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Community Benefit Report Spotlights Quality of Unreimbursed Care Across MaineHealth System

Portland, ME - October 26, 2009 - MaineHealth, a not-for-profit family of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations, has distributed its community benefit report for fiscal year 2008. The report, which spotlights some of the most compelling human-interest stories across the MaineHealth system, illustrates both the wide range of services provided by the members of MaineHealth and the wide cross-section of people for whom services are provided.

To complement the patient stories, the community benefit report details the financial value of unreimbursed services provided - more than $189 million in fiscal year 2008. The report also includes an overview of many MaineHealth system programs aimed at improving access to preventive and primary care services.

See the report, which was mailed to 10,000 community members, here:

http://www.mainehealth.org/workfiles/mh_about/CommBenefitReportFY08.pdf

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, LincolnHealth – St. Andrews Campus & 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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Contact:
Kimberly McCall
MaineHealth
(207) 541-7582
mccalk1@mainehealth.org

 
 

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