March 17, 2016

Committee saves over $1 million through cost conscious initiatives

By: Elizabeth Wood

Creating a “Cost Conscious Culture Committee” helped Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland shave more than $1.8 million in operating costs from the beginning of 2014 to the end of 2015. Not only that, but during 2015, MMC’s perioperative services leaders were also involved in a $40 million expansion project that culminated in five brand new ORs and 20 pre- and postanesthesia care unit bays.

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