New Tool Available to Maine Clinicians for Reducing Unnecessary Medical Treatments

Published on November 17, 2015 by

Introducing the Choosing Wisely® Campaign First appearing in Maine in 2013 as a pilot program engaging a small number of primary care practices, ABIM Foundation’s  Choosing Wisely campaign is now growing to engage multiple health systems and community organizations in Maine. Maine Quality Counts is a Choosing Wisely grantee, and is working to advance the goals…
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CompareMaine.org Offers New Healthcare Facility Cost & Quality Info

Published on November 2, 2015 by

The Maine Health Data Organization (MHDO) has launched CompareMaine.org, a new healthcare transparency website.   Consumers can use it to compare the average cost of over 200 medical procedures at more than 170 healthcare facilities in the state—including hospitals, surgical centers, diagnostic imaging centers, labs, and clinics—and see quality ratings alongside cost information. “This launch is the…
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