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June 19, 2017

In This Issue
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Professionalism Conference Draws Enthusiastic Crowd and Impressive Reviews
News and Views from the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting
AMA Launches Opioid Education Microsite
MMA Annual Benefit Golf Tournament Monday, July 10, 2017
HHS Update on WannaCry and New OCR Resources on Reporting After Cyberattacks
MMA Files Comments on Licensing Board Rules on Use of Controlled Substances for Treatment of Pain
FDA Requests Halt to OpanaŽ ER Sales
Is Your Staff Checking BP Correctly?
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
Weekly MMA Legislative Committee Conference Call Information
Legislative Highlights of the Week
Call Your State Representatives: L.D. 46 Eliminating Physician Exemption from Jury Duty Passed the Senate!
UPCOMING EVENTS
June 20 Webinar: Recognizing When Patients Have Concerns About the Cost of Their Health Care
National Medicare Education Program June 28
Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
Save the Date: MICIS Presentation on Opioid Prescribing in Auburn on Wednesday, July 19
16th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium - September 15-17
Patient Safety Academy - September 29
Maine Providers Standing Up for Healthcare Schedules Press Conference for this Friday in Lewiston
Register Now for the MMA and Maine Health Management Coalition 2017 Symposium on October 11
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Family Medicine Physician - Pittsfield, ME
Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
Part-time Clinical & Part-time Research Position in Central Maine
Family Medicine Physician - Winthrop, ME
DO or MD Physician - Augusta, ME
Family Medicine Physician - Waterville, ME
Family Medicine Physician/Clinician Leader - Portland, ME
Family Medicine - Windham, ME
Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Wanted
Physician - Lubec, ME
Nurse Practitioner - Swift River Family Medicine - Rumford, ME
Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Bridgton, ME
Hospitalist - Brunswick, Maine
Gastroenterologist - Brunswick, Maine
Ophthalmologist - Brunswick, Maine

 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

June 20 Webinar: Recognizing When Patients Have Concerns About the Cost of Their Health Care

Webinar: Tuesday, June 20 12:00-1:00pm  

Recognizing When Patients Have Concerns About the Cost of Their Health Care

Peter A. Ubel, M.D. is a physician and behavioral scientist whose research and writing explores how people make decisions related to health and health care.  He is the Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor of Business, Public Policy and Medicine at Duke University.  He is the director of the Program for Improving Healthcare Consumerism and core faculty at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy.  He uses the tools of decision psychology and behavioral economics to explore topics like informed consent, shared decision making and health care cost containment.  He has authored over 250 academic publications, he majority of which involve empirical explorations of decision psychology as it pertains to health care.  He has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, the New Yorker, and is a regular contributor at Forbes.  His books include Pricing Life (MIT Press 2000), Free Market Madness (Harvard Business Press, 2009) and Critical Decisions (HarperCollins, 2012).  You can find his blogs and other information at http://www.peterubel.com/. 

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