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Eastern Maine Medical Center: 1892-1920

Nurses and doctor at Eastern Maine General Hospital

Nurses and doctor at Eastern Maine General Hospital

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

In 1901, the hospital admitted 799 patients, an increase of 50 percent over 1900.

Just two years after the new building opens, crowded conditions again prevail, with many patients denied admittance.

A new and detached isolation ward is built for patients with contagious disease.

The ambulance made 188 trips in the first year of service.

The hospital built a new horse shed.


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