iPad Share Program

MaineHealth is aiming to make 10 iPads available for use by cancer patients, survivors and caregivers while they have IV therapies at the Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute and during their recovery phase.  The iPads will be preloaded with education and support materials and resources selected by a Community Health Educator from MaineHealth.  The iPads will also provide stress relief during lengthy infusion treatment sessions by allowing patients and caregivers to watch movies, participate in social networking, or listen to their favorite music.

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1 Year Pilot Grant

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2013 Expanding Cancer Telegenetics to Serve Five Maine Counties $30,000 Prevention MaineHealth
2012 iPad Share Program $7,406 Support MaineHealth
2012 Telemedicine $40,000 Support MaineHealth
2010 Patient Interviews for Developing Regional Oncology Plan $5,000 Support MaineHealth