MaineHealth is expanding practice-based system enhancements and community engagement strategies to continue improving up-to-date immunization rates.
The Health Index Report provides a high-level overview of progress on the seven high priority issues organized by three major focus areas: clinical, community and policy.
Increase Childhood Immunizations
Decrease Tobacco Use
MaineHealth is expanding access to effective programs and therapies for helping tobacco users become tobacco-free, and partnering with community organizations to prevent youth from ever using tobacco.
Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations
MaineHealth remains focused on high-quality outpatient care for chronic illnesses and on improving care coordination as patients transition from one setting to another.
Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths
Decrease Cancer Deaths
MaineHealth is striving to lower the incidence of cancers by reducing tobacco use and obesity rates, while increasing survivorship by maximizing cancer screening and expanding access to community-based treatment.
Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse & Addiction