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 […]
Governor LePage announced Tuesday that he wants to pay back the 484 million dollars the state has owed its 39 hospitals for several years.If the proposal goes through, all four hospitals right here in the county will each receive quite a bit of cash. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.
Maine’s early flu season is hitting the state hard, with more reported outbreaks than all of last season. The Maine Center for Disease Control says there were 10 outbreaks last season. This season, there’s triple that number with 27 at long-term care facilities, two in schools, one at a camp, and two at other institutions. […]