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January 15, 2020
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The good news: We can win. The bad news: If we don’t reach Mainers with our message that No on 1 means no to disease, the margins are too close to call.
Maine's weekly influenza surveillance report ending January 11, 2020.
Not all blood pressure measurements are created equal. Accurate measurement is vital to confirm diagnosis of high BP in patients and provide proper treatment. But why should doctors care about being retrained to measure BP accurately?
Earlier treatment for concussion tied to faster recovery in young athletes, study indicates
Reuters reported researchers found that “young athletes who get concussions may recover faster when they’re treated within the first week than when they wait longer to get care.”
Opioid Related Webinars Offer CME Credit
MaineHealth has developed two learning modules for providers.
Next MMA Legislative Call Will Be Tuesday, January 21st
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 next MMA Legislative Committee weekly conference call for the Second Regular Session of the 129th Maine Legislature will take place Tuesday, January 21st at 8:00 p.m.
The Augusta health care policy discussion likely to dominate headlines in 2020 is Governor Janet Mills’ legislation promoted “to improve private health insurance for Maine people and small businesses.” LD 2007, The Made for Maine Health Coverage Act.
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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