Mid Coast Hospital

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Coordinates: 43°54′22″N 69°53′29″W / 43.906002°N 69.891329°W / 43.906002; -69.891329

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Geography
Location Brunswick, Maine, Mid Coast, Maine, United States
Organization
Hospital type General (Full-Service, Independent, Community)
Services
Beds 93
History
Founded 1991
Links
Website www.midcoasthealth.com
Lists Hospitals in Maine

Mid Coast Hospital is a full-service community hospital located in the heart of Maine’s Midcoast region. The 93-bed facility is an independent, not-for-profit hospital governed by a community Board of Directors.

Hospital overview[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL was formed after a merger between Bath Memorial Hospital and Regional Memorial Hospital. The hospital opened its modern campus in 2001 and then expanded in 2009 with a new Emergency Department and additional Medical/Surgical inpatient beds. MID COAST HOSPITAL is part of MID COAST–PARKVIEW HEALTH, a dynamic healthcare system dedicated to improving the health of the community. MID COAST–PARKVIEW HEALTH was created in 2015 when Parkview Adventist Medical Center joined with Mid Coast Health Services to realign healthcare services in the region.

Active Medical Staff[edit]

The active medical staff includes more than 180 physicians and advanced practice providers in more than 30 primary care and specialty areas. This includes outstanding private physician practices as well as a large multi-specialty physician practice that is part of the hospital, Mid Coast Medical Group.

MID COAST MEDICAL GROUP is made up of Internal Medicine practices in Bath and Topsham, Family Practice groups in Brunswick and Topsham, a Pediatric MaineCare clinic, and a Walk-In Clinic Downtown at Brunswick Station. The Mid Coast campus includes Breast & Surgical Oncology, Cardiology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Rheumatology, Surgical Care, Urology, Women's Health Care (an OB/GYN and Certified Nurse Midwifery practice), and Wound & Ostomy Care. The Parkview Medical Center campus includes General Surgery and Hematology & Oncology practices.

Services[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL has a 24-hour Emergency Department, Intensive Care, Surgical Services, Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Maternity Care, and Behavioral Health services. Outpatient services include Day Surgery, Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Cardiac Catheterization, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy, and Walk-In Care. Outpatient services at the Parkview campus include Day Surgery, Rehabilitation, Laboratory, and Diagnostic Imaging.

In addition, the hospital offers advanced care through such integrated, interdisciplinary centers as The Heart Center, Primary Stroke Center, Center for Cancer Care, Digestive Health Center, Center for Joint Replacement, Sleep Disorders Center, Addiction Resource Center, Women’s Imaging Center, and Center for Community Health and Wellness.

Service Area[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL serves surrounding communities including Bath, Brunswick, Topsham, West Bath, Harpswell and the Islands, Phippsburg, Arrowsic, Georgetown, Woolwich, Wiscasset, Alna, Edgecomb, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Dresden, Richmond, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, Durham, Freeport, North Yarmouth, and Pownal.

Quality & Safety[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL has been accredited by the Joint Commission since 1960. In 2009, Mid Coast Hospital became the first community hospital in Maine to be recognized as a Magnet™ hospital for excellence in nursing and patient care by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. It is also accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Mid Coast Medical Group practices are NCQA Level 3 designation. MID COAST HOSPITAL is a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center, one of only five in the State of Maine.

Mid Coast Hospital also participates in state and national quality improvement initiatives such as the Maine Health Management Coalition, the Maine Quality Forum, National Research Corporation (NRC), and the Leapfrog Group (A Safety rating). As employers across the state and nation face health insurance premium increases, Mid Coast Hospital is continually among the lowest cost and highest quality hospitals in Maine.

Community Health & Wellness[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL promotes wellness and illness prevention in a variety of ways. Partnering with local school systems, Mid Coast has taken a leading role in preventing childhood obesity, lead poisoning, and substance abuse. The hospital also provides a variety of educational events, workshops, screenings, and seminars and seminars to help individuals and the community continually improve their health and wellness.

Clinical Affiliation[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL is a clinical affiliate of MaineHealth, a regional not-for-profit family of leading providers and other healthcare organizations working together to improve the health of its communities. MaineHealth is consistently ranked among the Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks in the nation. This affiliation provides a strong connection for tertiary care with Maine Medical Center in Portland making transfer to that facility seamless when necessary. The relationship also helps Mid Coast Hospital work collaboratively in improving quality of care while at the same time making healthcare more efficient and cost effective.

A Community Health System[edit]

MID COAST HOSPITAL and MID COAST MEDICAL GROUP are part of MID COAST–PARKVIEW HEALTH, a community health system that addresses a full continuum of health, wellness, and prevention needs. The MID COAST–PARKVIEW HEALTH system also includes:

  • MID COAST SENIOR HEALTH CENTER, the only facility in Midcoast Maine that offers a full continuum of healthcare and wellness services for seniors under one roof. Services include Thornton Hall–Assisted Living; The Garden–Memory Care Community; Mere Point Long-Term Care Community; Bodwell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Lifeline–24/7 emergency response system; and a Geriatric Assessment Clinic.
  • CHANS Home Health Care, a full service, non-profit, Joint Commission Accredited agency providing nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, palliative and private duty care services, and an array of community-based wellness clinics and support services throughout Midcoast Maine.

Employment[edit]

MID COAST–PARKVIEW HEALTH is the largest employer in Brunswick and the third largest employer in the region with 2,000 employees.

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