Beacon Health has been selected to participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) new accountable care organization (ACO) model called the Next Generation ACO Model (NGACO Model), advancing the Administration’s healthcare system goals and building on experience from the Pioneer ACO Model and the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood, FACHE is pleased to announce Michael Whelan has joined EMHS as the first system vice president of Facilities and Supply Chain.
Three EMHS hospitals have been named as Top Rural Hospitals by the Leapfrog Group. Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, Inland Hospital in Waterville, and Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) in Pittsfield are among six hospitals in Maine honored with the quality award.
EMHS announces the pending purchase of the Dirigo Pines campus, located in Orono Maine, by CPF Senior Living Acquisitions, LLC, which will partner with Grace Management, Inc. for ongoing management services. Dirigo Pines is currently owned by two EMHS member organizations, Rosscare and Affiliated Healthcare Systems.
Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and EMHS (Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems) have received all necessary regulatory approvals and have completed their affiliation, making Maine Coast the ninth hospital member of EMHS, effective October 1.