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Shibles Named Regional Vice President Quality and Safety

February 20, 2017

Timothy Churchill, interim president and chief executive officer of Franklin Memorial Hospital, is pleased to announce that Shelly Shibles, RN, BSN, PQHQ (certified Professional in Healthcare Quality), has been named regional vice president of quality and safety for Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH) in Norway and Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington.


Prescription Assistance Returns to Franklin Memorial Hospital

February 20, 2017

Anyone who needs help saving money on prescription medications is eligible for MaineHealth’s recently expanded Medaccess program for Greater Franklin County residents. MedAccess is funded by MaineHealth and is administered at eight Maine hospitals including Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH).


Franklin Memorial Hospital hosts Safe Patient Handling Skills Fair

February 10, 2017

Franklin Memorial Hospital hosted a “Safe Patient Handling Skills Fair” for employees on Feb. 7-8 to enhance patient care with the ultimate goal of providing patients with the safest and highest level of nursing care possible. Here, Matt Center (left), demonstrates the proper use of a slip mat transfer device to prevent injuries to both patients and staff as Brandy Swett, Karla Dalessandro, and Kayla Allen, all CNAs, look on.


Nurse practitioner Joins Franklin Health

January 30, 2017

Nurse practitioner Deborah Burchfield, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, has joined the Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff as a provider at Franklin Health. She is currently based at Franklin Health Internal Medicine, but will also provide care at Livermore Falls Family Practice, and other primary care practices as needed.


Orthopedic surgeon joins Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff

January 27, 2017

Dr. Jay Naliboff, Franklin Memorial Hospital’s vice president of medical affairs, is pleased to announce the addition of orthopedic surgeon Joseph E. Noonan, Jr., MD, to Franklin Health Orthopaedics through a specialty service partnership with MaineGeneral Orthopaedics.


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