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January 29, 2018
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Hanley Center Graduates Another Class of McAfee Fellows
The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership recognized another 34 McAfee Fellows at the conclusion of the 5th cohort of the Physician Executive Leadership Institute (PELI) on Saturday, Jan. 27.
Rules promulgated by the State Board of Pharmacy implementing a law enacted twice by the Legislature which would permit pharmacists to dispense naloxone without a prescription continue to sit on the Governor's desk, provoking a significant reaction from legislators, advocates and editorial writers.
The Washington Post reports that this year’s influenza outbreak is widespread and severe…and it has yet to peak. The paper reports that more people sought treatment in the second week of January 2018 than in any similar period in nearly a decade.
A new report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine reports that E-cigarettes containing nicotine can be addictive, and adolescents who "vape" are at higher risk of smoking.
The Trump administration last week announced new regulations and a new federal office in the Department of Health and Human Services, the “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division,” related to complaints from health care workers who refuse to perform certain medical procedures on the grounds that they violate their religious or moral beliefs.
Six out of ten Americans do not realize that anesthesiologists are physicians. There IS a difference.
An important press release from the Office of MaineCare Services about changes that became effective January 1, 2018.
Webinar on Wednesday, January 31 at 11:30am.
Legislative Call This Tuesday, January 30th
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 next call will be Tuesday, January 30th, at 8 p.m.
A brief summary of some of the hearings and work sessions that took place during the last week, and a look ahead.
Caring for ME: Alternative Treatments to Pain - February 6 webinar
Maine Quality Counts presents a one-hour webinar 12-1pm on Tuesday, February 6th.
X-Waiver Training Available February 9th
Free "Half and Half" X-waiver training for substance use disorder treatment is available on February 9th at St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston. Office-based treatment for opioid use disorders.
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.
28th Annual Winter Conference - Contemporary Topics in Orthopedics - March 16-18
Join us for the 28th Annual Winter Conference - Contemporary Topics in Orthopedics at the Sugarloaf Resort & Conference Center. Read More
Maine Quality Counts (QC) will host their annual
conference at the Augusta Civic Center. QC has decided to host a half-day
conference this year, focused on a select number of topical innovations that
are of strategic importance to QC’s members, partners, and stakeholders. 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.
Take Advantage of Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - Available 24/7 now from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network (NNE-PTN).
Associate Director/Director of Compliance, Privacy, Risk and Legal Affairs for Penobscot Community Health Care in Bangor, Maine
is looking for an individual with some combination of expertise in
implementing, modifying, and/or overseeing PCHC’s compliance plan, privacy
program, risk management activities, and coordinating its day-to-day legal
affairs in close partnership with PCHC’s general counsel and senior leadership. Read More
Dynamic, experienced, leader sought by a
growing Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in beautiful Portland
Maine. Read More
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
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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