If this page doesn't display properly in your email, go to: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/mainemed/issues/2021-03-05/email.html
header
March 5, 2021

 
Search Back Issues
Print-Friendly Newsletter
Forward to a Friend

 

 

 


Follow Us:

CALL TO ACTION: Committee Strongly Considering Elimination of Nurse Practitioner Training

If LD 295 becomes law there will be no requirement for newly graduated advanced practice registered nurses to have any post graduate training upon graduating from an accredited nurse practice educational program, while keeping in place residency requirements for physicians.

  Read More


Long-time MMA Member—Candace Cooper Walworth, M.D., Dies Unexpectedly

 Maine Medical Association leadership and staff send their sincere condolences to the family of Candace Cooper Walworth on her sudden passing. Dr. Walworth was married to current MMA member, Ted Walworth, M.D.

  Read More


Maine Updates COVID Vaccination Priorities; Updates Phase 1a for Health Care Personnel

Despite a rocky start, with no initial plan to ensure equitable vaccine distribution to community medical practices (MMA: Maine’s COVID Vaccine Rollout Ramping Up; With Little Detail), the state has been vaccinating Phase 1a health care workers since mid-December.

  Read More


Maine Opens Up Vaccine Access to All Teachers and School Staff Per Feds

Dedicated COVID-19 vaccination clinics designed for school staff and teachers who are age 60 and older starting next week, however teachers, school staff, and childcare workers of any age can now be vaccinated by appointment through Hannaford, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies.

  Read More


MedPage Today: How Do COVID-19 Vaccines Compare?

side-by-side look at the three vaccines authorized in the U.S. While direct comparisons can't be made because head-to-head trials don't exist, people are questioning how the three COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the U.S. stack up.

  Read More


U.S. CDC: Allowing Restaurant Dining Associated With COVID-19 Case Growth & Death Growth

Mandating masks was associated with a decrease in daily COVID-19 case and death growth rates within 20 days of implementation. Allowing on-premises restaurant dining was associated with an increase in daily COVID-19 case growth rates 41–100 days after implementation and an increase in daily death growth rates 61–100 days after implementation.

  Read More


AMA: Common HIPAA Violations Physicians Should Guard Against

Since 2003, five violations of patient privacy have been catching the attention of federal regulators who have been keeping an eye on physicians.

  Read More


AMA Gathering Feedback: Primary Care & Integrating Behavioral Health Care for Patients.

The Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Collaborative, a partnership between the American Medical Association and seven other leading physician organizations, is launching a research study in 2021 to gather feedback and experiences from primary care and physician practices that are interested in integrating behavioral health care for their patients.

  Read More


Keep Up to Date: Latest COVID-19 Information from the FDA

Find the latest COVID-19 information here. 

  Read More


Office of MaineCare Updates

The following information is from the Maine Department of Health & Human Services MaineCare bulletin from Friday, March 5.

  Read More


CMS Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace Coverage 2021

The 2021 Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace Coverage began Monday, February 15 on HealthCare.gov.


Read More


Next MMA Legislative Call Will Be Wednesday, March 10th

MMA Legislative Committee Chairs, Jay Mullen, M.D. and Samuela Manages, MD welcome you to participate in the weekly conference calls of the MMA Legislative Committee.

  Read More


Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership’s Renowned Physician Executive Leadership Institute – The Advanced Course Enrollment is OPEN

Enrollment is now under way for the Daniel Hanley Center’s sixth annual Physician Executive Leadership Institute—Advanced Course. Be sure to save your seat in the next cohort as we can only accept the first 35 physician enrollments!

 
Read More


PPE Available Through the MMA & ActionPPE

The Maine Medical Association is teaming with ActionPPE.org for access to PPE SUPPLIES for the safety of your patients, your staff, and communities!!

  Read More


A Message from Maine Responds: Volunteer Opportunity

By registering with Maine Responds at maineresponds.org, you will join our listing of volunteers against which we search for any emergent volunteer workforce needs.

  Read More


MAINE LEGISLATURE

Maine Legislature Week 8 Update

The following is a summary of happenings during week 8 of the Maine Legislature.

  Read More


Maine Legislature: Public Hearings & Work Sessions

The following bills of interest to MMA have been scheduled for public hearings and/or work sessions before legislative committees of policy jurisdiction.
 
Read More


Maine Legislature Receives More Than 300 Newly ‘Printed’ Bills

 Find the Bills of medical interest here.

  Read More


Canceled: 2021 Physicians’ Day at the Legislature

If you had  April 7th, 2021 on your calendar as a Saved Date for Maine Physicians' Day at the Legislature, it has been canceled due to the pandemic and the Legislature’s virtual operations.

 
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


Maine Lung Cancer Coalition Webinar March 24, 2021

The Maine Medical Association-Center for Quality Improvement, formerly Qualidigm/Maine Quality Counts, is excited to offer its second Maine Lung Cancer Coalition (MLCC) webinar of 2021: “Destigmatizing Lung Cancer: A Theory Based Approach to Public Health Messaging”

  Read More


Maine CDC Physicians To Host Regular Clinician COVID Vaccine Info Sessions

CDC physicians, and MMA members, Stephen Sears, M.D, MPH, and Lisa Letourneau M.D., MPH will be hosting a series of 30-minute Clinician Info Sessions twice weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays) for the next couple of months to provide key information on the emerging COVID-19 vaccines & offer an opportunity for Q&A with clinicians statewide.

  Read More


Suicide Prevention and Management in Healthcare Practice Settings: A Comprehensive Evidence-Based Approach

NAMI Maine is now scheduling this presentation for healthcare practice settings.

 
Read More


AAP EQIPP Course: Immunizations - Strategies for Success (for RURAL Health Providers)

The recently revised EQIPP immunization course is designed to identify immunization rates in your practice, uncover barriers to immunization delivery systems, and provide techniques to overcome those barriers using clear aims that reflect expert principles and proven quality improvement methods and tools.
 
Read More


HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Nursing Director

Nasson 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


Medical Director - Bucksport Regional Health Center

As an integrated center we are seeking a Medical Director to oversee the structure/scope of our clinical program, provide supervision to physicians, and other clinical providers, lead quality improvement activities and provide ambulatory/primary care for patients.
Read More


Rangeley Family Medicine seeks Physician

Rangeley Family Medicine seeks a Physician to:

  • Engage patients in improving their wellbeing.
  • Participate in a team of clinicians serving a network of 11 family practices.
  • Serve people of all ages and economic situations.
  • Develop a common treatment plan with behavioral clinicians to address physical/behavioral needs.
  • Live/work in spectacular setting with shimmering lakes, mountain views, verdant forests, abundant wildlife, 4-season family escapades.

Read More


Nurse Practitioner

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner 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


Physician

Nasson 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


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner 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


Belgrade Regional Health Center Seeks a Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine)

Belgrade Regional Health Center, (Belgrade, Maine) seeks a Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills to provide primary care to patients of all ages in a family practice with integrated behavioral health services. 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