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Houlton Regional Hospital – Healthcare for Northern Maine

HRH Receives Avatar Award

July 27th, 2011

Avatar International is extremely pleased to honor Houlton Regional Hospital with the Exceeding Patient Expectation Awards for the year 2010. This national award is presented to the facilities whose overall score exceeds expectations.  The Exceeding patient Expectation Award is based on the 3 critical patient satisfaction survey items gauging patient expectation about quality of care, […]

HRH on Preferred List

July 27th, 2011

Houlton Regional Hospital is pleased to announce they are on the current Preferred Hospital List effective August 1, 2011 to January 31, 2012.  This listing is based on data consisting of: Quality – 40%, Safety – 30%, Patient Satisfaction – 10% and Comparative Cost – 20% and gathered by the Maine Health Management Coalition.  More […]

New Rehabilitation Specialists

July 15th, 2011

Houlton Regional Hospital now has two new rehabilitation specialists: Adam hatt has been certified through the American Physical Therapy Association as n orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS).   As of june 2011, there are 24 of these Specialists in Maine, and Adam is the only one north of Bangor. Kiley Henderson has been certified through the American […]

Barbara Bossie Honored At Banquet

July 8th, 2011

Barbara H. Bossie Director of Outpatient Services & Regulatory Compliance Honored by Houlton Regional Hospital at its Annual Employee Recognition Banquet for 45 years of Service Barbara started her career as a volunteer working weekends and holidays at the Madigan Hospital during her sophomore year in high school.  She found that she enjoyed working in […]

MEDICATION ALLERGIES VS. SIDE EFFECTS

July 8th, 2011

KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE: MEDICATION ALLERGIES   VS. SIDE EFFECTS Many people confuse drug allergies and side effects.  This problem occurs when a patient does not understand the difference between an allergy and side effects. For example, a person who takes aspirin and has a stomach upset, the aspirin is mistakenly viewed as an allergy, when it […]