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    • 12 APR 18

    MRH Oncology fundraiser a success

    By Benjamin Barr, Jr.    Lincoln News • April 12, 2018 MILLINOCKET—The word oncology may or may not be known to the general public; certainly to those who have had tumors or cancers or know someone who does knows what it is about and why it is important. Dictionary.com come defines it as “the branch

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    • 12 APR 18

    Hospitals and volunteers: a winning relationship

    By Robbie McKay, Lincoln News • April 12, 2018 MILLINOCKET – National Volunteer Week is April 15-22 and Millinocket Regional Hospital is celebrating that with a relaunch of their own program. Katie Mackin, marketing coordinator for MRH, wants people to realize how vitally important volunteers are to the hospital and its staff. “We hope others

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    • 12 APR 18

    MRH bids farewell to one provider while welcoming another

    By Robbie McKay, Lincoln News • April 12, 2018 MILLINOCKET – Millinocket Regional Hospital is announcing that Dr. Nilesh Patil has received a faculty appointment to the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Pittsburg. Dr. Patil will not only be practicing orthopedic surgery but also will be teaching medical students as well. Dr. Patil began

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    • 06 APR 18

    ELKS donate $20,000 to cover the purchase of chemo chairs

    By Robbie McKay, Lincoln News • April 5, 2018 MILLINOCKET – When Millinocket Regional Hospital wanted to hold a fundraising dinner to benefit their oncology department, they needed a venue and contacted the Elks Lodge for help. Not only did the organization offer their facility for the hospital to use, they also donated a whopping

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    • 29 MAR 18

    MRH raffling off Jason Aldean tickets at benefit supper

    By Robbie McKay, Lincoln News • March 29, 2018 MILLINOCKET – Everyone loves a great dinner, but that dinner becomes super tasty if partaking of it contributes to a worthy cause. Millinocket Regional Hospital is hosting a public supper on Friday, April 6 from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge located at 213 Aroostook Avenue in

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    • 18 JAN 18

    National shortage of IV bags has Maine hospitals on edge

    By Meg Haskell, BDN Staff • January 18, 2018 1:00 am Almost four months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. island territory of Puerto Rico, its impact is still being felt in hospitals across the country, including in Maine. Among the many casualties of the Sept. 20 storm were medical supply manufacturing facilities, an important

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    • 11 JAN 18

    Next Generation Foundation awards MRH $300,000 grant for its oncology clinic

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News MILLINOCKET –  Millinocket Regional Hospital has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Next Generation Foundation that will be used to provide renovations to their oncology clinic. In March of 2017, MRH applied for the grant in order to renovate their oncology clinic. The Next Generation Foundation visited MRH

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    • 05 JAN 18

    MRH looks back at 2017 accomplishments

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News  MILLINOCKET – As the door has closed on 2017 and 2018 has been ushered in, Millinocket Regional Hospital is taking time to summarize what the organization has accomplished during the past, very busy year.    In an effort to meet the needs of patients, MRH added Gastroenterology services.  This

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    • 26 OCT 17

    Medicaid Expansion Critical to Uninsured and Viability of Rural Hospitals

    by Robert Peterson, MBA, FACHE Chief Executive Officer Millinocket Regional Hospital Question #2 on the upcoming ballot is critically important to Katahdin area residents and to the viability of rural hospitals like Millinocket Regional Hospital.  A “YES” vote would require Maine to expand Medicaid coverage to approximately 85,000 Maine individuals who currently have no other viable

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    • 20 OCT 17

    Costumed fun run to “dress up” Millinocket

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News MILLINOCKET – How would you like to take part in a 2K walk/run, wear a costume if you like, and raise money for a worthy cause all at the same time? Soon, you will have the opportunity to do all three at once! On Saturday, October 28, MRH’s Rehab

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