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EMMC Foundation announces $1million gift

Posted Aug. 13, 2014, at 2:54 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Medical Center Foundation will announce a gift of $1 million to support the Eastern Maine Medical Center “Remarkable Begins With You” capital campaign at a ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14.

The generous gift was given in honor of EMMC physician Felix Hernandez, M.D., by an anonymous grateful patient. The gift will name the new Cardiac Surgical and Critical Care Units, which comprise the fifth floor of the building currently under construction at EMMC, in honor of Dr. Hernandez and his team of care providers.

The EMMC “Remarkable Begins With You” capital campaign benefits EMMC’s modernization project, which will provide state-of-the-art operating rooms, consolidated heart care, updated area for laboring moms and their babies, new neonatal intensive care space, and more private rooms for patients from throughout the region.

Dr. Hernandez and his team will be recognized during Thursday’s ceremony.

 

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