We are pleased to share that EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood, FACHE
, is recognized as one of “300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know.”
The 300 list, published annually by Becker's Hospital Review, recognizes healthcare leaders from hospitals and health systems across the country.
Four EMHS hospitals earned an “A” in the Leapfrog Group’s most recent Hospital Safety Score rating. While Maine had the highest percentage of hospitals in the nation to receive an “A,” it is especially gratifying that Eastern Maine Medical Center, Inland Hospital, TAMC, and our newest member, Mercy all earned top honors.
EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood is pleased to announce that Doug Michael, from Mount Desert Island, has accepted the position as chief community health and grants officer for EMHS. Michael is the former executive director and founder of Healthy Acadia, a charitable community health organization serving rural Hancock and Washington counties.
EMHS was recently ranked as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Maine. Specifically, the EMHS Home Office is ranked eighth in the state for large companies employing more than 250 employees. Recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Maine awards ceremony on October 10 in Portland, Maine, EMHS is also profiled in a special publication by Mainebiz.
The City of Brewer and EMHS celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the Dougherty Recreational Complex, on Friday, October 11, 2013. The recreational complex will include renovations to three existing baseball fields, as well as construction of a 1/3 mile paved walking trail, a multipurpose athletic field, a new playground, parking lot, and installation of many other amenities.
Effective today, Mercy Health System of Maine, including Mercy Hospital and VNA Home Health Hospice, is the newest member of EMHS (Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems).