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Date:6/21/2017 11:17:14 AM

Northern Maine Medical Center Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Sirois was installed as chair of the Maine Hospital Association Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 21, at the Association’s annual Summer Forum at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. 

Critical Care Social Worker is 2017 MHA Caregiver of the Year

Date:6/21/2017 10:59:31 AM

Lois Latour, LCSW, EMMC’s critical care social worker, has spent countless hours in her career helping patients and families navigate the challenges during one of the most difficult times of their lives.

Maine Hospital Association Testimony on Maine’s Proposed Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver

Date:5/17/2017 4:19:59 PM

The Maine Hospital Association has serious concerns with a proposal to impose new work requirements, monthly premiums and asset tests for MaineCare recipients.  

MHA Urges House Members to Vote No on ACA Replacement

Date:3/22/2017 11:53:51 AM

The Maine Hospital Association (MHA) today urged Maine’s members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote against the American Health Care Act (AHCA), saying the legislation is bad for Maine hospitals and their patients. 

Letter to Maine's Congressional Delegation RE: ACA Repeal

Date:1/20/2017 4:23:36 PM

The Maine Hospital Association has sent Maine's Congressional delegation letters detailing the devastating impact that repealing the Affordable Care Act would have if an adequate replacement is not enacted. 

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At a recent national webinar, Sue Devoe, RN, BSN, Director of Quality, Licensing and Accreditation at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), and Sharon Berz, Director of Long Term Care at the Aroostook Area Agency on Aging (AAAA) were guest presenters to a national audience of peers on a partnership the two organizations created to support patients in the transition from hospital to home. Implemented nearly two years ago, the partnership of NMMC and AAAA was intended to improve the quality of life of patients, to assist them to thrive in their home and to reduce readmission to the hospital.
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2017 Advanced Trustee Orientation: Hot Topics

The Advanced Orientation - Meeting the Current Challenges of Healthcare Governance: Hot Topics Discussion will feature in-depth discussion of several topics of particular importance to today's trustees. Highly respected governance expert Eric Lister, MD, who continues to receive rave reviews from past participants, will lead the program. This will be a highly interactive session. Participants are asked to compe prepared to discuss their own issues and challenges.

Date: 9/29/2017
2017 Basic Trustee Orientation

The Basic Orientation - Healthcare Governance: Roles and Responsibilities of a Trustee is designed for newer board members. It will focus on the fundamental duties of hospital trustees. Highly respected governance expert Eric Lister, MD, who continues to receive rave reviews from past participants, will lead the program.

Date: 9/28/2017
HIIN Culture of Safety Program

MHA, through the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), has partnered with the Maine Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services Sentinel Event Program to offer a Culture of Safety Program on Thursday, September 21 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at MHA’s conference room in Augusta.

All Maine hospitals, regardless of HIIN participation, are encouraged to attend.  There is no cost to participate (optional box lunches will be available for purchase at the event).  Registration materials (pre-registration is required) will be available within the coming weeks.

Date: 9/21/2017

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