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January 8, 2018
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Physicians: Healers...and Job Creators?
Physicians add opportunity, growth and prosperity to the Maine economy by creating 39,027 jobs and generating $6.4 billion in economic activity, according to a new report, The Economic Impact of Physicians in Maine, released today by the Maine Medical Association (MMA) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
The Maine Legislature returned to Augusta on January 3rd. The MMA and the MOA work together to provide a physician to serve as Doctor of the Day for every day the Legislature is actually in session. It's a great opportunity...and not just for you!
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Grand Rounds on January 16, 2018 will present a session entitled, "Public Health Response to a Nuclear Detonation," to address preparations “for the possibility of a nuclear war.”
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests there is a small increase in the risk of cardiac malformations associated with intrauterine exposure to methylphenidate, a medication to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
The MMA's MICIS (Maine Independent Clinical Information Service) program will continue to offer CME on opioid prescribing and Maine's opioid laws to help prescribers meet their 3 hour opioid CME requirements.
A new rule from the Maine CDC requires vaccination of children in 7th grade, with a booster in 12th grade, against meningococcal meningitis. See below for an article from the CDC's Immunization Program about this important vaccine.
An important press release from the Office of MaineCare Services about changes that became effective January 1, 2018.
Legislative Calls Resume This Tuesday, January 9th
The Maine Legislature has returned to Augusta. That means public hearings and work sessions resumed this week, and it's time for our weekly Legislative Committee calls to start up again. The first call will be Tuesday, January 9th, at 8 p.m.
Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
Take Advantage of Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - Available 24/7 now from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network (NNE-PTN).
Discussing memory concerns with your patients can be difficult. Alzheimer's and other dementias are complex, and patients often have many questions and concerns.
Did you know that approximately half of those who die by suicide are seen by a medical provider in the month before their death? Attend Healthcare Suicide Prevention Protocol Development Training to learn how your medical staff can be prepared.
Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
Maine Medical Center seeks a primary care physician,
board-certified/board-eligible in internal medicine, to join our
well-established, quality-driven, outpatient practice. Husson Internal Medicine
is one of seven primary care practices operated by Eastern Maine Medical
Center. Read More
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
Mid Coast Medical Group is
seeking a full time BC/BE Physiatrist to join an established practice of one
Physician and one Nurse Practitioner. 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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