Western Maine Health

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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MaineHealth recognized as top place to work

Becker’s Healthcare, a leading industry publication, selected MaineHealth as one of the best 150 organizations for which to work across the entire health care industry.

MaineHealth Announces Unified Identity Across its Health Care System

The new approach, which includes renaming local hospitals and medical practices, will make it easier for patients to navigate their care.

Stephens Memorial Hospital Awards Grants to Local 501(c)(3) Organizations

The Stephens Grant program supports local non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations to promote and implement sustainable initiatives focused on health and wellness in the Stephens Memorial Hospital service area.

Stephens Memorial Hospital Welcomes Dr Kim Perreault as New Chief Medical Officer

Stephens Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kim Perreault as the new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Perreault takes over for Dr. Ryan Knapp who was recently promoted to the Vice President of Physician and Ambulatory Services for Stephens and MaineHealth Medical Group, Mountain Region.