Machias – Down East Community Hospital’s CEO Search Committee presented their recommendation candidate for CEO to the full Hospital Board at its monthly meeting Wednesday night. With a unanimous vote, the Board is pleased to announce that Dennis Welsh will be the next CEO of Down East Community Hospital and will assume Administrative duties on April 27.
Down East Community Hospital Emergency Physician Colin Coor, MD is awarded fellowship status by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Down East Community Hospital was one of 32 hospitals in New England and 1 of 11 hospitals in Maine that made Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s Hospital 2014 Honor Roll this year.
Machias - On January 2 at 10:50 am Brealyn Ember Rose Olsen, weighing in at 7 lbs., 14 oz., became the first baby born at Down East Community Hospital for the year 2015.
Down East Community Hospital’s 26th Annual “Light A Life” celebration took place on Tuesday, December 2 with an estimated 300 community members in attendance.
For Immediate Release: 12/5/14
Contact: Julie Hixson
Down East Community Hospital’s Quality Improvement Director, Andrea Poulos, RN, earned the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification.
On Wednesday, November 19, the Down East Community Hospital Board of Trustees elected Rick Ramsdell of Machiasport to the Board.
Machias – On Tuesday, November 18, Machias Savings Bank President, Larry Barker, presented a $1,000 donation to Down East Community Hospital CEO, Ralph Gabarro, and Board Chair David Whitney for Light A Life.
Down East Community Hospital announced a partnership with the Downeast Medical Associates' general surgery practice located at the Reid Emery Medical Building in Machias.
Down East Community Hospital and its physician practices are following all Ebola precautions and guidelines outlined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Education and training have been provided to the staff in preparing to handle this viral disease.