All three of the remaining patients at Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) who were injured in the Oct. 25 mass casualty incident in Lewiston are still in stable condition.
In addition to these patients, Central Maine Healthcare (CMH) is seeing a high volume of patients who have been admitted to the hospital for other reasons.
“I am glad to report our remaining patients from the October 25 incident continue to show signs of progress,” said John Alexander, MD, chief medical officer, Central Maine Healthcare. “As they recover from their injuries, our team members are committed to providing compassionate and expert care for not only them, but for all of our patients at here Central Maine Healthcare.”
On the evening of the tragedy, Central Maine Medical Center assembled a team of more than a dozen surgeons with expertise in orthopedics, cardiovascular, thoracic, colorectal, plastic, urologic and general surgery. They were aided by more than 100 other physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals, all of whom received training in mass casualty incidents.
The doctors, nurses and team members of CMMC extend our deepest condolences to everyone affected by this tragic event.
As part of our ongoing responsibility to continue serving as the regional trauma center for central Maine, we have established the CMMC Compassionate Care Fund for Trauma Response and Support. To donate, please click here. Link: cmhc.org/cmmc/ways-to-give