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July 2, 2018
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Maine Quality Counts to Merge with Qualidigm
Qualidigm, a national healthcare consulting think tank based in Wethersfield, Conn., and Maine Quality Counts, a regional health improvement collaborative of Manchester, Maine, have announced their execution of an affiliation to merge agreement.
The law, passed last year with the help of MMA's advocacy efforts, phases in an age limit of 21 for tobacco purchases and is now in effect.
During the two sessions of the 128th Legislature, the Maine Medical Association advocacy team monitored well over 300 pieces of legislation involving some aspect of healthcare. With the session now nearly concluded, MMA attorneys are available to present a one hour CME talk on the new laws of which physicians need to be aware.
Maine Equal Justice Partners (MEJP) and other advocates for Medicaid expansion in Maine held a press conference in Portland today to encourage Mainers who are eligible for health care coverage under the state's Medicaid expansion law to file an application with the Maine DHHS.
Hanley Center Offers Next Level Leadership Seminar Series
The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership is offering a three-day seminar series that explores innovation-based strategies as a source of competitive advantage in an industry with strict regulation and limited financial resources.
To promote the screening and identification of individuals with opioids disorder, MaineCare is opening the code G9584, “Patient evaluated for risk of misuse of opiates by using a brief validated instrument (e.g., Opioid Risk Tool, SOAPP-R) or patient interviewed at least once during opioid therapy.”
The Maine Health Access Foundation, the Maine Medical Association, Quality Counts and Pivot Point presented a panel on their collective opioid work in Maine to the Grantmakers in Health Annual Conference on health philanthropy in Chicago last week.
Sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Long Range Planning and Development, this survey will help the AMA identify and better understand important issues relevant to health care and the practice of medicine.Read More
7 Tips to Get Patients to Actually Enroll in a DPP—and Stick With It
Legislative Report: "Veto Day" Scheduled for July 9th. Governor LePage Has Promised They Will Have Vetoes to Consider
The House and Senate have adjourned after passing a number of funding and other bills, but without voting on tax conformity or clean elections funding. Governor Paul LePage has vowed to veto the Medicaid expansion funding bill and others.
Maine Quality Counts Offers Project ECHO Medication Assisted Treatment Course
Through the generous support from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, this program (beginning August 16) 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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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