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“We’re happy to provide care to any and all types of patients that want to come here, whether they’ve just moved to the area or they’ve transferred their care from another provider.”
– Jessica MacPhail, NP, EMMC Family Medicine, Husson Ave.
EMMC Family Medicine is currently accepting new patients in many of its practices.
Last June, Robert Nichols of Waterville was playing a round of golf, just like he had done hundreds of times before. But something was different this time. When he got to the fifth hole, his chest began to hurt, and he just wasn’t feeling well. Robert was having a heart attack.
Read more about the many other life-saving stories that take place every day at EMMC Heart Care.
EMMC is the specialty referral hospital for the northern two-thirds of Maine, providing leading-edge programs in cancer, surgery, and cardiac care, among many others.
Our passion is providing the best patient care possible with a focus on excellent service, clinical quality, and patient safety. A committed partner to our patients and community, we believe nothing should stand in the way of quality healthcare.
Click here to find out more about EMMC's Modernization Project.
Serving our communities is at the heart of EMMC’s nonprofit mission. That's why we invest in resources that help improve the health of the people living in the northern two-thirds of Maine.
Learn how EMMC is making a difference in our communities every day.
Professional nurses function independently and in collaboration with other healthcare professionals in the most efficient and effective manner to assist patients in attaining and maintaining their highest potential level of health and independence. Nurses use the nursing process as a decision-making tool to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate their nursing care.
Nurses are lifelong learners and are supported and encouraged to develop their personal and professional potential. Eastern Maine Medical Center is committed to fostering the growth and development of clinical nursing practice through education and research. This is accomplished by creating an atmosphere that stimulates learning and by the systematic testing of new ideas for the improvement of nursing practice.
EMMC's nurses, collectively, bring years of caring, skill, and experience to each of our patients, and their expertise and innovative ideas help shape the care EMMC’s patients and their families receive on a daily basis. We are proud of that tradition of nursing excellence.
EMMC has much nursing tradition throughout the organization including the CEO's office. Our medical center is led by Deborah Carey Johnson, RN, president and CEO, who is, herself, a nurse. Senior leader Deb Sanford, RN, MSN, MBA, Baldrige Executive Fellow, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, is also a nurse, and many other nurses serve in leadership positions throughout the organization.
We’re proud our nurses are serving as examples of nursing engagement, not only here within our halls, but at hospitals across the United States. They’re trying new ideas, breaking new ground, sharing their best ideas with others, and raising the standard for nursing care as they go.
We invite you to learn more about EMMC’s nurses and our tradition of nursing excellence by exploring these pages. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.