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Franklin Memorial Hospital Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH) is leading the way when it comes to screening patients for colorectal cancer.
Newsweek names Franklin Memorial Hospital to Best Maternity Hospitals 2021 List
Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH) was recently named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals for providing exceptional care to mothers, newborns and their families.
Franklin Memorial Hospital Honored by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a 2021 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, Maine announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital.
New Executive Leader Appointed at Franklin Community Health Network
Barbara Sergio, a senior director of quality and safety has been named chief operating officer.
MaineHealth Administers First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Front-line Caregivers
Hours after the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine at its hospitals, MaineHealth began inoculating team members who provide direct care to patients infected with the novel coronavirus.
MaineHealth Hospitals Earn a Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of ‘A’
All five MaineHealth hospitals eligible for a grade from Leapfrog received the highest safety score offered.
MaineHealth Establishes Plan for Inoculating Front-line Care Givers Following State Plan for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines
The health system expects to be able to vaccinate all its front-line care team members following the delivery of a second allotment that is expected to include both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Franklin Memorial Hospital safety survey finds no deficiencies in infection prevention
Nineteen hospital care team members have tested positive for the coronavirus. The positive cases are not thought to pose a significant risk to patients as hospital staff has been consistent in the use of protective equipment shown to minimize transmission.