Tag: Sharon Daley

Great Cranberry Isles Health Fair a Success

  BAR HARBOR, ME — Approximately 20 health care providers traveled to GCI on the Moonbeam and other boats to a health fair hosted by the Maine Seacoast Mission. This provided islanders a chance to have free hearing tests by an audiologist, blood sugar checks information on breast self exam, hospice, domestic violence and home…

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Maine Telemedicine Report Includes Mission Island Health Programs

pressherald.com Health care Updated July 28 Maine still waiting for internet health care revolution Poor broadband and out-of-step Medicare policies relegate the state’s use of telehealth to small niches when it should be in the mainstream. By J. Craig Anderson, Staff Writer Information technology should be revolutionizing the way patients in Maine interact with their…

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Maine Islands Have Figured Out How to Do Elder Care

BAR HARBOR, ME — Thank you, Down East magazine, and contributing editor Jesse Ellison for your excellent May 2019 piece, “No Elder an Island.” The Mission’s Island Health Director, Sharon Daley, RN, is a pioneer in Maine unbridged island adult family care homes. Among Director Daley’s work with island communities aboard the ‘Sunbeam,’ she also…

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Mass General Neurologist Offers Support to Sunbeam’s Telemedicine Work

BAR HARBOR, ME — “Monday, April 15, I spent an amazing day at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) thanks to Anand Viswanathan, MD, PhD,” said the Mission’s Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN. Director Daley’s was somewhat of a full-circle visit. In May 2018, at the invitation of then-Mission President Scott Planting, Dr. Anand spent three…

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Island Health Director Helps Island Nursing Students Understand What’s Ahead

BAR HARBOR, ME — On Thursday February 7th Maine Seacoast Mission Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN joined two other island leaders in speaking to nursing students at University of Southern Maine College of Nursing’s Casco Bay Fishing and Island Partnership. Fourteen nursing students will partner with the Casco Bay islands during their nursing school…

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Family Nurse Practitioner Assists Mission Island Health Director on Matinicus Island

ABOARD THE ‘SUNBEAM V’ — Clinical Director and Family Nurse Practitioner Jennifer “Jen” Desmond flew out to Matinicus from Vinalhaven’s Islands Community Medical Services, Inc. to meet up with the Sunbeam V and the Mission’s Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN and see some people in person. Family Nurse Practitioner Assists Mission Island Health Director…

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‘Sunbeam’ Schedule: Island Telemedicine Visits Feb. 13-15

Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. The Sunbeam V is scheduled for a February 13-14 visit to Frenchboro, Isle au Haut, Matinicus. Questions about Island Health Services and Telemedicine? Please contact Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN. For other inquiries…

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Island Health Director is Go-Between with Island Elder Care Administrators, State DHHS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2018 For more information: Contact: Scott K Fish, Communications & Marketing Director Maine Seacoast Mission 207-458-7185 or [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2018 For more information: Contact: Scott K Fish, Communications & Marketing Director Maine Seacoast Mission 207-458-7185 or [email protected] Island Health Director is Go-Between with Island Elder Care…

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Rain, Snow, Sleet, Hail – The Mail and Sunbeam Crew Get Through

NORTHEAST HARBOR — Tuesday, January 30th, the Sunbeam curtailed certain trips because of 30 knot (34.5 mph) high winds. Still, as Island Health Director Sharon Daley points out in her email, she and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman hopped aboard a mail boat and kept their appointments on Great Cranberry Isle.

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