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MaineHealth's dynamic duo chart a new course for the health system and its member hospitals

Renee Cordes |

One's a strategy guy known for his directness, the other more of a people person.

Mainebiz's Business Leaders of the Year 2019

This year we recognize leaders who started a manufacturing business, are revitalizing a downtown and are leading investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in health care and veterans'...

MEMIC taking applications for 'Families of Injured Workers' scholarships

Staff |

Portland-based MEMIC has awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 34 young scholars through that program since 2001 for families of workers injured on the job.

Here's how federal CMS rates Maine's 34 hospitals for quality

James McCarthy |

Three of Maine's 34 hospitals have received the top quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in its newly updated ratings for more than 4,500 Medicare-certified hospitals in...

CMMC becomes state's third depot for mother's milk donations

Staff |

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston has become the third location in Maine where women can drop off human milk donations for a regional milk bank that provides milk to premature and sick babies.

Medicaid expansion spurs state initiative to open call center in Wilton

Staff |

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

James McCarthy |

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

Staff |

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.