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January 7, 2020
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Maine legislators returned to the State House today for the opening day of their Second Regular Session. Senator Geoffrey Gratwick, M.D. has been a tireless advocate of prior authorization reform on behalf of Maine physicians and patients, and he will continue that work with a bill now known as LR 2690 this session.
Influenza has been confirmed in all 16 Maine counties and is now classified as widespread across the state. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) reminds residents and visitors to get vaccinated and take proper precautions to stay healthy.
Maine will receive $5.3 million in federal funds as one of 10 states selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model, which aims to improve care for pregnant and postpartum women with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and their infants.
If used responsibly, genome editing can foster dramatic innovation in patient care, including eradicating many diseases. But ethical and legal questions persist.
Opioid Related Webinars Offer CME Credit
MaineHealth has developed two learning modules for providers.
MMA Legislative Calls Will Begin Tuesday, January 14th
MMA Legislative Committee Chairs Jay Mullen, M.D. and Lindsey Tweed, M.D. welcome you to participate in the weekly conference calls of the MMA Legislative Committee. The first MMA Legislative Committee weekly conference call for the Second Regular Session of the 129th Maine Legislature will take place Tuesday, January 14th, at 8:00 p.m.
The Maine Legislature returned to the Capitol this Wednesday. Over 400 bills were carried over from the first session to the second session, and another 150 news bills have been introduced for the second session.
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.
MMA continues to partner with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians.
You are invited to attend a free Financial Well-Being Education Program on February 13th at 6pm, presented by Baystate Financial. Read More
This all-day conference will focus on the interprofessional nature of patient safety, with the theme: Vision 2020 - Looking at the Future of Patient Safety Read More
Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity in Beautiful New England
Our Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital Network seeks a BC/BE General or Hand Orthopedic Surgeon to join our Orthopedic Specialist team.
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
Bread and butter surgery, with high volume elective surgery and low volume emergency surgery. Upper and lower endoscopy ability required. Breast surgery preferred, but not required.
Family Medicine Physician
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital is seeking a full time Family Medicine physician to join Sebasticook Valley Family Care, a modern practice located just off I-95 in Pittsfield.
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.
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.
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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