Posts Categorized: News

Support 24/7 Acute Care at PCHC’s Jackman Community Health Center

In 2014, Jackman Community Health Center became a practice of PCHC, a federally qualified health center.  Jackman Community Health Center (JCHC) has been able to provide accessible and affordable primary health care services including family medicine, X-ray, care management, laboratory services, and 24/7 acute care.   PCHC is committed to continue to provide access to primary… Read more »

PCHC Receives Maine Cancer Foundation Grant Award to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce a two-year grant award from the Maine Cancer Foundation in the amount of $100,000 to support efforts to improve colorectal cancer screening rates. Colorectal cancer is Maine’s third leading cause of new cancer cases and cancer-related deaths.  Screening is vital to the prevention and successful treatment… Read more »

Trip Gardner, MD, Receives PCHC’s Dr. Robert P. Allen Quality Award

Trip Gardner, MD, Chief Psychiatric Officer and Medical Director for Homeless Healthcare Services, was awarded the Dr. Robert P. Allen Quality Award at PCHC’s Annual Meeting, held April 22, 2019, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor.  Dr. Gardner was recognized for being singularly responsible for the initiation and implementation of PCHC’s integrated care model, for… Read more »

PCHC Receives MeHAF Grant to Drive Rural Health Innovation in Jackman

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) was recently awarded a Rural Health Transformation grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) for continuing work to build a sustainable urgent care program in the Jackman region. MeHAF awarded three other projects in Franklin, Hancock, and Oxford counties with the intent of supporting programs that provide access to… Read more »

Michele Broadhurst, DC, Chiropractor, Joins PCHC

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Michele Broadhurst, DC, has joined the providers and staff at Penobscot Community Health Center, 1012 Union Street, Bangor. Dr. Broadhurst has over 15 years of experience as a Chiropractor and is dedicated to providing compassionate, effective medical care to patients suffering from chronic pain. Her… Read more »

Penobscot Pediatrics will continue care for Newborns

Written By Dr. Noah Nesin and Dr. Kristen Martin, Special to the BDN •  Published via the Bangor Daily News on February 26, 2019 The Bangor Daily News Feb. 19 article, “A Bangor pediatrics group has stopped sending doctors to visit newborns,” may have created confusion within the community. To provide clarity and assurance to our patients and… Read more »

Celebrating School-Based Health Centers

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is joining school-based health center providers and advocates from across the nation in recognizing the month of February as National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month. National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month is sponsored by the School-Based Health Alliance, a national organization that promotes and supports school-based health centers to assure all children… Read more »

Sandra Ewer, FNP, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Joins PCHC

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Sandra Ewer, FNP, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, has joined the providers and staff at Penobscot Community Health Center, 1012 Union Street, Bangor. Sandra has more than 20 years of nursing experience in the greater Bangor region and is dedicated to providing high quality, individualized women’s… Read more »

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Awards $15,000 to Jackman Community Health Center

Jackman, Maine— Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund recently awarded a $15,000 grant to make heating and cooling system improvements (heat pumps) in newly renovated space at Jackman Community Health Center.  Jackman Community Health Center (JCHC) is located at 376 Main Street, Jackman, and is staffed by… Read more »

Homeless Vigil Planned for December 21st

Bangor’s Annual Homeless Memorial Day Bangor, Maine — PCHC’s Hope House Health & Living Center, in collaboration with the Hammond Street Congregational Church, the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, the Shaw House, and FACT (Families and Children Together), will sponsor a Homeless Vigil at Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor on Friday, December 21nd… Read more »

This Wednesday – R(a)pelling Stigma – PCHC Goes Over the Edge for Recovery!

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has partnered with Over the Edge to bring a brand new event to Bangor this Wednesday. R(a)pelling Stigma is an adventure fundraiser featuring an exciting opportunity for members of the public to rappel down the Cross Insurance Center on Main Street and help r(a)pell stigma around substance use disorder! All… Read more »

PCHC Names 2018 Clinical & Non-Clinical Employees of the Year

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Wuanita Elkins, Patient Service Representative at Capehart Community Health Center, and Danielle Reardon, MHRT, Clubhouse Unit Coordinator at Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse, were named PCHC’s 2018 Non-Clinical and Clinical Employees of the Year! Employees of the Year at PCHC are chosen for embodying the finest spirit,… Read more »

R(a)pelling Stigma: PCHC Goes Over the Edge for Recovery

Adventure Fundraising Event to Be Held October 17 at Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has partnered with Over the Edge to bring a brand new event to Bangor this October. R(a)pelling Stigma is an adventure fundraiser featuring an exciting opportunity for members of the public to rappel down the Cross Insurance… Read more »

PCHC to Open State-of-the-Art Infusion Center

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is proud to announce plans for a forthcoming opening of a state of the art infusion center at Penobscot Community Health Center, 1012 Union Street, Bangor. The infusion therapy center is expected to be open to everyone in the community, not just existing PCHC patients, by July 23, 2018. PCHC’s… Read more »

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Awards $10,000 to Jackman Community Health Center

Jackman, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund recently awarded a $10,000 grant to help fund building renovations and improvements at Jackman Community Health Center.  Jackman Community Health Center is located at 376 Main Street, Jackman, and is staffed by Patricia Doyle, MD. Lori Dwyer, Esq., President… Read more »

PCHC Receives Maine Cancer Foundation Grant Award

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce a two-year grant award received from the Maine Cancer Foundation in the amount of $100,000 to support efforts to improve colorectal screening rates. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of new cancer cases and cancer-related death in Maine. Screening is vital to prevention and successful… Read more »

Libra Foundation Supports PCHC’s Brewer School Based Health Centers

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Libra Foundation Fund recently awarded a $10,000 grant in support of PCHC’s Brewer School Based Health Centers. With clinics at the Brewer Community School and Brewer High School, PCHC provides more than 1700 students access to medical, dental, and mental health services. Lori Dwyer,… Read more »

PCHC Publishes 2017 Annual Report; Hosts 20th Annual Meeting

PCHC is pleased to make our Annual Report available to our patients, friends, and stakeholders. This report documents our success in 2017 and highlights PCHC’s integrated model of primary care behind every patient. Through our integrated care model, our hope and our mission is that each patient will be met where they are, will be… Read more »