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MaineHealth Awarded $1.2 Million Federal Grant for Statewide Overdose Prevention
Project DHARMA is a collaboration between MaineHealth and several other organizations across the state to prevent overdoses and infections through harm reduction programs.
Memorial Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Services to Children Under 5 Years of Age
“We are now able to administer a COVID-19 vaccine to all age groups,” says Memorial’s Emergency Management Coordinator Will Owen RN. “This approval is another step in controlling this pandemic.”
Emotional Message by MMC ICU Nurses Earns MaineHealth Videographer a Regional Emmy® Award
Videographer Charlie Berg won in the category of health/medical-short form content for the story entitled, ‘Inside View of Maine Medical Center ICU Nurses Caring for Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients.’
First Medical Assistant Cohort Completes Coursework
Students participated in a credit-bearing apprenticeship program aimed at filling open positions at Memorial’s primary care practices.
Memorial financial assistance programs live on through MaineHealth Access to Care
In 2021, Memorial’s Access to Care team helped almost 2,000 people in NH and ME through their various programs, worked with more than 225 residents to complete prescription assistance applications totaling $2.5 million, and guided more than 500 people through Medicaid or Affordable Care Act application processes.
Federal arbitrator in Indiana rules against Anthem practices that are similar to insurer’s disputed approach in Maine
The problems that led MaineHealth to remove its flagship hospital from the Anthem network starting in 2023 have created controversy across the country.
Memorial Hospital Announces Changes to COVID-19 Testing Hours
With testing demand declining and community options increasing, Memorial Hospital is reducing hours in its public COVID-19 Testing Center.
MaineHealth gives notice to remove Maine Medical Center from Anthem’s health insurance network beginning in 2023
The health system recognizes the decision could be disruptive for people with Anthem coverage, but the issues at stake threaten MaineHealth’s ability to provide the same level of care.
MaineHealth, agilon health agree to form partnership supporting primary care for Medicare Advantage patients
The organizations plan to enter a long-term partnership that will enable a greater investment in value-based models of care, emphasizing preventive services and chronic care management for MaineHealth’s senior patients.
Memorial Announces COVID Vaccine Clinic Move to Main Hospital Campus
Memorial Hospital is moving its community vaccine clinic to its primary care offices as vaccine demand declines.