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Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2022-2023, 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 700 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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MaineHealth Purchases Union Station Plaza
MaineHealth, parent company of the state’s largest hospital, Maine Medical Center, has no plans to develop the property at this time.
The Leapfrog Group Names MMC, SMHC As 2022 Top Teaching Hospitals
Maine Medical Center (MMC) and Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) each have been named a 2022 Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. This national award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive for health care quality and safety. The news also comes just weeks after Money.com, in partnership with Leapfrog, named both hospitals to its list of Best Hospitals in America for Billing Ethics.
Buy a Christmas Tree, Benefit The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital
The restaurant in Portland’s West End is selling a limited number of locally-sourced trees with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital.
MMC Earns an ‘A’ For Safety from Leapfrog Group
This is the fifth consecutive six-month period in which Maine Medical Center has received the highest hospital safety grade from The Leapfrog Group
MaineHealth, Northern Light Health warn of strained capacity from RSV, other illnesses
The unprecedented rise in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) among babies and toddlers in Maine is now creating a significant strain on pediatric inpatient capacity across the region.
Medical experts from both health systems ask families to take steps to stay healthy this winter.
Congress Street Detour set for Nov 4 & 5
Congress Street will be closed between Forest and Weymouth streets on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, to accommodate the removal of the large tower crane that has been used to construct Maine Medical Center’s new Malone Family Tower.
Physicians Join Maine Medical Partners
Maine Medical Partners announces the following new hires.
MMC ‘Tops Off’ Malone Family Tower with Traditional Ceremony
Beam signed by MMC care team members added to new Congress Street building
MMC Nurses Achieve Fourth Consecutive ANCC Magnet Recognition®
The recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center is considered the gold standard for nursing quality.
MaineHealth and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine Reach Agreement
MaineHealth and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine today announced they have reached an agreement that will keep Maine Medical Center in Anthem’s care provider network for the next two years.