03/27 TAMC’s Survivor Aroostook Healthcare Career Exploration Summer Camp is taking applications

Through the month of March, representatives from TAMC’s Survivor Aroostook summer program are visiting area 8th grade classes to encourage participation in the one-of-a-kind opportunity. This year’s camp will take place at Northern Maine Community College from June 19 to 22.  The week long adventure of discovery, innovation, and exploration, with a healthcare twist, is designed to introduce area youth to possible careers in healthcare.
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03/27 Choosing Wisely efforts help change attitudes about prescription drugs

Providers at The Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle began work in 2013 to raise awareness and reduce the use of antibiotics for patients with acute sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection.  These efforts have come a long way in the past four years, and TAMC’s journey with this initiative was recently featured in a national newsletter by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
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03/20 TAMC Sleep Medicine expands services through telemedicine

Telemedicine is a great tool that allows for specialty services to expand into rural areas, but sometimes the reverse is true and a quality service in a rural area can be expanded into a more populated area.  That is just the case of what happened in March with TAMC’s Sleep Medicine practice.
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03/10 TAMC Announces February Births

TAMC welcomed the following “Special Deliveries” born at AR Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the month of February, 2017.
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03/10 4th Annual Autism Challenge planned for Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and the Aroostook Autism Support Group, located in Presque Isle, will be holding their fourth annual Autism Challenge, but this year with a slight twist.
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03/10 TAMC teams with Maine Ag Women to host County Women’s Health Conference on April 8

TAMC has once again teamed with Maine Agri-Women (MAW) to offer a free community program designed to educate and bring awareness to women’s issues. The second annual County Women’s Health Conference will be held at the conference center at TAMC’s A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 8, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
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03/06 Moms having a cesarean section at TAMC still have opportunity for active role in childbirth

In recent years, studies have shown what mothers have probably known all along, that it is best for moms and babies to stay together after birth.  Going hand-in-hand with that understanding is the trend in recent years for more family-centered birth experiences.  However, for mothers who have their baby surgically delivered, these experiences have not typically been an option in the past.
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03/03 TAMC partners with UMPI for March 27 Healthy Aging Event

TAMC and the University of Maine at Presque Isle will partner to host this month’s Community Lunch and Learn/Healthy Aging Luncheon on Monday, March 27 at 11:00 a.m. at UMPI’s Campus Center.  The keynote presenter for the event will be Anthony Briscoe, TAMC speech/language pathologist lead, who will discuss problems with swallowing as a person ages.
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02/24 TAMC takes part in DAISY Award program to recognize extraordinary nurses

Nurses at The Aroostook Medical Center will have an opportunity to be recognized individually for outstanding service thanks to a national program through the DAISY Foundation in which the healthcare organization is now taking part.  The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day.
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02/17 TAMC sponsors several winter events during February school vacation week

When you hear the word “snow day” it’s music to the ears of many winter enthusiasts in Aroostook County and western New Brunswick. TAMC is staying true to the mission of its Fit & Fun Series by helping to sponsor several winter events during February school vacation that are low cost and also encourage residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
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