Northern Maine Medical Center healthier meals

Bite-sized moves toward healthier hospital menus

At Northern Maine Medical Center, a three-pronged approach has made an impact that’s built to last.

Through a grant program, Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH), Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) in Fort Kent, Maine, began putting changes into place that have laid the groundwork for improving availability, accessibility and consumption of healthier food and beverages.

Now nearing the completion of the three-year grant, Community Outreach Coordinator Kim Parent of Power of Prevention/Cary Medical Center, describes NMMC’s nutritional services department as a succe

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