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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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    • 05 OCT 17

    MRH passes state inspection for Diagnostic Imaging

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News MILLINOCKET – October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Millinocket Regional Hospital has just recently passed the intensely rigorous State of Maine Quality Assurance Inspection from the Department of Health and Human Services for its Diagnostic Imaging department. DHHS was on site for 9 hours reviewing the policies and

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    • 14 SEP 17

    Employees and department of the year honored at ceremony by Millinocket Regional Hospital

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News Millinocket Regional Hospital held its 34th Annual Employee Service Awards ceremony and annual employee/family picnic on Thursday, September 7. Twenty seven employees with a staggering combined 635 years of service were celebrated, of which half of them were recognized for their 20+ years of service to MRH and the

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    • 23 AUG 17

    Millinocket Regional Hospital welcomes new staff to walk-in care facility

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News With Millinocket Regional Hospital’s new Walk-In care facility in East Millinocket opening on Monday, August 28, two new providers will be on staff ready to serve the Katahdin area community. Andrea Sewall, FNP-C, studied at Husson College where she specialized in family practice, urgent care, and occupational medicine. She

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    • 10 AUG 17

    Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Walk-in Care facility to treat a variety of ailments

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News With the opening of a new walk-in care facility in East Millinocket, MRH is offering information to the community that will help people determine whether their symptoms can be treated there, or should be seen at the emergency room. Symptoms that can be addressed at the walk-in care facility

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    • 09 AUG 17

    Millinocet Regional Hospital to offer support group to those suffering from Irritable Bowel Disease

    by Robbie McKay, The Lincoln News As Millinocket Regional Hospital continues to offer programs to their patients, they have announced the formation of an Irritable Bowel Disease support group. Held on the second Wednesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at MRH, the group will be patient centered with supporting medical

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