If this page doesn't display properly in your email, go to: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/mainemed/issues/2019-06-10/email.html
June 10, 2019

Search Back Issues
Print-Friendly Newsletter
Forward to a Friend


Follow Us:


Governor Signs Bill Enacting "Prudent Layperson" Standard

Last Friday Governor Janet Mills signed LD 1155 into law. It enacts a "prudent layperson" standard for determining when an insurance carrier may not deny or reduce benefits for a patient presenting to an emergency department on the grounds that the patient's condition turned out not to be an emergency.

  Read More

Maine Public Health Association Awards to Dr. Lani Graham and Others

Dr. Lani Graham, a career-long advocate for public health and safety, was awarded the Ruth S. Shaper Memorial Award by the Maine Public Health Association.

  Read More

Maine Medical Center Wins $14 Million Grant from AMA

MMC is one of 8 winners around the nation of the AMA's grants which are designed to transform residency to meet the changing workforce needs of the country's healthcare systems.

  Read More

Women Officers Highlight 2019 AMA Annual Meeting

The Maine delegation is in Chicago with physician representatives from all state and national specialty society delegations for the 2019 AMA Annual Meeting from June 8-12, 2019.

  Read More

CVS-Aetna Merger Hearing Concludes

A federal court hearing on the proposed merger of CVS and Aetna concluded last week with testimony from witnesses favoring the merger and asserting that it does not pose a threat to competition in the healthcare marketplace.

  Read More

This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA

Click through for a brief update on recent public health issues, provided by the American Medical Association's electronic publication, Morning Rounds. [This article is updated weekly.]

Read More

New HIPAA Guidelines for Business Associates

A new fact sheet from the US DHHS Office of Civil Rights sets out HIPAA requirements for business associates.

Read More

MedHelp Maine Seeks Data on Unaffordable Medicines

Do you have patients who can't afford to fill their prescriptions or who skip doses or split tablets to save money? Does this medication nonadherence result in avoidable hospitalizations and compromised health?

  Read More


MMA Legislative Call Tuesday, June 11th

The Maine Legislature is in full swing, with over 1760 bills printed. As we approach statutory adjournment date (June 19th), public hearings and work sessions are beginning to tail off while voting on bills increases. There's still work to do on the MMA Legislative Calls. The next call will be Tuesday, June 11th, at 8 p.m.

  Read More

Firearm Safe Storage Bill Fails in House, and Other State House Highlights of the Week

A summary of the MMA's legislative advocacy at the Maine State House last week.

  Read More


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

Quality Counts: Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training, Webinars, ECHO Program

Quality Counts is hosting an education program for hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) with training and technical assistance on initiating buprenorphine in the ED.

  Read More

MICIS 2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update - June 5 in Augusta

Join us for this three-hour presentation by the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS): Wednesday, June 5 at the Augusta Civic Center.

  Read More

Maine Professionals Health Program 1-day wellness conference June 13, 2019 - Augusta Civic Center

The MPHP is inviting all interested to join us for a comprehensive 1-day wellness conference on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 Read More

2019 Jurisdiction K Listening Tour - June 18 - South Portland

National Government Services, serving as your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), is dedicated to providing superior customer service and is committed to finding new ways to improve upon that service. We appreciate your commitment to excellence, your efforts in working with us and in serving our beneficiary community. As a result, we are inviting you to participate in the annual ‘National Government Services Listening Tour’. Meeting sites have been set up by state and you are invited to attend the location nearest you.
Read More

Assessing and Managing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicide Risk in Healthcare Settings - 3 Hour CME Training for Healthcare Professionals at MMA on Friday, June 21, 2019

Assessing and Managing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicide Risk in Healthcare Settings -  3 Hour CME Training for Healthcare Professionals at MMA on Friday, June 21, 2019. Read More

The Maine Concussion Management Initiative Will Be Offering Training Programs June 21 and October 29

The Maine Concussion Management Initiative will be offering two training programs in 2019. The first will be June 21 in Waterville at Colby College. And the second on October 29 in South Portland at the Double Tree hotel as the Youth Concussion track at the annual conference of the Brain Injury Association of America-Maine Chapter. Read More

2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service as a Medical Volunteer

The Maine Medical Association presents the Mary F. Cushman Award each year to recognize the humanitarian service of Maine medical volunteers.  Nominations for the 2019 award are due by July 31.

  Read More

Maine Independent Clinical Information Service 2019 Presentations

2019 MICIS learning objectives and descriptions are available at www.micismaine.org.

  Read More


Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital is seeking an additional Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist for its outpatient health facility in Presque Isle.  This is an outpatient only position with 24/7 Hospitalist support for all admissions.
Read More

Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine)

Belgrade Regional Health Center seeks a Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) to provide primary care to people of all ages. As a NCQA-Patient-Centered Medical Home, the health center offers accessible, high quality healthcare with integrated behavioral health services.
Read More

BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has an exciting leadership opportunity for a BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to lead our primary care network of five well-established, quality-driven, outpatient practices serving the greater Bangor community.
Read More

Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine

Western Maine Primary Care, a department of Stephens Memorial Hospital, is currently seeking a BC/BE family medicine physician to join our exceptional team of providers.
Read More

Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine

Northern Light 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. 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

Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

Partners for World Health has a great need for advice from certain medical professionals on how to sort and package the vast amount of supplies received, for shipping and use in destination countries. Read More

To ensure delivery of Maine Medicine Weekly Update,
please add 'info@mainemed.com' to your email address book or Safe Sender List.
If you are still having problems receiving our communications,
see our white-listing page for more details: http://www.commpartners.com/website/white-listing.htm

Unsubscribe here

For more information or to contact us directly, please visit www.mainemed.com | ©2017