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April 30, 2021

 
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Family & Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Neurology & Oncology See Most Burnout

Mayo Clinic researchers, and additional research from several other healthcare organizations, surveyed more than 25,000 physicians on how their job duties correlate with feeling burned out. The results were published on April 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

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Maine COVID-19 Pandemic Updates & News*

Find Maine COVID-19 pandemic updates and news here.

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National COVID-19 Pandemic Updates*

Find national COVID-19 pandemic updates here.

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MMA Congratulates Maine Hospitals For Being Among Highest Rated in Leapfrog Survey

Maine hospitals had the third highest percentage of A’s in the latest Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade, with 56.3 percent of hospitals scoring an A.

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FDA Approves Emergency Treatment for Opioid Overdose

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of a higher dose naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray product to treat opioid overdose.

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New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new buprenorphine practice guidelines this week, that among other things, remove a longtime requirement tied to training, which some practitioners have cited as a barrier to treating more people.

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FDA Announces Plan to Ban Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Cigars

Menthol-flavored cigarettes and all flavored cigars would be banned in the U.S. under a new plan announced this week by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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CMS Proposed Rule would Increase Medicare Hospital Payments by 2.8%

According to the American Medical Association and Healthcare Finance News, CMS “has updated the Medicare fee-for-service payment rates and policies for inpatient hospitals and long-term care hospitals for 2022.”

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Top Five: Clinical Updates, Guidance, Studies/Research of Interest

 Find clinical updates, guidance, and studies/research of interest here.

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Lung Cancer Screening 2021: Update from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Join the Maine Lung Cancer Coalition (MLCC), in partnership with the Maine Medical Association Center for Quality Improvement (MMA-CQI), on Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 12 – 1 p.m. and learn about the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations just released in March 2021.

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Maine Community Action Partnership is Working for a Successful Vaccine Roll Out for All

After the grueling toll of pandemic life, there are some very clear bright spots. Three vaccines are approved and all back online and being rolled out. In fact, Maine is ranked among the top in the nation for vaccination rates.

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Maine Medical Association & ActionPPE Partner Again; This Time for FDA Approved Rapid Antigen Tests

 Action PPE has negotiated a special group buy on FDA approved Covid Rapid Antigen Tests which can be done in a provider’s office in just 10 minutes and for as little as $15.55.

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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.

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MAINE LEGISLATURE

Maine Medical Association State Legislative Priorities Status Update

Find the MMA state legislative priorities status update here.

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Next MMA Legislative Call Will Be Wednesday, May 5th

MMA Legislative Committee Chair, Jay Mullen, M.D. welcomes you to participate in the weekly conference calls of the MMA Legislative Committee.

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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.

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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.

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"Prescribing to Reduce Opioid Overdose Risk: How to Impact the Epidemic Within the Pandemic"

Join the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS), in partnership with the Maine Medical Association Center for Quality Improvement (MMA-CQI) for  "Prescribing to Reduce Opioid Overdose Risk: how to impact the epidemic within the pandemic".

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NAMI Maine Workshops in May & June: Suicide Assessment & Management for Clinical Staff

Two 6-hour courses offered (3 sections of 2 hours each):

  • Fridays: May 14, 21 and June 4th from 9:00-11:00am
  • Tuesdays: June 8, 15 and 22 from 2:30-4:30pm
 
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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.
 
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New Maine AAP Educational Webinar Series

The Maine AAP is launching an educational webinar series beginning at the end of March until the first of June.

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Next Maine CDC COVID-19 Update for Clinicians with Stephen Sears, MD Thursday, May 6, 2021

Dr. Sears is an epidemiologist and Maine CDC Clinical Advisor for the state’s COVID-19 Response Team. He has been holding Zoom clinical updates since early in the pandemic providing valuable insights on disease research, clinical standards, and Maine CDC guidance and procedures.

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MaineCare Updates: Upcoming Accountable Communities Public Webinar & Primary Care 2.0 Presentation Available Online Monday, May 10th, 2021

The Office of MaineCare Services is holding a public webinar to provide an overview of the Accountable Communities (AC) program, which is Maine’s version of a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization.

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2021 PREVENTION PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE: Striving for Inclusive Prevention During the Pandemic and Beyond May 18-19, 2021

Prevention Professionals Conference is designed to offer Maine's Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities, what was formerly known as Prevention Professionals Day has grown to become a 2-day conference.

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Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health Annual Meeting May 21-25

Please join us online for the annual meeting of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health starting Friday evening, May 21, and going through Tuesday, May 25. Registration closes on May 7th!

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HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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. 
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Medical Director / Physician

Sacopee Valley Health Center, FQHC located in Porter, Maine is seeking a Board Certified, experienced, Physician to be the Medical Director.
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Executive Director

Our Executive Director leads a 25+ person team at Islands Community Medical Services (ICMS), a Federally Qualified Health Center on the island of Vinalhaven serving over 1,500 patients annually. 
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Medical Director - ME License Required

Responsible for the administration of medical management services for company health plans and ensures clinical integrity of broad and significant clinical programs, including the overall medical policies of the Commercial business unit. Will be reporting to the Director of Medical Operations.
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Practice Administrator

Kennebec Anesthesia Associates is looking for a practice administrator to perform business management tasks at our medical practice.
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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.
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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. 
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