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July 30, 2018
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Maine Medical Center and Tufts Continue Collaboration for Medical Education
Tufts University School of Medicine and the Maine Medical Center have announced that they are renewing their Maine Track medical education partnership for another ten years.
All licensees of the Board of Licensure in Medicine must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.
See important changes in Medicare physician payment policy and MIPS proposed by CMS.
A subcommittee of the boards of Medicine, Osteopathy, and Nursing are considering a significant change to rule Chapter 21, governing the prescribing of opioids. It would ease the work of prescribers treating nursing home residents and other in-patient pain patients.Read More
MMA Board of Directors Meets Friday for Summer Board Meeting
The MMA Board of Directors will meet this coming Friday, August 3 at the Village Inn in Belgrade Lakes for its summer Board meeting. Guests will include Jeff Wahlstrom of Starboard Consulting which has been retained to assist in the search for a new Executive Vice President to follow Mr. Smith's retirement in December of 2019. Read More
Prescription Monitoring Program User Survey
Deadline to complete the survey is Friday, August 24, 2018. Survey conducted by Hornby Zeller Associates. Read More
The MMA Committee on Nominations is seeking nominations for the MMA Board of Directors and all MMA Committees. These nominations will be considered at the MMA's 165th Annual Session to be held this year at the Harborside Hotel in Bar Harbor Sept. 7-9, 2018.
The Myth: Only physicians can pend, or enter, orders in the EHR (e.g., lipid profile, urinalysis, ear wash). This process is commonly referred to as Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE). What is the reality?
Azar: HHS to rewrite health care privacy rules
Congressional Quarterly (7/26, McIntire, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said his department intends “to begin rewriting federal health care privacy regulations.”
Last week's Weekly Update lead article erroneously reported that U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree addressed the "AMA New England Council" meeting. She actually addressed the New England Council, which is not the same as the AMA's Council of New England State Medical Societies. It was an editorial error.
MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
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.
Childhood Development and Behavior Conference At Colby August 2-3
The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center's Child Development and Behavior Conference at Colby College is a program that brings a science and evidence based approach to understanding interventions that endeavor to improve the lives of children with complex needs. National speakers join with regional and local experts and policy makers to bring science to service and policy.
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 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.
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
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
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
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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