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MMC earned the distinction of Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission
The MMC Neuroscience Institute - American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Gold Performane Ach
Maine Medical Center Neuroscience Center of Excellence Award

American Nurses Credentialing Center


Maine Medical Center has earned national recognition for its expertise in neurological care, including:

  • MMC was the first healthcare facility in Maine to earn distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission, demonstrating that its stroke care program follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.
  • MMC has received the American Stroke Association's (ASA) Get With The Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Gold Performance Achievement Award in recognition of its commitment to a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards.
  • Chicago-based think tank NeuStrategy has named Maine Medical Center a Stroke Center of Excellence and a Spine Center of Excellence Comprehensive Program, recognizing MMC as ahead of its peers in creating the optimal environment for stroke and spine care.
  • MMC is Maine's only Level I trauma center, designated by the American College of Surgeons, provides specialized emergency and critical care for trauma patients.
  • The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at MMC is one of the country's leading children's hospitals, specializing in all aspects of pediatric medicine for infants, young children, and teens.
  • MMC has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Committee-the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of inpatient nursing care.