Title

"Focus: Health Care" piece on the Maine Humanities Council's Literature & Medici

Authors

Whit Richardson

Source

Mainebiz

Date

9-17-2007

Pages

36-47

Abstract

"Focus: Health Care" piece on the Maine Humanities Council's Literature & Medicine program that brings literature into the health care workplace. The idea behind the program is to bring a human face to medicine, making health care workers more empathetic. With comments by program participants Dina McKelvy, a health librarian at Maine Medical Center; Tom Lizotte, director of marketing at Mayor Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft; George Dreher, a psychiatrist at Maine Med; and Elizabeth Sinclair, program coordinator of the Literature & Medicine program. Since its launch in 1997, the program has been used at 26 hospitals and community health centers in Maine.

Subjects

Medical care, Maine Humanities Council

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