It’s something that affects all of us – the Affordable Care Act. Thursday representatives from local businesses were able to learn a little bit more about it. Many attended an education session to find out why health care is changing and what the implications are for them as employers going forward. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli [...]
Nurses at the Aroostook Medical Center have been working with the hospital for quite a while now to negotiate their new contracts. Some nurses say they’re unhappy with some of the language in their contracts – and plan to hold a candlelight vigil Wednesday for community support. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.
Doctors are always trying to reroute patients to primary care providers instead of the emergency room to keep healthcare costs low, and give more people regular access to care. To that end the Aroostook Medical Center now has new grant funding that will bridge the gap between patients and primary care providers creating whole new [...]