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Eating Disorders: one of the deadliest mental illnesses

Patrice Lockhart, MD, Medical Director for the New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser was interviewed for an article in the Maine Sunday Telegram. Sweetser’s eating disorders program is located in Saco on a therapeutic campus. The program supports people of all ages and genders, and offers services including assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

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Sweetser Provides Notification of Data Security Incident

Sweetser has learned of a data security incident that involved protected health information belonging to certain current and former clients. On October 25, 2019, Sweetser notified potentially impacted individuals and provided resources to assist them. On June 24, 2019, Sweetser detected unusual activity in its email environment and soon thereafter learned an unauthorized third party

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Partnership Leads to Recognition as an Exemplary Practice

Sweetser has been recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a TCPI (Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative) Exemplary Practice.  A formal Letter of Commendation was presented to the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network (NNEPTN) team in celebration on September 11, 2019. In 2016, Sweetser partnered with NNEPTN, led by Maine Quality

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