One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer; Patty Brooks, 39, of Biddeford was one of them. She’s a daughter, wife and mom and when she discovered a lump last year, she was shocked and frightened. Upon hearing the news she was immediately comforted by nurse navigator Helene Langley, RN, at Southern Maine Medical Center’s (SMMC) Center for Breast Care. Brooks stated,... read more
At Southern Maine Medical Center’s (SMMC) annual Employee Recognition Dinner, Emergency department Nurse Lee Chick was named Caregiver of the Year. Chick is deeply respected by those who work with him for his exceptional care to patients, co-workers and community. He exemplifies the qualities of commitment, dedication and compassion that make an outstanding caregiver.
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Maine Ranked First in the Nation for Hospital Safety
Goodall Hospital and Southern Maine Medical Center (SMMC) are pleased to announce that they have both been honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded... read more
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