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October 2, 2017
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Health Care for Maine Conference Drew Policymakers and Enrollment Specialists
The fifth Health Care for Maine (HC4ME) conference took place last Wednesday in Augusta. This year's conference theme was: The Future of Health Care in Maine: Defending Our Gains, Defining Our Vision.
Two weeks left to register for the 3rd Annual Symposium on Wednesday, October 11 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.
Gordon Smith, EVP of MMA is presently on sabbatical until Jan. 15, 2018. Inquiries that a member or staff might send to Gordon can be directed to Office Manager Diane McMahon who will forward it to others on the staff to assist.
The Maine Home Birth Collaborative, of which the MMA is an integral part, is sponsoring a symposium on perinatal quality that will be of interest to physicians, nurses, midwives, and all health care providers involved in prenatal, postnatal, and perinatal care.
By failing to act before close of business last Friday, the U.S. Congress allowed authorization for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the program funding federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to expire.
The badly needed modernization of the ImmPact IT platform is expected to take place by January 2018.
Governor Paul LePage recently appointed Michael P. Sullivan, M.D. to one of six physician seats on the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine. Dr. Sullivan is an emergency physician and serves as Chief Medical Officer at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.
The Maine Rx Card is a discount card that can be used in a number of pharmacies around the country for drug costs not covered by health insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.
Registration is open for the November 1 presentation at Village By The Sea in Wells, Maine.
Sixty physician leaders from around New England spent Saturday morning in Waltham, MA sharing current issues in the six states and preparing for the November meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. Augusta ophthalmologist Maroulla Gleaton, M.D. was elected as chair of the Council for the upcoming year.
The University of New England’s Center for Excellence in Health Innovation is pleased to announce an opioid use disorder (OUD) and medication assisted treatment (MAT) workshop.
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 (which the Governor has said will happen), the Weekly Update will feature articles concerning aspects of that work of interest to medicine. Otherwise, legislative report articles will resume, and Legislative Committee calls will begin, when the Legislature returns to Augusta in January 2018. Read More
The Special Session is due to begin on Monday, October 23rd. Read More
Join the Caring for ME Clinician Leadership Program
QC is recruiting clinical leaders to build leadership skills and discuss innovative approaches to address the opioid crisis in Maine.
The Maine Concussion Management Initiative has its final training
program for 2017 on October 17 at the annual conference of the Brain Injury
Association of America-Maine Chapter. Read More
Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) is a biennial national conference
dedicated to advance knowledge on dementia in scientific research and clinical
care. Over 2 and half days participants will engage with eminent
researchers and renowned scholars on cutting edge topics in dementia. Read More
The American Lung Association invites all to join them in honoring Senator Susan Collins and local Lung Force Hero Lisa Eid Thursday, November 9th, at Cellardoor at The Point in Portland beginning at 5:30 p.m. 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 many questions and concerns.
Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
Eastern Maine Medical Center seeks a primary care physician, board-certified/board-eligible in internal medicine, to join our well-established, quality-driven, outpatient practice. Read More
Chief Executive Officer
Health Access Network, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Lincoln, Maine, is seeking a dynamic seasoned leader to provide overall direction and administration of health center operations, assuring the center and staff meets the goals and objectives of the health center’s mission.
Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
Health Center has a position available for a Medical Director/Family
Practice Physician for our multi-service,
progressive, rural federally qualified community health center located in a medically underserved
area. Read More
Central Maine Medical
Center, a 250-bed hospital with a 440 provider well-established medical group,
seeks an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to support the recently created transitions of care
heart failure clinic. Read More
Mid Coast Hospital is searching for a part-time (20
hours/week) Physician, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Palliative
Care Program. Read More
Mid Coast Medical Group is
seeking a full time BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join an established Gastroenterology practice with two Physicians and two Nurse Practitioners. 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
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
J. Gaudet Associates is
working closely with Home Care for Maine (Farmingdale) to manage its search for
a Home Care Director. 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
Live and Work in Coastal
Maine! Choose the right fit from 3 Outpatient Opportunities in Machias
and Jonesport. Read More
St. Joseph Hospital, in Bangor, has a full time opening in
our Internal Medicine group (for Ambulatory only practice). Read More
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
The Maine Medical Center (MMC) and
Maine Medical Partners (MMP) are seeking an outstanding clinician-educator to
serve as the physician leader for the Portland Family Medicine Center and as
Associate Medical Director over both the Portland Family Medicine Center and
the Falmouth Primary Care Practice. Read More
Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader 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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