BANGOR – The regions largest healthcare provider is changing its name.
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems announced today it will change its name to Northern Light Health in October.
System officials said the change reflects the system’s evolution from individual locations with a regional focus to an organization with statewide offerings.
EMHS now includes 9 hospitals and other facilities and services offered throughout Maine.
They’ll spend the next several months switching to the Northern Light Health brand which will include a big marketing campaign in the fall.