Press Releases

Date: 06/02/2022

The Maine Hospital Association (MHA) has selected Nirav Shah, MD, JD, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as this year’s MHA Caregiver of the Year.

Date: 06/25/2020

Dr. Steve Diaz, MD, chief medical officer for MaineGeneral Health in Augusta, has been installed as chair of the Maine Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Directors.

Date: 06/19/2019

Karen Rumo, a psychiatric technician at Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook, has been selected as the 2019 Maine Hospital Association Caregiver of the Year.


Date: 06/19/2019

John Ronan, president of Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital (BHH), in Blue Hill, and Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital (MCH) in Ellsworth, was installed as chair of the Maine Hospital Association Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 19, at the Association’s annual Summer Forum at the Samoset Resort in Rockport.


Date: 04/10/2019

As part of the American Hospital Association's Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, MHA met with staff from Maine's Congressional Delegation to discuss hospitals' federal priorities

Date: 03/20/2019

Please support LD 1350: An Act To Improve Rural Health Care, Read more about it at ProtectRuralME.orgPublic Hearing 9 a.m., Friday, May 3, 209 Cross Office Building

Date: 06/25/2018

Jennifer Cavalari, DO, a hospitalist at Houlton Regional Hospital, has been selected to be the Maine Hospital Association’s Caregiver of the Year.

Date: 03/28/2018

The Maine Hospital Association has released a new report that describes the economic contributions of hospitals in each Maine county.
View the report here.

Date: 06/25/2014

The Maine Hospital Association (MHA) is partnering with Let’s Go!, an award-winning obesity prevention program of The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, to help increase healthy eating and active living wherever kids live, learn, work and play.

Opinion Editorials

Date: 04/10/2012

Cost-shifting is real in Maine but Maine lawmakers have the power to keep it from becoming worse. 

Date: 04/12/2012

Maine offers higher quality hospital care than any other state in the country, according to data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare Web site (

Date: 12/02/2011

One of our physician colleagues tells it like this: "Imagine being run over by a
Mack truck...


All media inquiries should be directed to:

Becky Schnur, Director of Communications

Maine Hospital Association
33 Fuller Road
Augusta, ME  04330

Phone: (207) 622-4794