Eastern Maine Medical Center Receives Prestigious Honor 

Eastern Maine Medical Center received recognition Tuesday for outstanding participation in the field of organ donation.The hospital was awarded a medal of honor at the Bangor Civic Center.The New England Organ Bank says thirty-two people donated organs in Maine last year, twelve of them from EMMC.Bruce White with the New England Organ Bank had high praise for the hospital.”Hospitals have a commitment to doing the right thing for their patients and their patients’ families. This is an extension of the care that they provide to those individuals,” White said.This is the sixth time E.M.M.C. has received this award.