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Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2020-2021, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more than 9,600 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit www.mmc.org.

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National Institutes of Health awards MaineHealth $12.8M
Maine Medical Center Research Institute will establish a Center for Biomedical Research Excellence to reduce rural healthcare disparities in acute care.
The Downs high-volume COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens to patients in Scarborough
The 30,000-square foot clinic will have the capacity to vaccinate up to 2,000 people a day, thanks to the contributions of community partners, led by Scarborough-based Crossroads Holdings
MaineHealth clinic in Westbrook begins vaccinating Maine residents ages 70+ against COVID-19
The MaineHealth clinic in Westbrook will vaccinate patients qualified as Phase 1B under Maine CDC guidelines six days a week by appointment only.

MaineHealth Welcomes New Vice President of Academic Affairs
Kneka Smith, EdD, MPH brings over two decades of academic affairs and health care education leadership experience to this new role.
Maine Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2021
Sarah and George Reiche’s baby girl, Winnie, was born at 1:58 a.m.
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.
Physicians Join Maine Medical Partners
Maine Medical Partners announces the following new hires.
Maine Medical Center Further Reduces Visitation to Manage COVID-19 Surge
The new policy is effective Friday, Dec. 4 and reduces visitors in patient care units and waiting areas.