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MaineHealth Hospitals Earn a Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of ‘A’

November 10, 2021: PORTLAND, Maine – Franklin Memorial Hospital, Maine Medical Center, Mid Coast Hospital, Pen Bay Medical Center and Southern Maine Health Care have each received a Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of ‘A.’ This is the second fall in a row that all five eligible MaineHealth hospitals received the highest hospital safety grade that [...]

MaineHealth signals capacity challenges for health care system likely to continue in the months ahead

October 26, 2021 PORTLAND, Maine – Leaders from across MaineHealth, northern New England’s largest health system, said today that they expect capacity challenges for the region’s health care industry to persist in the months ahead and asked for understanding from patients and support from the community and policy makers. [...]

U.S. News & World Report Names MMC ‘Best Regional Hospital’ for Ninth Straight Year

MMC also earned a “high performing” rating in 13 common procedures and conditions. July 26, 2021: PORTLAND, Maine – U.S. News & World Report has named Maine Medical Center (MMC) as the best hospital in Maine for 2021-2022. It is the ninth consecutive year that the hospital has been named as a “Best Regional Hospital.” [...]

MaineHealth makes significant workforce investment, raising wages for its care team members starting Aug. 8

July 21, 2021: PORTLAND, Maine – MaineHealth, northern New England’s largest health system and Maine’s largest private employer, announced today that it is making a $61 million investment in its workforce by raising wages across its system, including setting a system-wide minimum wage for the organization of $17 per hour. The wage [...]

MMC celebrates two new oncology floors in the expanded newly named Coulombe Family Tower

December 03, 2019: PORTLAND, Maine – Maine Medical Center (MMC) celebrated two new floors dedicated to oncology at an open house and ribbon cutting in the hospital’s Coulombe Family Tower Wednesday. The Susan Donnell Konkel Pavilion for Surgical Oncology and the Marshall L. and Susan Gibson Pavilion for Medical [...]

MMC Announces $10.5 M in Philanthropic Pledges

June 10, 2019: PORTLAND, Maine – Maine Medical Center (MMC) has received a $7.5 million pledge from Paul and Giselaine Coulombe and their daughter, Michelle Coulombe-Hagerty. This is the largest commitment by an individual family in MMC’s history. Inspired by the Coulombe family’s generosity, Linda and Diana Bean of [...]

MMC receives $4M gift from Lisa Gorman, children and spouses of Leon Gorman to support new medical building

November 20, 2018: PORTLAND, Maine – Maine Medical Center announced today an extraordinarily generous gift of $4 million provided by Lisa Gorman and the children of L.L. Bean Chairman Emeritus Leon Gorman and their spouses: Jeff and Sonya Gorman, and Jennifer and Bennett Wilson. The gift continues the Gorman [...]

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