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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

… transported to the mainland those who needed medical care, purchased immunizations and sanitation supplies, and partnered with the Maine Seacoast…

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

Before the late 19th century, most sick people received care in their homes. With few exceptions, hospital facilities were places where people went…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… space for patients and/or families whose loved one is undergoing medical care. Each program is a treasured resource for members of the community.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

… hospital (a trend that involved the rest of the medical profession.) Starting Small Loretta Kilfoil, Portland, 1923Item Contributed byMercy…

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

The prenatal clinic offered medical care and personal counseling to pregnant women who lacked a private physician or were unable to afford care

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Mercy Hospital - Founding of Mercy

… by the establishment of a permanent lay medical staff first headed by Dr. Louis Derry. That same year the Record Room opened.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

1980Item Contributed byMercy Hospital Medical texts used by some of the early students remind the modern reader how medicine has changed over the…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

… school diploma, but also “a psychological test, medical and dental charts, and a personality exam.” With growth came further change.

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 2 of 2

… which emphasized more diverse Pastoral Care teams that would “promote the spiritual care of patients—Catholic and non-Catholic.” Sister Mary…

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

… inheritance to build a House of Mercy to care for homeless women and children in Dublin, which opened in 1827.

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy Stories

of nursing and patient care at Mercy Hospital A Story by Bette Neville My work as chief of surgery at Mercy Hospital A Story by Doctor Robert…

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

… McAuley Residence has provided comprehensive care to 330 women and children, and it continues to be an important hub for comprehensive care and…

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… as a skilled administrator across the health care industry. She was a Fellow of the American College of Hospital Administrators (ACHA) and Maine…

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Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

… of these men were members of the Massachusetts Medical Society and many traveled to Boston for medical conferences.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

A few years later an increased need for post-surgical care necessitated relocating his practice to larger accomodations. Dr.

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Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 2 of 2

Eastern Maine Medical Center, 2015. Web. 28 May 2015. "Eastern Maine Medical Center: 1892-1920." Maine Memory Network.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

… Hospital, BangorItem Contributed byEastern Maine Medical Center As time went on, Eastern Maine Medical Center continued to improve and grow.

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Historic Hallowell - Martha Ballard

… a keeper of vital records, a chronicler of the medical history of her town. Her diary in 1793 documents the appearance in town of what had to be a…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

Medical implements from the Lincoln Historical Society collection X Eventually, Thelma Stratton opened the Stratton Hospital on the corner of…

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Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

… was a lot of disease, not enough food or adequate medical care. Horton reported regularly suffering from diarrhea and dehydration.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

It is part of the Central Maine Medical Center’s Regional Health Care System and referrals are made to that facility for diagnostic and treatment…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

Along with her career in the medical field, Charlotte had many accomplishments. She wrote for 18 medical journals, invented a device that sterilized…