Articles by Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung

 
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Navigating the Affordable Health Care Plan

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Sept. 23, 2013, at 9:43 a.m.
Looking for information on the new Affordable Health Care Plan? Then start reading here. According to the new law, health insurers can no longer deny people coverage because of their pre-existing medical conditions. In addition, young people can stay on their parents’ insurance plans until age 26, whether they live …
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Navigating the Affordable Health Care Plan

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Sept. 23, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
Looking for information on the new Affordable Health Care Plan? Then start reading here. According to the new law, health insurers can no longer deny people coverage because of their pre-existing medical conditions. In addition, young people can stay on their parents’ insurance plans until age 26, whether they live …
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Eastport Health Care Part of Pilot Project to Revolutionize Health Care Down East

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on May 18, 2013, at 4:01 p.m.
EASTPORT _ A medical team approach to a patient’s health care soon will be an integral part of a new pilot program at Eastport Health Care. Maine Quality Counts of Augusta and EHC have partnered together to bring this groundbreaking multi-year pilot project approach to Washington County. The new focus …
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More Than 60 Years of Doctoring Down East

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on March 22, 2013, at 2:29 p.m.
Doctors stand ready to treat their patients every day and Eastport Health Care has a unique medical team made up of four physicians who collectively have given more than 60 years of dedicated service to Washington County. The doctors include, Dr. Laurie Churchill, family practitioner and medical director and Dr. …
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EASTPORT HEALTH CARE AND CALAIS REGIONAL HOSPITAL JOIN FORCES TO GIVE NEWBORNS A “GREAT START” FOR DENTAL HEALTH

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on March 05, 2013, at 9:07 a.m.
EASTPORT _ Eastport Health Care Inc. and Calais Regional Hospital have joined together to co-sponsor a program called “Get a Great Start,” a newborn dental health program. The program began with Eastport Health Care dental hygienist Sue Drew who saw a need to link the newborn dental needs with the …
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BEING BLUE IN MARCH AND THE FIGHT AGAINST COLORECTAL CANCER

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Feb. 28, 2013, at 1:16 p.m.
EASTPORT _ “Turning Washington County Blue,” is the focus of an Eastport Health Care campaign this month to draw attention to the importance of colorectal cancer prevention & screening. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and on Friday, March 15, EHC staff will be wearing blue to draw attention …
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A NO-COST SCREENING THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Feb. 22, 2013, at 5:36 p.m.
EASTPORT _ Cervical cancer is treatable if caught early and Eastport Health Care (EHC) hopes to do that for women in Washington County. In December 2102, EHC was awarded a $55,000 grant from the US Department of Health & Human Services through the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to …
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A NO-COST SCREENING THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Feb. 22, 2013, at 5:32 p.m.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Theresa Brown Chief Operations-QI Officer Eastport Health Care 30 Boynton Street Eastport, ME (207) 853-6001 EASTPORT _ Cervical cancer is treatable if caught early and Eastport Health Care (EHC) hopes to do that for women in Washington County. In December 2102, EHC was awarded a $55,000 grant from …
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Eastport Health Care announces participation in the statewide Quality Counts Patient Centered Medical Home pilot

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Feb. 13, 2013, at 9:29 a.m.
Submitted by: Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung and Diana Graettinger EASTPORT, Maine — Focusing on patients is the primary goal of the Eastport Health Center and now EHC is pleased to announce that it has received statewide and national recognition for its efforts. The health center recently was selected to be a part …
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Hope for Mental Illness

By Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung on Jan. 28, 2013, at 8:13 p.m.
Facing the mirror of truth, the health care delivery system for those with mental illness is fractured. Battling the ravages of mental illness is a shared effort that involves not only the mentally ill, but the community they live in. And humanizing that communal effort is what a group of …
 
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