Overworked and understaffed, professionals who play a key role in Mainers’ health care fear for patients’ well-being, and their own.
A lifespan waiver could ensure people receive consistent care throughout their lives. But more needs to be done to make sure those services are available, advocates say.
The state is one of the most vaccinated in the country, but nursing home residents are far more updated for the latest shot than those who care for them.
Maine Behavioral Healthcare has tracked more suicide deaths during COVID-19 than in the previous five years.
Maine hospitals see lower readmission penalties after regulators relax certain metrics during the pandemic
Ten Maine hospitals received fines this year, down from 12 in 2021.
The food that we eat, the environment that we live in, and the air that we breathe can become invisible enemies.
Walgreens paid $68,000 in penalties this year after failing to meet staffing requirements, records show
State regulators found violations at 10 locations around Maine
Northern Light Cancer Care is experiencing an unusually high volume of new patient referrals and is working to restore access, according to a spokesperson.
As governors, Mills and LePage had different philosophies on public health. Now, health agencies are about to stress local control of funds.
Schools, mental health experts and students themselves are working to address ‘heartbreaking’ rates of suicide and depression among youth.
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