Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC), a member of MaineHealth, recently accepted a grant of $50,000 from MaineHealth to continue implementation of Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 as part of its mission to keep our communities healthy. SMHC is working with the Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 program to combat the childhood obesity epidemic, a serious challenge in... read more
One of only 200 hospitals in the nation to administer the vaccine to more than 90 percent of newborns
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection.
“SMHC is... read more
SMHC’s colorectal screening rate higher than the national average
The Cancer Committee at Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) has released its Annual Cancer Program Report, with a focus on colorectal cancer -- the second most common cancer found in adults the United States. The lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is 1 in 20, yet this is one of... read more