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  • Cove's Edge CNA Fonnie Hunt with a resident

    LincolnHealth Accepting Applications for Spring Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Class

    LincolnHealth is accepting applications for the free spring Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class through Friday, March 16, 2018. The class will begin Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

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    MaineHealth Awarded $274,000 Grant to Enhance Telehealth Network in Rural Communities

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $274,092 grant to MaineHealth to enhance its telehealth capabilities in rural areas.

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  • Adam Russell with Jeff Slack, CarePartners Case Manager for Lincoln County

    CarePartners Program Turned Life Around

    Five years ago, Adam Russell was in and out of the hospital with high blood sugar and lapsed into a diabetic coma. The LincolnHealth physicians and nurses were telling him everything he needed to do to better manage his diabetes, including to start taking insulin.

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  • John A Bowers Award Recipient Danielle Feltis

    LincolnHealth Announces Third John A. Bowers Innovation Award Recipient

    Danielle Feltis of Miles & St. Andrews Home Health & Hospice is the third recipient of the John A. Bowers Innovation Award for her vision for a software solution and the key role she played to guide MaineHealth EPIC analysts to design a new module for the private care division.

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  • LincolnHealth President and CEO Jim Donovan and Cindy Coyne, RN, 2017 Webster and Elise Van Winkle Excellence in Healthcare Award recipient

    Longtime LincolnHealth Employee Wins Award

    To recognize LincolnHealth Director of Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Advocacy Cindy Coyne, RN for her dedication, Coyne is the 2017 recipient of the Webster and Elise Van Winkle Excellence in Healthcare Award. Webster Van Winkle believed LincolnHealth’s greatest assets were its employees, and created this annual award to recognize employees who made significant contributions to the organization and their department above and beyond the call of duty.

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    LincolnHealth earns Top Rural Hospital designation again

    Widely recognized as one of the most prestigious distinctions any hospital can achieve in the United States, Leapfrog Group has named LincolnHealth to its annual list of Top Rural Hospitals in the United States for the sixth time in seven years. LincolnHealth was one of only 18 rural hospitals in the United States to earn this honor in 2017.

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  • Maine Medical Center – Tufts University School of Medicine Maine Track student Sarah Liu

    Medical student enjoys rural practice at LincolnHealth

    In July, Tufts University School of Medicine student Sarah Liu assisted the birth of a baby for the first time with Certified Nurse Midwife Bridget Buck at LincolnHealth. Two weeks later she saw the mother and baby for a follow-up appointment with Dr. Joann Kaplan, a Lincoln Medical Partners pediatrician, and later on she saw the mother at the Women’s Center for her postpartum visit.
    If Liu were in a traditional medical school program, she most likely would have never seen those patients again.

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  • MarketplaceOpenEnrollment

    Choosing Health Insurance Plans on the Marketplace Can Be Confusing. Free Help is Available.

    The open enrollment period for selecting health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace is under way, and MaineHealth wants people to know that many affordable plans – including some with $0 premium options – are available.

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  • WilcoxSaywer

    Free CNA Training Helps People Begin Careers in Health Care

    The next CNA course begins January 9, 2018 and applications are being accepted through Friday, December 1, 2017. To request an application or for more information, please call the LincolnHealth Education Department at 563-4540.

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  • Cove's Edge Bronze Award

    Cove's Edge Earns National Quality Award

    Cove’s Edge, a long-term care and skilled rehabilitation nursing facility on the LincolnHealth – Miles Campus, has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is one of three progressive award levels through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the leading association for long term and post-acute care.

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