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Strength of the System

We are proud to be part of MaineHealth, Maine's largest integrated system of high-quality health care providers and organizations.

About Western Maine Health

Committed to Caring Since 1957

Western Maine Health is committed to providing high-quality health care services and health education to the communities we serve. Stephens Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital that has been recognized by the Leapfrog Group as one of the Top Rural Hospitals in the nation. We are proud to be a part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.

The Western Maine Health care team embodies the friendly, community-oriented values for which the people of Maine are known. We attract caring, patient and dedicated professionals with an ability to view life through our customers' eyes – a trait that is necessary to deliver high-quality health services with care and compassion.

Our Community

Located in the beautiful western foothills of Maine, Norway is a scenic affordable community in the heart of a four-season recreational area. Surrounded by lakes and ponds, Norway is a haven for boating, swimming, fishing and ice skating. The nearby mountains provide hiking with views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range. Family ski resorts, including Sunday River, are less than an hour away. If you prefer

Strategic Plan

Western Maine Health is part of the MaineHealth integrated health system. We work together toward common goals established by a shared strategic plan.

Mission, Vision & Values

All MaineHealth care team members share the same mission, vision & values. We are working together to make our communities the healthiest in America.

Community Health Needs Assessment

MaineHealth partners with community based organizations, schools, businesses and government agencies to understand and address factors impacting the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Every three years, non-profit hospitals are required to conduct a community health needs assessment and develop strategies to address these needs through a community health implementation plan.

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Federal, state officials to visit Stephens Memorial Hospital in support of maternity care in rural communities
With rural services for expectant mothers in Maine at a critical juncture, the administrator of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration will speak, along with state officials and health care providers at a press conference set for 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29.
Maine Behavioral Healthcare Appoints Fellowship-trained Clinician to Lead Nursing Services
Jason Rosenberg, MSN will bring more than 10 years’ experience in nurse leadership to the state’s leading provider of behavioral health services.
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.
Stephens Memorial Hospital to Host Access to Care Open House on June 29th
Stephens Memorial Hospital will hold an open house to celebrate MaineHealth’s Access to Care program, which for 20 years has connected our community’s most vulnerable populations to affordable health insurance and free and low cost health care and medications.