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May 14, 2018
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Beware DEA Registration Extortion Scam
We have received reliable reports of a nationwide scam where scammers call prescribers, pretending to be DEA agents investigating the prescriber and trying to obtain personal information.
Your 45-day window to review your Open Payments database profile ends soon. Tuesday, May 15th, which is tomorrow, to be precise.
All Aroostook County physicians and their guests are cordially invited to join MMA at Cafe Sorpreso.
This past week, the White House Office of Management and Budget proposed that Congress rescind $15.4 billion in prior authorizations to federal programs, including nearly $7 billion from the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Your patients have been made well aware through such things as social media, family, friends and marketing that a healthy diet can contribute to significant improvements in health. Several studies have also revealed that healthy diets can not only prevent type 2 diabetes, but can also improve cholesterol levels, reduce hypertension and decrease heart disease.
3-hour presentation from 5-8:30 pm at the Augusta Civic Center.
Learn more about physician payment methodologies and how they are evolving.
CMS proposes to revise and rename the Meaningful Use Program.
The AMA and American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) worked with Appriss Health, the developer of more than 40 state PDMP platforms, to ensure that buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid-use disorder has been removed from all displayed morphine milligram equivalent (MME) calculations throughout its system.
An important part of preventing type 2 diabetes is lifestyle changes. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that people with prediabetes can reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly 60 percent when they participate in a structured lifestyle change program.
Legislative Report: No New Developments This Week
Veto day was held on Wednesday, May 2nd. Click through to find out which health-related vetoes were overridden and which sustained, along with a report on the day and the future of the 128th Legislature.
MaineHealth MORE Conference - Managing the Opioid Response Effort - May 17th
The MaineHealth MORE Conference offers practical clinical approaches to combating Maine's opioid crisis. Join your colleagues and a host of content experts to explore non-opioid pain therapies and innovative opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment modalities. Read More
The Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons will hold their Annual Meeting from Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20 at the Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, ME. Read More
3-hour presentation from 5-8:30 pm at Jeff's Catering in Brewer.
8am-3pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor.
River Awareness fundraiser on the Androscoggin River.
AAAP’s “Half and Half” course with Dr. Richard Fein is a free American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry program that combines 4.25 hours of face-to-face/in-class instruction and 3.75 hours of online training.
Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) will to holding a training
program on June 22 in Waterville at Colby College. It is appropriate for
athletic administrators/directors, school nurses, coaches, athletic trainers,
physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. 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.
Free program for those affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. 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).
Save the date for the NNESAM 2018 Annual Conference taking place at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe Vermont November 2 & 3, 2018. Read More
Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician Opportunity
Western Maine Primary Care is seeking a BC/BE Internist for their well-established outpatient practice located in the Norway, Maine.
Ob/Gyn Physician Opportunity
Western Maine OB/GYN is currently seeking a BC/BE OB/GYN physician to join our exceptional team of providers.
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
Medical Center (MMC) is seeking a BC/BE part/full-time Child & Adolescent
Psychiatrist clinician-educator or clinician-scientist to join the Department
of Psychiatry. Read More
Tri-County Mental Health Services has multiple
current and developing programs including Integrated Primary Care and
Behavioral Health Homes. Read More
PCHC in Bangor, Maine is seeking Board-Eligible Internal
Medicine or Family Med Physician to join our team of doctors and advanced
practice providers in our Community Care and Geriatrics department! Read More
PCHC is recruiting Family Medicine Physicians for locations
in Belfast, Old Town, and Bangor. This is your chance to work for a nationally
recognized FQHC that is a leader in integrated primary care! Read More
Maine Medical Partners Internal Medicine Westbrook is
seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine physician for their well-established
outpatient practice located in the greater Portland, Maine area. Read More
Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an invasive clinical
cardiologist (non-interventional) for their practice located in their Augusta
and Waterville, Maine locations 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
The National Association of Medical Examiners granted Maine's Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) full accreditation, citing it as "one of the best Medical Examiner Offices in the country."
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