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Houlton Regional Welcome Dr. Miguel West

June 15th, 2016
Dr. Miguel West

Dr. Miguel West

Dr. Miquel West completed his medical school training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He then completed his internship in general surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago/The Cook County Hospital. He then spent 2 years in general surgery residency and participating in immunology research at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. West then returned to Chicago and completed his general surgery residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital/The Chicago Medical School.

After being at Howard University for 4 years, Dr. West moved to Detroit, Michigan to accept the position of Associate Professor of Surgery at the Wayne State Medical School. He was named as one of the Top Docs of Detroit for 6 straight years.

In 2015, Dr. West designated a Laureate in Surgery of the National Institute of Medicine. In February, 2016, Dr. West moved to Houlton. He brings with him over 30 years of experience performing general and abdominal surgery, from the most complex intestinal reconstruction to hernia and gallbladder surgery. He is currently at Houlton Regional Hospital and hopes to assist you with all your general surgery needs.

 

Call Surgical Associates of Aroostook at (207) 532-7936 to make an appointment.

Houlton Regional Hospital welcomes Dr. John Russell

June 15th, 2016
Dr. John Russell

Dr. John Russell

 

Dr, John Russell, board certified in urology since 1990,  is in practice at Houlton Regional Hospital, providing evaluation, management, and surgical treatment of a wide variety of urologic problems, including kidney stones, urinary system cancers, urinary incontinence, difficulty urinating and other men’s health issues.

 

Dr. Russell is accepting new patients. Contact Houlton Regional Hospital at 532-4068.

 

Diabetic Support Group Schedules Speaker

June 3rd, 2016

The June meeting of the Houlton Regional Hospital Diabetic Support Group will be held on Wednesday 6/22/2016 in the Center for Community Health Education.

SPEAKER: Kate Lilly, AIC Champion

TOPIC: Taking Control

Noon to 1:30 PM  Wednesday 6/22/2016

You Are Not Alone On Your Journey With Diabetes

Keep in mind that you may bring family and friends with you. For more information, please call Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516 or 532-2900 ext 2516. There is no cost to attend.

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HRH Staffers Graduate UMF

June 2nd, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS!

Four members of the Houlton Regional Hospital staff were among the recent graduates of the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Congratulations to:

  • Ellen Lynn Bartlett, BS in Nursing,  summa cum laude,  Nursing Honor Society

  • Sonja R London   BS in Nursing,  summa cum laude,  Nursing Honor Society

  • Christina J Schmidt, BS in Nursing, Magna cum laude

  • Shellie Anita Williams,  BS in Nursing with a Minor in Forensic Science, Summa Cum Laude

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New Stroke Support Group

May 3rd, 2016

Houlton Regional Hospital has added a new support group that will be meeting regularly in the Community Education Center.  Stroke Support is geared to all who a affected by a stroke, including the stroke victim, their family and friends.

Meetings for May will be held on the 6th and the 20th from 6:00PM to 7:00PM.  For more info, contact Amy at 694-1638.

 

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Diabetic Support Group Meeting for April

April 12th, 2016
  Houlton Regional Hospital would like to invite you to the April meeting of the

DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP

This group will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6p.m. The meeting will be held at Houlton Regional Hospital in The Center for Community Health Education.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
  • 6p.m. – 7:30p.m.
  • Speaker: Mary Ellen Willen, A1C Champion
  • Topic: “Managing Diabetes: The Next Step”

Please join our guest speaker for this very informative session.

Please remember that you may bring family and friends with you. For more information, please call Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516 or 532-2900 ext. 2516. There is no cost to attend.

 

HRH Receives the Gold Star

November 12th, 2015

Houlton Regional Hospital became a smoke-free campus in 2015 and has been recognized for its efforts by  receiving the Gold Star Standard of Excellence from the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network.

The Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network (MTFHN) developed the annual Gold Star Standards of Excellence recognition program to encourage and support Maine hospitals in addressing tobacco use and creating tobacco-free campuses through evidence-based strategies.

The MTFHN applauded  Houlton Regional’s  commitment to the health and well-being of its  patients, staff and visitors through the implementation of the Gold Star Standards of Excellence.

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DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP – November Meeting

November 12th, 2015

Houlton Regional Hospital would like to invite you
to the November meeting of the

DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP

This group will meet Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The meeting will be held at Houlton Regional Hospital in The Center for Community Health Education.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
TOPIC: “SELF CARE – SELF MANAGEMENT”
SPEAKER: DAVE GOODRICH, AMHC
Please join our guest speaker for this informative session.

Also, remember that you may bring family and friends with you. For more information, please call:

Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator
at 521-2516. No cost to attend.
Thank you!

Public Flu Shot Clinic

September 11th, 2015

PUBLIC FLU SHOT CLINIC

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SPONSORED BY

HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE

PATIENTS 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER

 

Friday October 23, 2015

8am – 4pm

  

Location:    Sigrid E. Tompkins Rural Health Center at HRH

Internal Medicine Office

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HRH Cardiac Program Receives Certification

September 11th, 2015


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HRH Cardiac ProgramThe Cardiac and Pulmonary Phase 2 programs at Houlton Regional Hospital were both recently re certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

AACVPR -certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. AACVPR is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the mission of reducing morbidity,mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education,prevention,rehabilitation,research and disease management. Central to the core mission is improvement in quality of life for patients and their families.