Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 05/01/2017  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA Board Withdraws Opposition to Death with Dignity Legislation
•  Appeals Court Upholds Rejection of Proposed Anthem-Cigna Merger
•  MMA, Lown Institute and Colleagues Present Challenges to Professionalism in a Time of Change, in Portsmouth, June 17
•  Watch for the Upcoming Issue of Maine Medicine Arriving this Week
•  MIPS Web-interface and CAHPS for MIPS Registration Open Until June 30
•  May is Lyme Disease Month
•  Maine DHHS Now Accepting Applcations for Opioid Health Homes
•  Physician-focused Payment Models Recommended to Secretary Price
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Weekly MMA Legislative Committee Conference Call Information
•  Legislative Highlights of the Week
•  Save the Date! Physicians' Day at the Legislature, May 31st
•  L.D. 46 Eliminating Physician Exemption from Jury Duty Poses Threat to Physician Practices
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  MPHP Medical Professionals Conference - May 5
•  Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Spring Meeting May 6-7
•  Learn How You Can Be Ready for the E-Prescribing Mandate: Free Webinars on May 10, May 24, and June 7
•  Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Spring Educational Program & Business Meeting - May 12
•  Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting - May 19-21
•  How Can I Choose Wisely? A Community Conversation on Healthcare Changes and Rising Costs June 8
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Ship's Physician for Transatlantic Cruise
•  Physician Assistant - Newcastle
•  Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist - Full Time or Per Diem, Bridgton Hospital
•  Family Medicine Physician - Maine Medical Partners Primary Care - Standish, ME
•  Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Part-time Clinical & Part-time Research Position in Central Maine
•  SALES - Regional Representative for Maine Rx Card
•  Family Medicine Physician - Winthrop, ME
•  DO or MD Physician - Augusta, ME
•  Family Medicine Physician - Waterville, ME

 

Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Spring Meeting May 6-7

REGISTRATION IS OPEN - May 6 & 7, 2017

Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Spring Conference

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May 6 & 7, 2017

Sable Oaks Marriott, Portland, ME

Contact:  Dee Kerry at 207-480-4185 or dakerry@aap.net