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Something is always happening at MaineHealth. Keep up to date on the latest news from MaineHealth and its members.

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2016

New Hospitals & Health Care Providers Join Successful, Cutting-Edge Federal Initiative That Cuts Costs & Puts Patients at the Center of Their Care

MaineHealth Annual Health Index Report Points to Progress, Challenges

MaineHealth Launches Food Fight for National Nutrition Month

New Partnership Strengthens Home Health Care in Midcoast and Southern Maine

National Report Shows Better Wellbeing and Better Care for Maine Seniors

CarePartners Celebrates 15 Years of Caring for Maine Communities

MaineHealth Selects New Chief Medical Officer

MaineHealth Selects New Chief Information Officer

Eleven MaineHealth Hospitals and Affiliates Recognized for Tobacco-Free Initiatives

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2015

Forum to Discuss Health Trends and What to do About Them

MaineHealth to Partner with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to Enhance Quality Cancer Care in Northern New England

Childhood Vaccination Rates Drive Maine’s Rise in 2015 America’s Health Rankings® Report

MaineHealth Awarded Two MeHAF Grants to Expand Access to Care

MaineHealth Hospitals Awarded Gold Level for Tobacco-Free Initiatives

MaineHealth Names New Appointments to Board of Trustees at Annual Corporators Meeting

Raising Readers Donates New Children’s Books to 120 Small & Rural Libraries

MaineHealth Awarded $1M Grant to Improve Children’s Oral Health

From the First Tooth Awarded Grant from Northeast Delta Dental Foundation

Maine Leads Nation in Clinical Care for Older Adults

MaineHealth’s Cassandra Cote Grantham Named 2015 Childhood Immunization Champion for Maine

MaineHealth Names Al Swallow Executive Vice President and Treasurer

MaineHealth Releases Annual Health Index Report

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2014

Two MaineHealth Programs Receive $125K in Grants to Expand their Reach

Three MaineHealth Hospitals Awarded 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction

Eleven MaineHealth Hospitals and Affiliates Recognized for Tobacco-Free Initiatives

LincolnHealth, MaineHealth, Announce Transformational Gift for Health Improvement in Boothbay Region

MMC, MaineHealth Welcome New Chief of Cardiac Services

MaineHealth Names New Board of Trustee Members at Annual Corporators Meeting

MaineHealth Members Lead State in Reducing Readmissions

Franklin Community Health Network to Join MaineHealth October 1

MaineHealth Launches New Online Learning Center

MaineHealth President Bill Caron featured in Maine magazine

Maine magazine’s “50 People Shaping Our State” includes profiles of MaineHealth board member Sara Burns & senior vice president Deborah Deatrick

Maine Mental Health Partners Becomes Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Hancock County Is Healthiest in Maine; Piscataquis County Is Least Healthy, According to New Rankings

‘A Matter of Balance’ Fall Management Program Receives National Recognition for Lowering Healthcare Costs

HomeHealth Visiting Nurses Names New CEO

MaineHealth’s CarePartners Receives Grant to Further Their Efforts to Enroll Mainers in ACA Health Plans

MaineHealth’s From the First Tooth Receives Grant to Improve Children’s Oral Health

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2013

York County to Benefit from Expansion of MaineHealth's CarePartners Program

State Approvals Received for Memorial Hospital’s MaineHealth Membership

MaineHealth Announces New Chief Information Officer

MaineHealth Receives Award for Efforts to Create Smoke-Free Environments

Aetna Announces Five Accountable Care Agreements in Maine

MaineHealth Achieves Quality Goals & Significant Cost Savings through Harvard Pilgrim ACO

Hospitals Disband VitalNetwork Program - Lack of reimbursement makes this move necessary while improved processes ensure continued high quality care

A Healthy Collaboration - MaineHealth, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield In Maine Announce New Agreement to Improve Quality and Decrease the Cost of Care

MaineHealth Board Approves Memorial Hospital Membership 

Matter of Balance Program Highlighted in National Report

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2012

MaineHealth 2012 Health Index Report:  Six Key Health Indicators Highlight Successes and Challenges in State

MaineHealth Awarded $2.4 Million to Help Create Healthier Communities in 7 Maine Counties 

Nationally Recognized Program Brings Medical Community Together for 1st Annual Let’s Go! Childhood Obesity Conference

Goodall Hospital Receives Final Approval to Join MaineHealth

MaineHealth to Participate as a Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization

CMS Announces 89 New Accountable Care Organizations

MaineHealth Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Foundation Award

Forum Draws Diverse Audience to Address County’s Health Needs

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2011

Modest Gains Made in Maine's Health Status in 2011

Home Health Care Agencies to Join Forces in Southern Maine

CarePartners Celebrates 10 Years Helping Low-Income & Uninsured Maine People Get Comprehensive Healthcare

MaineHealth Selected as Innovation Partner in National High-Value Health Collaborative

Statewide Community Health Needs Assessment Released

MaineHealth Launches Cancer Resource Center Site Encourages Colorectal Cancer Screening

MMC Physician-Hospital Organization Selected For Medicare Imaging Demonstration

MaineHealth Expands Community Health Improvement Efforts, Launches First Health Index Report to Track Progress on Six Key Health Indicators

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2010

MaineHealth, Maine PHO and Synernet Consolidate Operations to Increase Efficiency and Save Money on Office Space

Pen Bay Healthcare Joins MaineHealth

Let's Go! Among National Experts Selected to Create and Manage New Prevention Center for Healthy Weight to Address Obesity in Children and Families

MaineHealth Receives Portland Regional Chamber’s Henri A. Benoit Award for Leadership in the Private Sector

University of New England to Conduct Health Survey for OneMaine Health Collaborative

MaineHealth's Laurie Mitchell Receives Wellness Championship Leadership Award From Wellness Council of Maine

Raising Readers Celebrates 10 Years and 1.3 Million Books

MaineHealth Named #26 Healthcare Delivery Network Nationwide Ranking Based on Quality, Scope of Services & Efficiency

Cardiology Practice Groups Partner with MaineHealth

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2009

MaineHealth Hospitals Named Top Rural Hospitals by National Leapfrog Group

Community Benefit Report Spotlights Quality of Unreimbursed Care Across MaineHealth System

Barbara Chilmonczyk, M.D., Receives American Lung Association in Maine's 2009 Roselle Huddilston Award

MaineHealth Awarded $185K Grant to Help Patients Make Informed Healthcare Decisions

Parents of Kids w/Asthma Urged to Complete Action Plan & Get Seasonal Flu Shot

MaineHealth Buys Portland Office Building to Consolidate Operations

Goodall Hospital Enters Agreement to Become MaineHealth Member

MaineHealth Appoints Robert Frank to Deputy General Counsel

MaineHealth Awarded $35,000 Grant to Improve Patient Safety

New Organization Aims To Improve Mental Healthcare Access, Quality, And Cost

Early Childhood Dental Program Takes Aim At Tooth Decay

Waldo County Healthcare Joins MaineHealth System

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