MCMH Welcomes New Cardiologist
    12/16/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Cardiologist Adam Grasso, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C. to the Maine Coast medical staff.An experienced cardiologist who worked with Cleveland Clinic in Ohio for nearly a decade, most recently Dr. Grasso practiced medicine with Indian Health Service, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in New Mexico.  When asked why he was drawn to the area he responds, “The area is beautiful, but I was really drawn to the area because of the need for more cardiology care here. I’m really excited to help build a full time program for this community, and help determine the direction of the program to best meet our patients’ needs.”Dr. Grasso received his medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio before completing internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington, School of Medicine in Seattle.  Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, Dr. Grasso is a professional member of the American Heart Association and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.A lover of the outdoors Dr. Grasso enjoys many of the activities the area has to offer, including hiking, fishing, and skiing (both cross country and downhill). He’s looking forward to exploring the area.Dr. Grasso will be seeing cardiology patients full time at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, extending cardiology program services to a full five days a week to meet increasing patient needs.  The cardiology office is located in the Medical Office Building at 50 Union St. in Ellsworth, and is in Suite 3600. To make an appointment with Dr. Grasso, please call 207-664-5672.

    Twenty-Fifth Annual Poinsettia Ball
    12/09/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital thanks everyone who contributed to the success of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Poinsettia Ball, held on December 3, 2016.  The continued support of presenting sponsors R.H. Foster Energy and Machias Savings Bank, the generous funding from over 150 community donors, the countless hours worked by our over 130 volunteers, and the support of the Ellsworth Ramada make this event possible.   

    Community Health Forum: Foot and Ankle Pain
    11/14/2016

    Dr. Paul Benoit of Frenchman Bay Orthopedics will present a free orthopedic health forum, “Foot and Ankle Pain – Causes and Treatments” on Monday, December 12, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the classroom at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital.    This forum will discuss both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for foot and ankle pain, as well as causes, and have time for questions and answers.     A light dinner will be served at this event.   Please call 207-664-5337 or register online to reserve a seat.  

    Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Classes
    11/08/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Offers Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Classes

    Free Venous Screening Event
    11/08/2016

    Coastal Skin Center of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free screening event for people with varicose and spider veins on November 21, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Coastal Health Center located at 37 Commerce Park in Ellsworth.

    Free Community Health Forum Varicose and Spider Veins: Common Questions and Treatments
    10/26/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a free health education event “Varicose and Spider Veins: Common Questions and Treatments” on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCMH Classroom.  (Door C).

    Community Health Fair
    10/05/2016

    The Eleanor Widener Dixon Memorial Clinic will be hosting a community Health Fair on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the clinic, located at 37 Clinic Road in Gouldsboro.     

    Free Venous Screening Event
    10/05/2016

    Coastal Skin Center of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free screening event for people with varicose and spider veins on October 24, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Coastal Health Center located at 37 Commerce Park in Ellsworth.

    Community Health Forum: Breast Cancer in the Twenty-First Millennium
    10/05/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event “Breast Cancer in the Twenty-First Millennium: Where Are We Headed” presented by Dr. David Coffman of Maine Coast General Surgery on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:00 – 7:00  p.m. in the MCMH Classroom.  (Door C)   

    Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Classes
    10/05/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Offers Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Classes

    Twenty-Fifth Annual Poinsettia Ball
    10/04/2016

    You are invited to “Ring in the Holidays” as the community comes together to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Poinsettia Ball. Long term partners for this charity event, presenting sponsors R. H. Foster Energy, LLC and Machias Savings Bank are pleased to invite you to attend the Twenty-Fifth Annual Poinsettia Ball.

    Life without Gluten Community Health Forum
    09/20/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event “Life without Gluten” presented by Amy Henderson, MS, RD, LD on Monday, October 10, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCMH Classroom.  (Door C)

    Nineteenth Annual Schoodic Scramble
    09/15/2016

    The Nineteenth Annual Schoodic Scramble, a benefit for the Eleanor Widener Dixon Memorial Clinic in Gouldsboro - an family practice clinic of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital - was played on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at the Grindstone Neck Golf Course in Winter Harbor. Eighty-four golfers enjoyed this great golf outing sponsored by Edith Dixon and Vicki and Alan Goldstein. Scramble proceeds of more than $25,000 will be used to fully remodel an exam room at the clinic.

    Orthopedic Health Forum: Hip and Knee Pain; Options for Your Aching Joints
    08/17/2016

    Dr. Peter Copithorne of Frenchman Bay Orthopedics will present a free orthopedic health forum, “Hip and Knee Pain; Options for Your Aching Joints” on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the classroom at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. 

    Nineteenth Annual Schoodic Scramble Fundraiser
    07/29/2016

    The nineteenth Annual Schoodic Scramble charity golf event will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at the Grindstone Neck Golf Course in Winter Harbor.  Golfers will play 18 holes with either a morning or afternoon tee time.  Golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lobster stew, ice cream sundaes, wine, cheese, tournament hat, hole-in-one opportunity as well as prizes for men’s, ladies, and couples flights.

    Free Community Health Forum: The Autism Puzzle
    07/29/2016

    Special Children’s Friends and Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will host a free community health forum focused on Autism on September 6, 2016, starting at 6:30 PM in the Classroom at MCMH.

    ADHD: What Every Parent and Grandparent Would Like to Know
    07/28/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event “ADHD: What Every Parent and Grandparent Would Like to Know” to present information and answer questions for families of children and adolescents with ADHD.  

    Outdoor Footwear Event
    07/15/2016

    EMHS and Cadillac Mountain Sports will be hosting a Healthy Hiking event in celebration of the centennial of Acadia National Park on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 4 to 6 pm at Cadillac Mountain Sports in Ellsworth.   

    The Role of the Family Nurse Practitioner, Free Community Health Forum
    06/17/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event “The Role of the Family Nurse Practitioner” to increase awareness of Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) and their place in primary care.

    Estate Planning Seminar
    05/19/2016

    Free Estate Planning Seminar

    2016 Chefs' Gala Fundraiser Results
    05/11/2016

    On April 30th, the 23rd Annual Chefs’ Gala sponsored by Camden National Bank brought let Ellsworth relive the 1970s!  

    Community Health Forum: Understanding EEGs
    05/11/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event on understanding electroencephalogram (EEG) testing.

    Hospital Week
    05/08/2016

    This year’s National Hospital Week runs from May 8-14.

    Community Health Forum: Nursing
    04/15/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event on Nursing, Presented Nursing Staff on Monday, May 9th from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCMH Classroom.  (Door C) 

    March of Dimes Awards Grant to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for CenteringPregnancy Program®
    03/24/2016

    The March of Dimes Maine Chapter has awarded a grant to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital to provide CenteringPregnancy®, a program proven to help reduce premature birth and cesarean birth rates, and increase breastfeeding among participants.

    Patient Safety Awareness Week
    03/13/2016

    This year Patient Safety Awareness Week will be held from March 13-19.

    Girls on the Run Maine - Ellsworth Chapter
    03/04/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and the Down East Family YMCA are hosting an exciting new program this spring!  Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a 10 week afterschool program for girls in the 3rd-5th grade, Volunteer coaches guide girls through fun lessons that help them understand who they are, the importance of team work, and how they can positively shape the world.

    Free Dental Service Days
    03/04/2016

    The staff of Maine Coast Dental Center and Mount Desert Island Community Dental Center will be providing free dental services to qualifying individuals on the following dates: Community Dental Center: April 27th and April 28th 2016. Maine Coast Dental Center:May 16th and 19th 2016.

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital to Host Job Fair
    02/16/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will host a job fair for several clinical and non-clinical positions on Wednesday, March 2 from 2 to 6 pm in the Medical Office Building at 50 Union Street in Ellsworth.

    23rd Annual Chefs’ Gala Charity Event
    02/12/2016

    Camden National Bank will once again lend its support to the Maine Coast Memorial Hospital as the lead sponsor for the Hospital’s annual Chefs’ Gala charity event, set to take place on Saturday, April 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Ellsworth Ramada. Proceeds will benefit the Hospital’s Breast Clinic and help provide mammogram scholarships for women in need.   

    Heart Healthy Eating
    01/25/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event on Heart Healthy Eating.

    Dental Centers Aim to Give Kids A Smile
    01/08/2016

    Give Kids A Smile free dental care days for The Maine Coast Community Dental Center in Ellsworth and the Community Dental Center in Southwest Harbor have been announced for 2016.

    Southwest Harbor Medical Center Welcomes New Primary Care Physician
    01/08/2016

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and Southwest Harbor Medical Center are happy to welcome Clarke Baxter, MD.  Dr. Baxter is a primary care physician.  

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