Articles by Katherine Thomas

 

Capehart Community Health Center Helps Capehart Community

By Katherine Thomas on Dec. 23, 2013, at 12:47 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — For the past three years, Penobscot Community Health Care’s Capehart Community Health Center located at 86 Davis Road has been helping members of their community through the generosity and support of the Downeast Toyota/Scion Wellness Center and Food and Medicine, both of Brewer. During this holiday season, …
Longest Night Homeless Vigil

Longest Night Homeless Vigil Planned for December 21st

By Katherine Thomas on Dec. 13, 2013, at 10:01 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: PCHC’s Hope House Homeless Shelter in collaboration with the Hammond Street Congregational Church and the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter will sponsor the Homeless Vigil at Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor on Saturday, December 21st. Please join us …

PCHC Recognized as a National Model of Innovative Primary Care Practice

By Katherine Thomas on Dec. 10, 2013, at 12:15 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care  is among 30 clinics nationwide selected as an Exemplar Primary Care Practice by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Group Health Research Institute, who have teamed up on a new initiative to identify practice innovations that make primary care more efficient, effective, and …

Insurance Marketplace Events in Bangor, Brewer, & Old Town

By Katherine Thomas on Dec. 09, 2013, at 10:42 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: PCHC Insurance Marketplace Events , 1012 Union Street, 735 Wilson Street, 242 Brunswick Street, Bangor, Brewer, & Old Town , Maine For more information: Susan Hamlett; 207-992-9200; PCHC.com PCHC is hosting free educational sessions on the Health Insurance Marketplace in …
Tree Lighting at Helen Hunt Health Center

PCHC to Host Tree-Lighting at Helen Hunt Health Center

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 27, 2013, at 9:05 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Tree-Lighting at Helen Hunt Health Center , 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town, Maine For more information: Gail Kelly; 207-992-9200; PCHC.com Penobscot Community Health Care welcomes you to join us for our annual tree lighting at Helen Hunt Health Center, to …

Cardinal Health Foundation Grants PCHC $31,455 to Improve Patient Safety at the Point-of-Care

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 26, 2013, at 5:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care has announced that it has received $31,455 in grant funding from the Cardinal Health Foundation to improve medication safety for patients with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Specifically, Penobscot Community Health Care will use funding from the Cardinal Health Foundation to …

Jackman Region Health Center Clinic To Join PCHC

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 26, 2013, at 12:09 p.m.
BANGOR and JACKMAN, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care  is pleased to announce that the primary care practice, Jackman Region Health Center, located at 376 Main St., Jackman, will be joining the PCHC family, Maine’s largest, and only Joint Commission Accredited Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). PCHC received grant funding …
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Susan Hoovler, MSN, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Capehart Community Health Center

Susan Hoovler, FNP-C, Joins Capehart Community Health Center

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 19, 2013, at 5:50 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that Susan Hoovler, MSN, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Capehart Community Health Center, 86 Davis Road, Bangor, as Clinical Leader for that practice. Ms. Hoovler’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical …
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Cindy Avery, MD, Joins PCHC’s Community Care & Geriatrics

Cindy Avery, M.D., joins PCHC’s Community Care & Geriatrics

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 18, 2013, at 12:10 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care  is pleased to announce that Cindy Avery, MD, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Community Care and Geriatrics whose multi provider team serves patients in area nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, or for in-home visits. Dr. Avery’s practice centers on all aspects of …
Senior Expo November 12th

2013 Senior Expo Planned for November 12th

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 07, 2013, at 4:12 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Senior Expo, Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson Street , Brewer, Maine For more information: sdubay@pchc.com; 207-992-9200; eaaa.org or www.pchc.com Please join Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) and Eastern Area Agency on Aging for the 2013 Senior Expo on Tuesday, November 12th, …
Health Insurance Marketplace Event at Brewer Medical Center

Learn More about the Health Insurance Marketplace & Coverage Options

By Katherine Thomas on Nov. 05, 2013, at 3:45 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Brewer Medical Center , 735 Wilson Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: Shawn Yardley; 207-992-9200 ; PCHC.com/marketplace BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is hosting a free educational session on the Health Insurance Marketplace at Brewer Medical Center, 735 …
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Jennifer Kesaris

Jennifer Kesaris, FNP-C, joins PCHC’s Community Care & Geriatrics

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 29, 2013, at 3:18 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that Jennifer Kesaris, RN, MSN, FNP-C has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Community Care and Geriatrics whose multi-provider team serves patients in area nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, or for in-home visits. Ms. Kesaris’ practice centers on all aspects …

Bangor Community Partners For Clean Up

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 23, 2013, at 3:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: “Pines” Clean Up, Water Tower on Texas Avenue , Bangor, Maine For more information: Sarah Dubay; 207-992-9200; PCHC.com the City of Bangor, the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), and numerous partner organizations are proud to work …
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Tina Brown, FNP-C, joins Penobscot Community Health Center

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 22, 2013, at 6:20 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Center is pleased to announce that Tina Brown, RN, MSN, FNP-C, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Penobscot Community Health Center, 1012 Union St. Ms. Brown’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care …

PCHC Dental Center Now Offering Orthodontics

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 16, 2013, at 10:19 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce the addition of orthodontics to the range of services offered at PCHC Dental Center, 1048 Union St., Bangor. Very few offices in the state accept MaineCare for these services so it is especially important to PCHC’s mission and to …
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Lawrence Smith, MD, PCHC Community Care and Geriatrics Medical Director, has earned certification as Medical Director in Long Term Care from the Board of Directors of the American Medical Directors Certification Program (AMDCP).

Lawrence Smith, MD, certified as medical director in long-term care

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 10, 2013, at 3:34 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care  is pleased to announce that Lawrence Smith, MD, PCHC Community Care and Geriatrics Medical Director, has earned certification as Medical Director in Long Term Care from the Board of Directors of the American Medical Directors Certification Program (AMDCP). The Certified Medical Director in …
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PCHC & St. Joseph Healthcare to Host 2013 Diabetes Expo

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 08, 2013, at 9:57 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) and St. Joseph Healthcare are hosting a Diabetes Expo on Friday, November 1st 9am-3pm at Jeff’s Catering in the East/West Industrial Park, 15 Littlefield Way, Brewer. The Diabetes Expo will feature special guest speaker and Diabetes Champion, Ruth Charne, several area vendors and free giveaways, …
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Peggy Clark, MA, CCC-SLP, has joined the staff of PCHC’s Warren Center to provide Speech Therapy Services

Peggy Clark, speech-language pathologist, joins Warren Center

By Katherine Thomas on Oct. 03, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that Peggy Clark, MA, CCC-SLP, has joined the staff of PCHC’s Warren Center to provide speech therapy services. Clark received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chattanooga, Tenn., and her Masters of Science in Communication from the University …

Health Insurance Marketplace Opening Celebrated in Bangor: Consumers Encouraged to Enroll for Health Insurance Coverage

By Katherine Thomas on Sept. 27, 2013, at 5:29 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care and Maine Health Access Foundation invite you to join the Bangor kickoff campaign to educate Maine people about the new Health Insurance Marketplace on the opening day of enrollment, Oct. 1. Other kick-off events are being hosted in Lewiston, Portland, Presque Isle, and Waterville. As part …
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Robert P. Allen MD, MHCM, FACC, PCHC Executive Medical Director

Dr. Robert Allen to Receive MHMC’s 20 in 20 Award

By Katherine Thomas on Sept. 24, 2013, at 4:27 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that Robert P. Allen MD, MHCM, FACC, Executive Medical Director, has been named to Maine Health Management Coalition’s 20 in 20 list of influential health care leaders and is slated to receive the award at MHMC’s annual symposium on …
 
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