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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. 

DHHS Update on Prescription Monitoring Program Changes

Date:12/20/2016 7:25:59 PM

Letter to providers from the Department of Health & Human Services about enforcement of changes to the Prescription Monitoring Program

MHA selected to join a national Hospital Improvement Innovation Network to improve patient safety

Date:10/17/2016 4:31:13 PM

The Maine Hospital Association is working with the Health Research and Educational Trust of the American Hospital Association on a national initiative to reduce preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network contracts are part of a broader effort to transform our healthcare system into one that works better for the American people and for the Medicare program.

Targeting Triple Aim--New for 2016

Date:10/6/2016 10:53:57 AM

The Triple Aim is a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to optimize healthcare system.

Hospital Issues for State Candidates

Date:9/14/2016 11:34:28 AM

MHA has sent Maine legislative candidates Hospital Issues for State Candidates, a resource to educate them about the issues facing hospitals and their importance to their districts.

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(news release from Down East Community Hospital )
A special luncheon took place at the Bluebird Restaurant last week to congratulate the Emergency Department Expansion Capital Campaign Committee on reaching their $1.5 million goal and to thank them for all of their hard work throughout the year.  The campaign to raise $1.5 million for the DECH Emergency Department expansion began just one year ago and, in that time, the Capital Campaign Committee not only met their goal, they surpassed it!
(news release from Northern Maine Medical Center)
Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) was recently highlighted by Healthcare Business Insights (HBI) for its success in launching a clinical quality improvement initiative.
(news release from Eastern Maine Medical Center)

Achieving peak athletic performance begins with having the tools to reduce the risk of injury, train for success, follow the right nutrition plan, and focus both on the mental and physical components of reaching an athlete’s fullest potential. In February and March, EMMC Sports Health will help competitive athletes, weekend warriors, and everyone in between gain the knowledge to perform their best during a free educational series.

(news release from Mount Desert Island Hospital)
Can you imagine what this island would be like without a hospital? This is one of the questions posed by local filmmaker Peter Logue, in the new collaborative documentary-style film, “Celebrating MDI Hospital: A history of caring. A community of healing. A legacy of giving,” set to premiere at the Southwest Harbor Memorial Library on Tuesday, February 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
(news release from St. Joseph Hospital )
St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor has just begun a partnership with the Good Shepherd Food Bank, establishing the Community Health and Hunger Initiative. The pilot program will help ensure that patients of St. Joe’s 5 provider practices in the Bangor area who are lacking food are directed to community resources for help.
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2017 Summer Forum


June 21-23, 2017
Samoset Resort, Rockport


Date: 6/21/2017 12:00 AM - 6/23/2017 12:00 PM
Block Blood Clots & Tackling VTE Webinar

The presenters will share their 2017 GHA Quality and Patient Safety Award project. This will include the “Plan, Do, Check, Act” components of this project. They will also discuss the results of their project, including sharing with various hospital committees for final approval and staff education.

Date: 3/15/2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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