Events

Distinguished Guest Lecture at Circus Conservatory of America

Distinguished Guest Lecture at Circus Conservatory of America

WHO: Professor Ron Beadle, of Northumbria University in England AND Conservatory Resident Circus Artists

WHERE: Circus Conservatory of America, 4A Thompson’s Point Rd., Portland, Maine

WHEN: February 10th at 2pm

Knowing, Doing, Being: How circus novices become practitioners   

Medicare Rates Maine-Based Health Care Company Among Nation’s Highest

Medicare Rates Maine-Based Health Care Company Among Nation’s Highest

 Martin’s Point is proud to announce they received a 5 Star rating for their Generations Advantage Prime and Select plans from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This means Mainers have access to two of only 11 plans in the country to earn 5 stars – the only 5 Star Medicare Advantage option in all of New England.

The Medicare Advantage Star Ratings are meant to help seniors compare the level of health care quality and service offered by Medicare health plans. Five stars is the highest possible overall rating.

Shine a Light on Autism for April, Autism Awareness Month

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day and to celebrate, thousands of people are coming together to shine a light on autism. Join Autism Speaks Light It Up Blue initiative to show your support this April

Mercy Gastroenterology Welcomes Dr. McCrann

Mercy Gastroenterology Welcomes Dr. McCrann

 

Mercy Gastroenterology, led by Dr. Christopher Kleeman, is proud to announce that Dr. Catherine H. McCrann has joined the practice.  Dr. McCrann comes to Mercy from Central Maine Gastroenterology in Lewiston where she specialized in general gastroenterology with special interest in women’s health, inflammatory bowel disease and autoimmune liver diseases.   

“I’m looking forward to working with the experienced team at Mercy Gastroenterology,” explained Dr. McCrann.  “Mercy has a longstanding tradition of providing quality, effective and compassionate care and I look forward to supporting that mission.  My previous experience will prove to be a benefit to this community.  As one of the few female gastroenterologists in Maine, I hope to enhance the gastrointestinal health of women.  I grew up in the greater Portland area and I am thrilled to be practicing here”

AAA Offers Tips For Safe Winter Driving

With the blizzard conditions expected to drop a foot or more of snow on the region, AAA recommends motorist avoiding venturing out in the treacherous driving conditions. “Driving during or after a winter storm is dangerous no matter how well you and your vehicle is prepared.” said Pat Moody manager of public affairs AAA Northern New England.  Since more crashes involving property damage occur during the winter months than any other time of the year, AAA Northern New England encourages all motorists to be prepared for adverse conditions as the weather turns cold.

 

AAA Northern New England recommends motorists follow the guidelines below:

 

100+ Women Who Care Southern Maine

100+ Women Who Care Southern Maine

100+ Maine women meet four times a year and each member writes a $50 check to a local charity they have voted on. Find out how you, too, can make a difference.

Mercy Physicians Named in Down East Magazine’s “Maine Top Docs Physician Survey 2015”

Mercy Physicians Named in Down East Magazine’s “Maine Top Docs Physician Survey 2015”

Eleven Mercy physicians were chosen for inclusion in Down East Magazine’s “Maine Top Docs Physician Survey 2015” by their peers. The physicians who made the list were chosen through a peer review in which Maine doctors were asked who they would go to for help if their own family members had health concerns in the specified areas. 

Mercy’s recipients included: Dr. Mark Publicker, addiction medicine;  Dr. Craig Brett, cardiology; Dr. John Devlin, diabetes; Dr. Michael Makaretz, ear, nose and throat; Dr. Christopher Kleeman, gastroenterology; Dr. Benjamin Russell, general surgery; Dr. Lee Thibodeau, neurological surgery; Dr. Roger Inhorn, oncology; Dr. Adam Owen, pain management; Dr. David Langdon, therapeutic radiology; and Dr. Seth Blank, thoracic surgery.  Drs. Brett and Makaretz were each recognized twice on the survey in their respective specialties.