed bump

The proposed merger of Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft and Brewer-based Northern Light Health (formerly known as Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems) is on hold, following a Piscataquis County...