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May 21, 2018
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Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Conclude Successful Meeting in Kennebunkport
The Maine Chapter of the American College of Surgeons met this past weekend in Kennebunkport and heard CME presentations on subjects ranging from post-surgery prescribing of opioid medication to the difficulty of maintaining general surgeons in rural Maine.
Dr. Jamie Loggins, outgoing President, & Dr. Amy Tan, incoming President
The AMA and other medical organizations are analyzing the Trump Administration's proposals in the complex federal regulatory framework in the United States.
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."
CMS is in the process of sending new Medicare cards to beneficiaries in phases by geographic region.
See a summary of a survey conducted recently by the American Board of Pain Medicine (ABPM).
Maine has an application for a similar waiver pending before CMS.
The Mary F. Cushman, MD Award is presented by the MMA each year to recognize the humanitarian service of Maine medical volunteers.
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.
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: Primary Elections June 12th
Primary elections in Maine will be held June 12, 2018. On the 13th we should know who will be the major party candidates for various political offices. Click through to find out which health-related vetoes were overridden and which sustained.
Monday, May 21 in Brewer: Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis
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.
3-hour presentation from 5-8:30 pm at the Augusta Civic Center.
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
Behavioral Health Consultant
Valley Health Center is seeking a full time LCSW/LCPC to join our Medical Team
as a Behavioral Health Consultant. 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
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
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