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October 1, 2018
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Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Renamed Northern Light Health
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems is changing its name to Northern Light Health to signify its move to a more integrated healthcare system operating statewide.
Studies and surveys are beginning to show teens moving to ingestible and "vaped" forms of marijuana and away from the smoked form. That's not necessarily a good thing.
MMA will hold its next Listening Session at the Newcastle Publick House in Newcastle on Tuesday evening, Oct. 9 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. MMA officers and senior staff will be present to hear from the physicians in Lincoln, Knox and Sagadahoc counties.
The Trump administration is proposing significant changes in Title X, changes which are likely to reduce significantly access to birth control by low-income women who lack health insurance.
The House joins the Senate in passing, by a wide margin, a bill with a wide range of measures to address the opioid crisis.
Join MMA officers and executive staff in Waterville on Thursday, October 18 Read More
Dr. Madden participated in a panel reacting to the keynote speaker, Elena Hung, a mother of a child with significant medical conditions, who talked about her introduction to the public policy advocacy world as an advocate motivated by her personal situation. Elena Hung is a founding director of the non-profit organization, Little Lobbyists. Read More
These free presentations by the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) will be held in Belfast on October 30 from 5-8:30pm and in Portland on November 7 from 5:30-8:45pm. Advanced registration required. Read More
The Maine Medical Association, on behalf of MICIS, is seeking a clinical health professional to serve in the role of a contract "academic detailer."
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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.
Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
Below you will find an on-going list of Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings. Any questions should be referred to the contact person listed for each specialty. Read More
HC4ME invites you to a one day conference with tracks dedicated to those who want to more about assisting Mainers navigating the health care systems in Maine and a second set of tracks dedicated to those interested in getting involved in health care policy. This year’s theme will be The Opportunity of Extraordinary Times. The event will be held at the Augusta Civic Center October 1, 2018.
Counts and the Project ECHO Northern New England Network would like to invite
you to join a virtual educational program to support primary care providers and
care coordinators from across Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont that treat and
manage the care of older adults. Read More
The Maine Concussion Management Initiative has its final training
program for 2018 on October 16 at the annual conference of the Brain Injury
Association of America-Maine Chapter. MCMI will be a presenter and not the
sponsor / organizer. MCMI training is listed as the Youth Concussion Track. Read More
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.
Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know - Friday, October 19th at UNE's Innovation Hall. Harvard Professor and Author Philip Landrigan, MD has helped shaped public health policy to save the lives of children around the world.
Maine continues to see deaths from opiate use increase. Rates of opiate use are highest in the 18-25 year old group and data from those entering treatment suggest that the majority begin using before the age of 17. Maine AAP is committed to helping practitioners identify youth on this path earlier and intervening earlier! SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) is one evidence based approach to doing this.
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
Lean Healthcare East presents a full day workshop on Lean process improvement for hospital and practice leaders.
Since 1983, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Disease Surveillance, Department of Health and Human Services has organized an annual infectious disease conference targeting public health issues of emerging concern to medical practitioners throughout the state. Presentation topics will focus on a range of infectious diseases. Read More
Seeking Medical Director for Family Medical Practice in Waterville, ME
Elmwood Primary Care, a hospital-employed outpatient Family Medicine practice located in the lakes and streams region of Maine, is recruiting for an experienced Family Medicine physician as the practice Medical Director.
PCHC wants to add more Family Physicians at Multiple Locations!
PCHC is recruiting Family Medicine Physicians for locations in Belfast, Old Town, and Bangor.
Director of Finance
Pines Health Services a Federally Qualified Health Center located in beautiful Aroostook County, Maine has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Finance.
Physician – Leeds
DFD Russell Medical Centers (DFDRMC) operates three community health centers in central Maine. We are seeking a full time Physician, for our Leeds location.
Psychiatric Mental Health NP - Leeds
DFD Russell Medical Centers (DFDRMC) operates three
community health centers in central Maine. We are seeking a full
time PMHNP, for our Leeds location. Read More
Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader to work collaboratively with
a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive
primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home
model of care delivery. Read More
Health Farmington Family Practice, member of Maine Health, located in
Farmington, Maine, is searching for a BC/BE Family Physician. Read More
Full time FNP position available in the Ellsworth
location of the Bucksport Regional Health Center. 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
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
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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