Charlie Therrien to Lead Mercy Hospital


    EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood, FACHE is pleased to announce that Charlie Therrien has been selected as president of Mercy Hospital. Mercy, in Portland, is EMHS’ southernmost member, joining the system more than two years ago. A Catholic hospital, Mercy is EMHS’ only faith-based entity.  Therrien is currently president of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth, which is also an EMHS member. He will remain a senior vice president of EMHS. 

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    EMHS Hospitals Named Most Wired


    Technology is improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dynamic in patient interactions, according to results of the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released earlier this week by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Of the eleven hospitals and healthcare systems recognized in Maine, nine of them represented EMHS.

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    Building Support for Gary's House


    Four construction firms hammered it out on the cooking stage at the annual Gourmet Gala for Gary's House, with the chefs from Thomas & Lord taking home the trophy for "Corporate Chopped Champion." They bested Landry/French, Cianbro and Consigli. 

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    Bishop Deeley Announces Additional Priest Assignment


    Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced that Fr. Donal MacVeigh, S.J., an emeritus professor at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey, will serve as part-time hospital chaplain at Mercy Hospital and Maine Medical Center, both in Portland, and part-time parochial vicar at Our Lady of Hope Parish (St. Joseph Church, Portland; St. Pius X Church, Portland), effective April 15.    

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    National Healthcare Decision Day


    Mercy’s Critical Care Unit (CCU) is supporting the National Healthcare Decisions Day for the fifth year in a row.  National Healthcare Decisions Day is an annual day of awareness in April that serves as a reminder of how important it is to make your own educated healthcare decisions.  National Healthcare Decisions Day focuses on the importance of expressing your personal wishes for care – no matter what they may be.  This can be easily accomplished with the completion of an advance directive.

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    Erica Richards, MSN, CNM, IBCLC Joins All About Women


    Mercy All About Women is excited to announce Erica Richards, MSN, CNM, IBCLC, has returned to the growing practice.  Erica comes to Mercy from Women’s Wellness Comprehensive Care.

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    CHNA Community Forums


    Please join us on Tuesday, February 2nd from 3:00- 5:00pm at St. Joseph’s College 278 Whites Bridge Road Standish, Maine 04084 for an important discussion of the health status of our community and the ways we can work together to improve it.  In the event of a snow storm, we will hold the event on Thursday February 4th from 3:00- 5:00pm at St. Joseph’s College 278 Whites Bridge Road Standish, Maine 04084.

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    Robert J. Masterson Nursing Scholarship Awarded


    Brooke Harris, a student graduating from the University of Maine at Fort Kent School of Nursing, was awarded a $1000 scholarship to assist with her studies. Harris is currently working in the home health field as a nurse, and will be pursuing graduate school.  

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    Dr. Harry E. Davis Pediatric Center Established at Mercy


    The family of the late Harry E. Davis, MD, a beloved pediatrician at Mercy and well-known member of the Portland community, has made a generous gift in support of the program that will forever bear the patriarch’s name.

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