Due to the blizzard being forecast for tomorrow, January 27, EMHS is planning to close its offices in greater Bangor that take care of the system’s business functions. All clinical locations will be open for business as usual and not affected by the closure of the business offices on Tuesday only.
The following EMHS business locations will be closed Tuesday:
EMHS is being linked to lively debate concerning legislation that would redefine full-time employment under the Affordable Care Act from 30 hours a week to 40 hours a week. EMHS does not have a formal position on this issue, and did not participate in a media event in support of the legislation that was held last Wednesday (Jan. 7, 2015) in Washington, DC.
Mercy Health System (Mercy Hospital and VNA Home Health Hospice) and EMHS are pleased to share that Mercy marked its first year as a member of EMHS by closing the 2014 fiscal year in the black.
EMHS president and CEO Michelle Hood has announced the upcoming retirement of Miles Theeman, EMHS vice president, chief sales and marketing officer. Theeman’s last day will be April 4, 2015.
Four EMHS hospitals have been named as top rural hospitals by the Leapfrog Group. Blue Hill Memorial Hospital in Blue Hill, Charles A. Dean Memorial Hospital in Greenville, Inland Hospital in Waterville, and Sebasticook Valley Health in Pittsfield are among nine critical access hospitals in Maine and 25 nationwide honored with the ‘Top Hospital’ distinction.