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MaineHealth Appoints Robert Frank to Deputy General Counsel

July 27, 2009 

Portland, Maine, July 27, 2009 — MaineHealth, a not-for-profit integrated healthcare system of leading, high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations, announced today the appointment of Robert S. Frank to the new position of deputy general counsel of MaineHealth.

Frank joins MaineHealth from Harvey & Frank, a Portland-based law firm he and the late Chuck Harvey founded in 1995. Frank started his legal career in San Francisco and moved to Maine in 1982 to become a Maine assistant attorney general, a position he held until 1987. He practiced at the Portland law firm Verrill Dana from 1987 to 1995 and held appointments as visiting lecturer in antitrust law at the University of Maine Law School from 1987 to 1990.

For the past 20 years, Frank regularly provided legal representation to MaineHealth and its members on a variety of regulatory, litigation and legislative matters. He has also represented physicians and other healthcare providers in professional liability, privilege and credentialing, licensing, business and employment litigation, and strategic planning matters.

Frank earned his undergraduate degree in physics from Emory University in Atlanta, and his law degree from Yale Law School. He lives in Falmouth and is a member of the Mid Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Institute for Italian Studies. 

About MaineHealth
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit family of leading, high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations working together so their communities are the healthiest in America. Ranked among the nation’s top 100 integrated healthcare delivery networks, MaineHealth’s member organizations include Maine Medical Center, Miles Memorial Hospital, St. Andrews Hospital & Healthcare Center, Southern Maine Medical Center, Stephens Memorial Hospital, Waldo County General Hospital, Spring Harbor Hospital, HomeHealth Visiting Nurses, Maine Physician Hospital Organization, NorDx and Synernet. Affiliates of MaineHealth include MaineGeneral Medical Center, Mid Coast Hospital, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Penobscot Bay Medical Center.

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