TAMC News

07/28 TAMC earns 4 stars in the new CMS rating system

Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released results of their new Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating that reflects comprehensive quality information about the care provided at hospitals nationwide. TAMC earned 4 stars, the highest rating of any Maine hospital.
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07/25 TAMC nurses return to work

Unionized nurses at TAMC returned to work on Sunday morning, July 24, after striking for 48 hours at the Presque Isle hospital. Patient care was not interrupted during the strike, according to Jay Reynolds, MD, chief medical officer.
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07/21 TAMC takes steps to ensure patient care and safety during nurses strike

Officials at The Aroostook Medical Center shared with the public that the hospital will continue to provide safe, quality patient care, uninterrupted, while nurses at the Presque Isle hospital take part in a two day strike.
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07/13 TAMC receives strike notice from MSNA

On Monday, July 11, TAMC received formal notification from the Maine State Nurses Association, a member of California –based National Nurses United, that its members are making a plan to strike outside the medical center’s campus on Academy Street in Presque Isle on July 22 and 23.
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07/08 TAMC employees recognized for years of service

On Tuesday, June 14th TAMC honored its employees who have reached milestones in their tenure with the healthcare facility. A celebration took place in the Campus Center at the University of Maine at Presque Isle where TAMC recognized 153 employees at its 2016 Employee Service Awards ceremony.
 
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06/28 County Dialysis Center calls on community to help complete fundraising effort

The County Dialysis Center, the only kidney dialysis service in Aroostook County, announced today the public phase of its $750,000 capital campaign for an upgraded facility and equipment.  The Center is asking the public to help support this critical healthcare service by donating to its capital campaign.
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06/14 First patients to have tests done on new PET/CT scanner at TAMC

TAMC officials announced the exciting news last December that the Presque Isle medical center was taking the next step in cancer care for northern Maine by committing $1.5 million to bring PET scan technology to the region.  Today, that long-awaited step became a reality when the first patients in Aroostook County received a PET/CT scan locally.
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06/13 TAMC Outpatient Specialty Clinics return to A.R. Gould Hospital in Presque Isle

TAMC has moved its Outpatient Specialty Clinics office back to the campus of A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital on Academy Street.
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05/31 Mizpah, a place for cancer survivors to find peace, adds a presentation series

For those suffering from cancer, it can be an extraordinarily isolating experience. There is a place where survivors, their friends and families, or anyone suffering from grief, can come to reflect, meditate, and be at peace with nature. That place is called “Mizpah,” and this year the sanctuary is adding a series of presentations involving local medical professionals from area hospitals, including TAMC.
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05/27 2016 Hospitals Against Hunger food drive a success; Over a ton of food added to County pantries

A region-wide effort in May by The County’s four hospitals to replenish area food pantries has resulted in just over 3,000 pounds of food to help “Feed The County.”  Donations of non-perishable food items and cash contributions, collected through the Hospitals Against Hunger food drive, were recently presented to officials with Catholic Charities Maine in Caribou.
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