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Fentanyl drives 11% increase in Maine's drug overdose deaths

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Drug overdose deaths increased by 11% in 2017, driven by a sharp increase of 27% in deaths due to illegal fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances that can be even more potent.

19 positions eliminated as Bangor-based Miller Drug restructures

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Miller Drug, a part of Affiliated Pharmacy Services, a division of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, is eliminating 19 positions as part of a restructuring that began more than a year ago to keep...

York Hospital proposing to build acute rehab center

York Hospital is partnering with Northeast Rehabilitation Network to build a 20,000-square-foot addition to the hospital to serve as a 20-bed acute rehabilitation center.

MMC first hospital in Maine to be certified as Comprehensive Stroke Center

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Maine Medical Center became the first hospital in Maine to be certified by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Comprehensive Stroke...

MaineHealth awarded $274K grant to improve rural telehealth network

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $274,092 grant to MaineHealth to enhance its telehealth capabilities in rural areas.

Jackman health clinic seeks state’s help to maintain 24-hour service

Residents of Jackman are asking state lawmakers for $500,000 to maintain 24-hour services at the Jackman Community Health Center.

Southern Maine Health Care names new CEO to succeed Ed McGeachey

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Southern Maine Health Care has named Nathan Howell, a health care executive with national experience and ties to Maine, as the organization's CEO, effective May 21.

Nursing enrollment up 11% at Maine's public universities

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A focused effort to expand nursing education in response to projected health care workforce shortages has expanded nursing enrollment in Maine's public universities by 11% in the last seven years.

Consumers for Affordable Health Care names its new director

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Consumers for Affordable Health Care announced the appointment of Ann L. Woloson as the Augusta-base nonprofit organization’s next executive director.

Grant from EMMC kickstarts museum exhibit aimed at kids

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Funded with $30,000 from Eastern Maine Medical Center and a donation from Dr. Marcus Wilkerson and Dr. Terrin Porter of Bangor Children's Dentistry, who also provided free labor, an educational...

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