Maine Behavioral Healthcare faucets skilled skilled from the Maine Well being Care Affiliation to guide communications

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Nadine Grosso will convey greater than 20 years’ expertise as a well being care communications skilled to the state’s main supplier of behavioral well being providers.

Nadine Grosso

South Portland and Westbrook, Maine – Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) introduced in the present day that it has appointed an skilled well being care communications skilled to the function of director of communications and public affairs.

Nadine Grosso, who for greater than 20 years has served because the vp and director of communications with the Maine Well being Care Affiliation, will probably be becoming a member of MBH Aug. 22 as director of communications and public affairs.

Grosso joins MBH after serving because the communications chief of a company that representing greater than 200 nursing houses and assisted dwelling services in Maine, a task she has had since 2000.

“Nadine’s expertise aligns effectively with our mission at MBH,” mentioned Kelly Barton, MBH president. “She is aware of what it’s prefer to advocate for susceptible populations on behalf of a well being care supplier.”

Previous to her present function, Grosso labored as director of public relations for the Well being Care Affiliation of New Jersey and previous to that was program director of the Cherry Hill (N.J.) Municipal Alliance on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. She began her profession as a public relations assistant at a group hospital in Pennsylvania.

“Nadine is considerate and strategic and understands effectively the essential function that communications performs for well being care suppliers, each in communities and amongst care groups. I’m assured she will probably be an efficient spokesperson for our group as we pursue our imaginative and prescient and mission on behalf the communities we serve,” mentioned Barton.

“Serving the communications wants of Maine Behavioral Healthcare’s sufferers and care group members supplies me with a chance to proceed work on behalf of these in our group who rely upon devoted well being care professionals for his or her wellbeing,” mentioned Grosso. “The MBH mission issues and is much more important as our communities emerge from the general public well being emergency. It is a likelihood to make an actual distinction in individuals’s lives.”Grosso replaces Marc Glass, who left MBH earlier this yr to guide communication efforts on the Mitchell Institute in Augusta. In her function, Grosso will probably be accountable for exterior and inner communications, ensuring MBH’s sufferers, care group members and the broader group are conscious of the work accomplished day by day on the group in assist of these with behavioral well being wants.

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About Maine Behavioral Healthcare
Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) is a not-for-profit group serving greater than 20,000 youngsters, adolescents and adults at over 30 areas all through southern, western, and mid-coast Maine, offering a continuum of coordinated psychological healthcare from outpatient group places of work to inpatient acute care at Spring Harbor Hospital. Study extra at www.mainebehavioralhealthcare.org.

About MaineHealth
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit built-in well being system whose imaginative and prescient is, “Working collectively so our communities are the healthiest in America.” It consists of 9 native hospital techniques, a complete behavioral healthcare community, diagnostic providers, house well being companies, and greater than 1,500 employed and impartial physicians working collectively by way of the MaineHealth Medical Group. With roughly 22,000 workers, MaineHealth supplies preventive care, analysis and therapy to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. It consists of Franklin Memorial Hospital/Franklin Group Well being Community in Farmington, LincolnHealth in Damariscotta and Boothbay Harbor, Maine Behavioral Healthcare in South Portland, MaineHealth Care at Residence in Saco, Maine Medical Heart in Portland, Memorial Hospital in North Conway, N.H., Mid Coast-Parkview Well being in Brunswick, NorDx in Scarborough, Pen Bay Medical Heart and Waldo County Basic Hospital in Rockport and Belfast, Southern Maine Well being Care in Biddeford and Sanford, Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook and Stephens Memorial Hospital/Western Maine Well being Care in Norway. MaineHealth Associates embody Maine Basic Well being in Augusta and Waterville, New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Portland and St. Mary’s Regional Medical Heart in Lewiston. It’s also a major stakeholder within the MaineHealth Accountable Care Group in Portland.

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