Safety Tips for Shoveling
Snow season has officially hit Maine, which means if you haven't already, you will surely need to move snow out of your way soon. Shoveling snow is a very physical and tedious task. It's important that as you shovel, you remember the below tips to avoid any unwanted injuries.
OneConnect Poster Wins Gold Medal at Annual Conference
The High Value Practice Academic Alliance hosts an annual conference in partnership with the American Hospital Association where medical providers are invited to share knowledge and best practices on providing high value healthcare.
A Thanksgiving Dish Everyone Can Help With
Thanksgiving is a special time for family and friends to come together and enjoy each other's company (and lots of food)! Involving kids in this tradition is easier with a make-ahead, no-bake recipe. This pumpkin pie is a great way to include your little one in the tradition. It can be made ahead to avoid day-of rushing and requires no cracking of eggs or baking! Enjoy making great memories together!
OA Centers for Orthopaedics Outpatient Surgery Center achieves re-accreditation
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) accredits organizations with outpatient settings who reach nationally-recognized standards for the delivery of high-quality health care. The certification of accreditation exhibits our commitment to our patients and communities in providing safe, high quality outpatient services. Both of our ambulatory surgery centers are recognized by this certification...
Avoid running injury in cooler weather
Long time runner and Spectrum physical therapist, Dan Frey, knows what it's like to be injured. He also knows how to help you avoid an injury to continue running outside as the weather gets cooler. Here are 3 tips from Dan to stay healthy and enjoy running in the crisp, fall weather...
New process increases internal Flu Vaccinate rate at Spectrum Healthcare Partners
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every flu season. The CDC strongly encourages healthcare workers to get the flu vaccine since they are more likely to be exposed to the flu and could easily spread the virus. Spectrum Healthcare Partners strongly encourages all employees to receive the flu vaccine each year and will provide the vaccine free of charge.
Finding the right hiking shoe for you
Boots are probably a hikers most critical piece of equipment. The right pair will help you glide down the trail with a smile on your face, while poor-quality boots will have you gritting your teeth with every footfall. When it comes to selecting the shoe for you, forget about looks, numerical sizes, flashy features, or even what your friends recommend--unless their feet are identical to yours. The issues you should consider are comfort, durability, stability, weight, warmth, and water resistance. The most important thing in buying boots is to get a good fit, with a snug fit at the heel and wiggling room for your toes in front.
Spectrum Healthcare Partners 401 (k) Plan Earns National Award
Spectrum Healthcare Partners 401 (k) plan was selected as one of 34 winners from 3,495 plans throughout the country.
Dr. Hanley’s ‘Chance’ to Help Others
In 2005, Dr. Sean Hanley was approached with an opportunity that he felt was extremely intriguing – traveling to China to perform surgery for those who could not afford it, a mission project led by the charitable organization Healing the Children.