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Greater Portland Health lands $728K in federal grants


Greater Portland Health is to receive $727,846 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced on Tuesday.

EMHS Foundation names veteran philanthropist as president


M. Michelle Hood, president and CEO of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, announced that Mike Smith has been named president of the EMHS Foundation, the philanthropy organization that supports EMHS...

LincolnHealth also votes to unify with MaineHealth

The LincolnHealth’s board of trustees has joined Franklin Community Health Network in adopting a proposal that would align all 10 of MaineHealth’s member organizations under a single...

$14M Holbrook Memory Care residence opens at Piper Shores


Piper Shores adult living complex in Scarborough unveiled the new 30-unit Holbrook Memory Care and Assisted Living apartment complex, which cost $14 million and took 18 months to build.

Franklin Community Health Network adopts unification with MaineHealth


Franklin Community Health Network's board of trustees on Tuesday adopted a proposal for the organization to join with other members of the MaineHealth system in forming a single financial and...

Renovation of Millinocket health clinic helped by guaranteed federal loan


The Katahdin Valley Health Center received approval for a $2.2 million guaranteed loan through the Rural Development's Community Facilities Guaranteed Loans program of the U.S. Department of...

Veteran health care leader named CEO of Maine Health Management Coalition


The Maine Health Management Coalition has hired a veteran health care innovator as its new president and CEO.

Existing use at former Spurwink facility paves way for $1M deal

Laurie Schreiber |

The purchase of a former Spurwink Services Inc. facility will allow a group of partners to establish a much-needed facility for individuals suffering from substance use disorder.

EMHS joins lawsuit over federal reductions in medication payments


Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems has joined the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges and America's Essential Hospitals in pursuing legal action to...

MaineCare expansion faces challenges at federal level as well

Gov. Paul LePage's refusal to implement Medicaid expansion approved by 59% of Maine voters on Tuesday until it's fully funded isn't the only hurdle advocates of the expansion will face in their...