Funds Coming to Improve Patient Care 

Nearly $200,000 are coming to two area health care facilities, courtesy of the Department of Health and Human Services.Health Access Network, Inc. in Lincoln will receive $100,000 towards an electronic patient registry program, that they say will focus on diabetes and cardiovascular disease management.Sebasticook Valley Hospital says it will be using its $99,639 to implement a quality improvement project in Pittsfield and Clinton, aimed at improving the care of patients with chronic conditions.