Stories about Eastern Maine Medical Center


Elderly couple injured in wrecker accident in Madison

By Abigail Curtis on June 22, 2014, at 1:16 p.m.
A $250 million expansion and modernization project is under way at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

OSHA investigating injury at EMMC construction site

By Nick McCrea on Dec. 18, 2013, at 4:40 p.m.
Mercy Health System of Maine will be absorbed by Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems.

Merger of Eastern Maine Healthcare, Mercy Health likely to shake up southern Maine market

By Whit Richardson on Oct. 03, 2013, at 5:27 p.m.
Kathy Day

A look at hospital infections after young Bangor mother’s death

By Jackie Farwell on Aug. 15, 2013, at 6:14 p.m.
Sally Jordan, shown last year, says suffered for nearly four years with Lyme disease before a correct diagnosis was given.

Lyme disease bill pits frustrated patients against the medical mainstream

By Jackie Farwell on June 08, 2013, at 5:57 a.m.
James Raczek

Eastern Maine Medical Center’s head doctor takes on expanded role

on May 15, 2013, at 7:39 p.m.
Phillip A. McCue

Autopsy of Bangor man shocked with Taser reveals bath salts overdose

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 22, 2013, at 7:06 p.m.
Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor recently revived plans to construct a seven-story tower at its State Street campus as part of a $250 million project described as the largest ever undertaken by the hospital’s parent organization.

Hospitals take on building projects despite MaineCare debt

By Jackie Farwell on March 31, 2013, at 6:44 a.m.
Kathy Day

DHHS greenlights sale of EMMC dialysis clinics to national chain

By Jackie Farwell on Nov. 01, 2012, at 6:48 p.m.

EMMC’s new pediatric cancer clinic to open in December

By Jackie Farwell on Oct. 25, 2012, at 2:47 p.m.
Jodi Galli, chief nursing officer at EMMC, addresses the media during Friday afternoon's press conference in Bangor regarding the death of Phillip McCue.

Bangor police, EMMC reviewing death of man shocked with stun gun

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 21, 2012, at 5:54 p.m.

EMMC program to reduce blood transfusions draws international interest

By Jackie Farwell on Sept. 17, 2012, at 4:48 p.m.

Maine child abuse likely under-reported because law lacks training rules, expert says

By Matthew Stone on Aug. 07, 2012, at 7:31 p.m.
If the mandated reporters are not trained, the system doesn’t work, says the executive director of the National Association to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children.
Georg Rymph

Eastern Maine Medical Center doctor dies overseas at age 44

By Andrew Neff on July 31, 2012, at 6:51 p.m.

Penobscot Community Health Care joins effort to improve health of Medicare patients

By Jackie Farwell on July 30, 2012, at 5:43 p.m.
Dr. James Raczek, EMMC’s chief medical officer

Sale of EMMC dialysis clinics stirs concerns about patient safety

By Jackie Farwell on July 10, 2012, at 6:33 p.m.
Jay Blais, co-owner of Patriot Fireworks in Monmouth, shows Lewiston residents (from left) Jacob Mottram, 11, with his father, Jason Mottram, and Greg Morin how to safely use a canister shell firework on Tuesday afternoon. "You should designate a shooter for your Fourth of July parties just like you would a driver," said Blais. "Alcohol and fireworks do not mix."

Mainers encouraged to use caution, be a good neighbor when using fireworks

By Alex Barber on July 02, 2012, at 11:04 a.m.
Todd Rogow, director of information technology for HealthInfoNet.

Maine launches first-in-the-nation medical image archive

By Jackie Farwell on June 06, 2012, at 7:06 p.m.
A women selects a sign from a pile to support Members of the Maine State Nurses Association as they rally in front of EMMC in Bangor on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, for an informational picket to allow members of the public to know about their negotiations with EMMC administrators.

EMMC nurses union sets date for contract vote

By Dawn Gagnon on May 21, 2012, at 8:42 p.m.

EMMC nurses gearing up for informational picket

By Dawn Gagnon on May 14, 2012, at 7:27 p.m.