Maine health group presents quality care website

Posted April 12, 2011, at 9:43 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — A group that’s trying to improve the safety and quality of Maine health care will unveil a website that will help to enlighten consumers.

The Maine Health Management Coalition Foundation and State Employees Health Commission will hold a news conference Tuesday to present the website that publicizes health care quality data on Maine hospitals and physician practices. Besides educating the public, the site is intended to promote improvements in the quality of health care in Maine.

The coalition includes Maine employers, doctors, health plans and hospitals.

The new website is