If this page doesn't display properly in your email, go to: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/mainemed/issues/2020-01-15/email.html
header
January 15, 2020

 
Search Back Issues
Print-Friendly Newsletter
Forward to a Friend

 

 


Follow Us:

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

NO on Question 1 - Campaign Update

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.

  Read More


Maine's Weekly Influenza Report

Maine's weekly influenza surveillance report ending January 11, 2020. 

  Read More


Debunking 7 myths associated with BP measurement training

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?

 
Read More


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.”
 
Read More


Opioid Related Webinars Offer CME Credit

MaineHealth has developed two learning modules for providers.

  Read More


Resources From The Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter is a source of resources and Information on caring for people living with dementia, tools to assist with cognitive assessment, diagnosis and care planning.

  Read More


129th MAINE LEGISLATURE, SECOND REGULAR SESSION

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.

  Read More


State House Highlights of the Week

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.

 

  Read More


UPCOMING EVENTS

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


8-Hour Free Live Course for Buprenorphine Waiver Training @MMC - January 27th

The IMAT Team is offering training for those interested in seeking their waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid use disorder. To obtain the waiver to prescribe, physicians are required to take 8 hours of training.  NPs and PAs can also take this course and receive credit for 8 hours.  This will then apply to their 24 hour training requirement.
Read More


MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.

MMA continues to partner with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians.

  Read More


Understanding Social Security - Webinar on Thursday, February 13 at 6pm

You are invited to attend a free Financial Well-Being Education Program on February 13th at 6pm, presented by Baystate Financial. Read More


10th Annual Maine Patient Safety Academy - March 30, 2020

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


HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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. 
Read More


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.
Read More


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. 
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


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


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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 - Portland, ME

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




Teaser here 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