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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.
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.’
Kennebunk Walk-In Care Reopening
Will be open for Urgent Care needs Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. No appointment needed.
Southern Maine Health Care Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for safety
This recognition marks the 9th consecutive ‘A’ for Southern Maine Health Care.
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.
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.
MaineHealth Named One of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes
The not-for-profit health care provider ranked 13th among the 500 companies with 1,000 or more employees cited by the magazine.
SMHC Welcomes New Primary Care Providers to Biddeford, Kennebunk, and Sanford
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is pleased to welcome new primary care providers, Keith J. Bourgeois, NP, RN, to Kennebunk, Eric Eisenberg, MD, to Sanford, Karyn R. A. King, MD, to Kennebunk, Robert Lyman, DO, to Biddeford, Daniel North, DO, to Kennebunk, and Brittany Grace Whitaker, DO, to Sanford primary care practices.
MaineHealth Further Refines its Return to Work Policy in Line with CDC Guidance
The health care system is using the latest science to set standards for return to work protocols for care team members who contract COVID-19.