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August 14, 2017
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President Declares Opioid Crisis a National Emergency; Legislature's Opioid Crisis Task Force Meets Wed.
Reversing earlier statements by his administration, President Donald Trump this past week stated his intention to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. On this coming Wednesday, the Maine Legislature's Task Force on the Opioid Crisis will break into three work groups and review the recommendations of the Maine Opiate Collaborative. Read More
Deadline for special room rate is August 7th. Registration link is in the article. Read More
On Friday, July 28, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services posted on its website two documents, “Electronic Prescribing Clarifications” and “Opioid Dispensing Clarifications.” They answer some questions and have been updated in response to this article in last week's Weekly Update.
On August 7, Mount Desert Island Hospital celebrated both its 120th Anniversary and honored Edward Gilmore, M.D., MACP who recently retired after 47 years of dedicated service to the island and its inhabitants. MMA was privileged to be a part of this special evening.
Registration is open for two 3-hour programs scheduled for September 19 in Augusta and September 27 in Caribou. Read More
If you are a prescriber in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Somerset or Washington Counties, Hornby Zeller Associates would like to interview you this month about PMP use, education and perceptions of prescription drug misuse.
Legislative Calls to Resume When Legislature Returns
The Maine Legislature is in recess at present. Should they return for a special session in the fall of 2017, the Weekly Update will feature articles concerning that work. Otherwise, legislative report articles will resume, and Legislative Committee calls will begin, when the Legislature returns to Augusta in January 2018. Read More
Open House at Grand Rounds, A Health Tech Company - August 17
You are cordially invited to our open house! As a digital health company new to Lewiston, we are inviting experienced clinicians to our new office on Thursday, August 17th, and we are excited for the opportunity to meet you there.
Feel like you are muddling through MACRA? Attend QPP open call sessions with the New England QIN-QIO. Read More
A physician leadership webinar specifically for women physicians. Read More
Spread the word across the country! The Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons will be presenting the 16th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium at the Harborside Hotel & Marina in Bar Harbor, Maine September 15-17, 2017! Read More
Join us for the 8th Annual Patient Safety Academy! This day-long event is open to anyone interested or engaged in patient safety activities. Read More
Register now for the
Maine Health Management Coalition and Maine Medical Association's third annual
symposium on improving healthcare value. Read More
Take Advantage of Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits -
Available 24/7 now from the Northern New England Practice Transformation
Network (NNE-PTN) Read More
Discussing memory concerns with your patients can be difficult. Alzheimer's and other dementias are complex, and patients often have a lot of questions and concerns.
Director of Medical Services
Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice seeks a full-time Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy to oversee medical services in our home care, hospice, palliative and transitional healthcare programs.
Family Medicine Physician - Pittsfield, ME
Sebasticook Valley Hospital is seeking a full time Family Medicine
physician to join Sebasticook Valley Family Care a modern practice
located just off I-95 in Pittsfield. Read More
Winthrop Family Medicine in Winthrop, Maine is recruiting a
Family Medicine Physician! Read More
Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency (MDFMR), a community
of allopathic and osteopathic physicians in Augusta, Maine who love to
teach, is seeking a DO or MD Physician to join our faculty. Read More
Waterville Family Practice, a five provider private practice in
downtown Waterville, Maine, is seeking a Family Medicine Physician to
join the all outpatient practice. Read More
Practitioner is responsible for providing primary healthcare to patients and
families of all ages, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention,
patient education and counseling. Read More
Bridgton Hospital, part of the Central Maine Medical Family, seeks a
physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join its well-established
hospitalist program. Read More
Mid Coast Hospital is seeking
a full time Hospitalist to join its established hospitalist service, which is
expanding due to growth. The candidate should be BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family
Medicine. Read More
Mid Coast Medical Group is
seeking a full time BC/BE Gastroenterologistto join an established Gastroenterologypractice with two Physicians and two Nurse Practitioners. Read More
Mid Coast Medical Group is
seeking a full time BC/BE Ophthalmologistto join an established, comprehensive practice with locations in Bath and
Brunswick, Maine. Read More
St. Joseph Hospital, in Bangor, has a full time opening in
our Internal Medicine group (for Ambulatory only practice). Read More
Health Care is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively
with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive
primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home
model of care delivery. Read More
Take advantage of this opportunity with the Veterans' Administration to thank our veterans in a concrete way for their service and their sacrifices. Read More
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