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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.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

MaineHealth organizations meet all applicable federal civil rights laws. MaineHealth organizations do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. MaineHealth organizations do not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. Learn more about our nondiscrimination policy.

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Update on changes to MaineHealth locations due to Lewiston incident

Learn about impacts to MaineHealth locations due to recent events in Lewiston, Maine.

October 26 Statement from MaineHealth on Lewiston Shooting

On Oct. 25, Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) transferred one patient injured in the Lewiston shootings to Maine Medical Center (MMC). That patient has since been discharged.

Masking No Longer Required at MaineHealth Facilities on May 1

Masks will be available for all, and required in areas and circumstances where appropriate under health care protocols

Western Maine Health selects health care leader with broad experience to be its next president

Jeff Noblin, FACHE, who most recently served as the CEO of Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, replaces Andrea Patstone, who was promoted to a regional president’s role with MaineHealth.