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Hospital Jobs Produce Maine Jobs

Date:10/25/2013 1:59:48 PM

In 2011, Maine hospitals treated people in their emergency departments 765,481 times, provided outpatient care 6.2 million times, performed 160,685 surgeries and delivered 12,335 babies.  Every year, Maine hospitals provide vital health care services like these to thousands of people.  However, the importance of hospitals to their communities extends far beyond health care.
 

Maine hospitals again rank number 1 in Leapfrog results

Date:10/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

For the second time in a row, Maine hospitals had the highest percentage of “A” grade hospitals in the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores
 
Of the reporting Maine hospitals, 80 percent scored an A, followed by Massachusetts with 76 percent earning an A. 

Maine's Health Insurance Exchange Resources

Date:8/9/2013 10:32:04 AM

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, created a way for consumers to buy affordable health insurance through health insurance exchanges, or marketplaces.  Subsidies, based on income, are available for these products, which will be available beginning October 1, 2013. The Maine Hospital Association has collected links to help consumers and providers learn more about these plans. 

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(news release from Pen Bay Medical Center)
Did you know that stroke is the number four cause of death in this country and the leading cause of adult disability? As part of National Stroke Awareness Month, Pen Bay Healthcare’s Stroke Center will present a free educational program on Thursday, May 8, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Picker Family Resource Center
(news release from The Aroostook Medical Center)
There’s a new addition to TAMC’s Active Medical Staff, and young mouths all over the region will benefit from the collaboration.
(news release from Pen Bay Medical Center)
Please join Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice and Spectrum Generations Bridges Homecare for a free screening of "Consider the Conversation," a documentary about advanced care planning.
(news release from Pen Bay Medical Center)
“Acupuncture for Parkinson’s Disease” is the focus of the next Parkinson’s Support Group area meeting on Tuesday, May 6, from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Anderson Inn, Quarry Hill in Camden.
(news release from Pen Bay Medical Center)
Drivers age 50 and over are invited to attend a half-day AARP Driver Safety Course scheduled on Monday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill in Camden.
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Summer Forum

Mark your calendars and plan to attend MHA’s annual Summer Forum, June 18-20, 2014 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine.

This year’s line-up of speakers includes:

  • Paul H. Keckley, PhD, healthcare entrepreneur, policy analyst and trend spotter on “Healthcare Transformation: What To Expect in Round Two of Health Reform”
  • Quint Studer, Founder, Studer Group, Inc. on “A Culture of High Performance: Achieving Higher Quality at a Lower Cost”
  • Jennifer Page, Patient Advocate, on “The Heart and Art of Patient/Family-Centered Care”
  • John Nance, JD, and Kathleen Bartholomew, RN on “Charting the Couse: Launching Patient-Centric Healthcare”
  • Tanya Lord, MPH, PhD, patient engagement consultant,  on “Noah’s Story: Please Listen”
The conference kicks off Wednesday evening with our Opening Banquet featuring the inauguration of Rebecca Arsenault, CEO, Franklin Memorial Hospital as Chair of the Association as well as the presentation of the Caregiver of the Year Award.  Information regarding room reservations at the Samoset will be available soon.

Location: Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME
Date: 6/18/2014 - 6/20/2014


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