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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

U.S. House of Representatives Passes 25 Opioid Related Bills

The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed 25 bills to address the nation's opioid crisis.

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Court Orders DHHS to File MaineCare State Plan Amendment Pending Appeal

On June 4th the Kennebec Superior Court ruled that the Maine Department of Health and Human Services must submit a "state plan amendment" implementing the voter-approved Medicaid expansion law. Now the Court has refused to issue a stay, ordering that the amendment be filed pending the administration's appeal.

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7 Tips to Get Patients to Actually Enroll in a DPP—and Stick With It

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Maine has Worst-In-Nation Lyme Disease Rate

Maine’s rate is over 10 times the national average.

 

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Maine Quality Counts Offers Project ECHO Medication Assisted Treatment Course

Through the generous support from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, this program seeks to improve the lives of patients and families living with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) by enhancing the capacity and quality of services available to patients in their communities through their primary care practices.  

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Maine CDC Reportable Diseases: May 2018

The Maine CDC issued its report on reportable diseases for the current year, through May 2018, comparing the figures to the 5 year median for the same point in the year. There are some interesting numbers.

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Harvard Pilgrim and Community Health Options File Lower than Expected Rates for 2019 Individual Policies Offered on the Exchange

Last week, the two health insurers still offering individual policies on the ACA exchange filed proposed rates for 2019 that averaged just over 9 percent. Lower increases would be offered if Maine reinstates a reinsurance program.

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3 Ways to Help Patients Identify and Lower their Risk for Gestational Diabetes Pre-pregnancy—and Type 2 Diabetes Post-pregnancy

When your patients are trying to conceive, it’s an opportunity to talk to them about their lifestyle and work with them to develop healthy habits. This is incredibly important not only for a healthy pregnancy and baby, but also for the long-term health of moms-to-be. A recent study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise revealed that expectant mothers who were more fit before pregnancy were at a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.

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New Interactive Online Course Ups Physicians’ Nutrition Knowledge, Supports Patients in Diabetes Prevention

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.

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128th MAINE LEGISLATURE

Legislative Report: House and Senate in Session This Week. A Vote on Medicaid Expansion?

The Maine Legislature is set to return to Augusta on June 19th to wrap up its work for the year.

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MMA Legislative Update Presentation Now Available

The MMA staff has completed its review of the 128th Legislature's work. That review is now available in presentation form, and any one of MMA's three attorney advocates may be called on to present the review to your medical staff or other group.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

MCMI Training Programs - Level 1 and Level 2 - June 22

The 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


Tuesday, June 26 in Auburn: Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis

 3-hour presentation from 5-8:30 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. Read More


Diabetes Care Begins With Diabetes Prevention: Webinar on June 28 at 12pm

Maine Quality Counts webinar next Thursday, June 28 from 12:00-1:00pm Read More


17th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium - September 21-23, 2018

Registration is now open for the 17th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium taking place September 21-23, 2018 at the Harborside Hotel & Marina in Bar Harbor, Maine presented by the Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

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Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 Annual Conference & Meeting - Nov 2-3

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


New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management

Discussing memory concerns with your patients can be difficult. Alzheimer's and other dementias are complex, and patients often have many questions and concerns.

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Peer Navigation Program from Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)

Free program for those affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Read More


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).

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Advanced Hanley Center Training Available for PELI and HLD Alumni

The Hanley Center’s newest leadership development initiative, the Next Level Leadership Seminar Series, focused on Innovation in Leadership is filling up!  This is a fantastic opportunity to gain more depth in your leadership skills, reconnect with the Hanley alumni network and build new relationships.    Read More


Hanley Center Offers New PELI Course Beginning in October

The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership is delighted to announce that enrollment is now underway for tits inaugural Provider Executive Leadership Institute (PELI) specifically for Advanced Practice Professionals.   Read More


HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Medical Board Physician

The Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS or Retirement System) seeks to engage a Psychiatrist with a keen interest in working collaboratively with other medical physicians for the Medical Board.
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Psychiatry Faculty, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Maine 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


Clinical Cardiology Opportunity

Maine 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


Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician

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


Behavioral Health Consultant

Sacopee Valley Health Center is seeking a full time LCSW/LCPC to join our Medical Team as a Behavioral Health Consultant. Read More


Family Practice Physician - Bucksport Regional Health Center

Bucksport Regional Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) has a unique opportunity in our small independent, community-based primary care facility offering great quality indicators, team atmosphere and excellent working conditions. 
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Maine's Largest FQHC in need of Physician for Geriatric Program

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


Multiple Family Med Opportunities in Beloved Community Health Centers

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


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. 
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Ob/Gyn Physician Opportunity

Western Maine OB/GYN is currently seeking a BC/BE OB/GYN physician to join our exceptional team of providers.
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Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine

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. Husson Internal Medicine is one of seven primary care practices operated by Eastern Maine Medical Center. Read More


Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician

Sacopee Valley 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


Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus

The Central Maine Medical Group seeks BE/BC Internal Medicine physician to join cohesive, well-established, hospital-employed practice in Lewiston, Maine.  Read More


Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

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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