Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 10/23/2017  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Patients Pay for Ending Cost-sharing Reduction Payments
•  Less Wealth Means Greater Disability, Shorter Life
•  Congress Continues CHIP Negotiations
•  Free Personalized Assistance to Help You Prepare for Quality Payment Program
•  MMA Senior Section Meets Wednesday, Topic is Mental Health Services with AMHI Consent Decree Court Master
•  AMA Outlines Next Steps for Health Reform
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Calls to Resume When Legislature Returns
•  Hamilton Confirmed as DHHS Commissioner
•  Rep. Stanley Proposes Bill on Closure of Hospital Services
•  SAVE THE DATE: MMA Legislative Committee Meets December 11th to Prepare for Next Legislative Session
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  University of New England Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Treatment Workshop October 28th
•  York County Drug Takeback Day October 28th
•  Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: 3-hour presentation in Wells on November 1
•  9th Canadian Conference on Dementia - November 2-4, 2017
•  Turquoise & Tapas With the Lung Association November 9th
•  Emerging Technologies - Advances in Diagnosis & Laboratory Testing: Annual Conference November 15 in Augusta
•  Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
•  New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management
•  Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: October 25 & November 18 at EMMC
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  BC/BE Physician - C.A. Dean Memorial Hospital
•  VA Psychiatrist
•  Chief Executive Officer
•  BE/BC Family Practitioner - Lewiston, ME
•  Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
•  Chief Executive Officer
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Outstanding full-time opportunity for an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with Central Maine Heart Associates in Auburn, Maine
•  Palliative Care Provider
•  Gastroenterologist - Brunswick, ME
•  Hospitalist - Brunswick, ME
•  Family Medicine Physician - Winthrop, ME
•  DO or MD Physician - Augusta, ME
•  Outpatient Opportunities Loan Repayment, Sign-On & Relocation
•  Family Medicine Physician - Pittsfield, ME
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Family Medicine Physician/Clinician Leader
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

9th Canadian Conference on Dementia - November 2-4, 2017

The Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) is a biennial national conference dedicated to advance knowledge on dementia in scientific research and clinical care.  Over 2 and half days participants will engage with eminent researchers and renowned scholars on cutting edge topics in dementia.

REGISTRATION AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPEN!

EVENT:          9th Canadian Conference on Dementia

DATE:            November 2-4, 2017

LOCATION:   Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 
Phone: 416-597-3422 ext. 3448
Email: conferences@uhn.ca  

Website: www.canadianconferenceondementia.com

Call for abstracts: https://events.decorporate.ca/ccd2017/abstract/login.php

HIGHLIGHTS:

The Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) is a biennial national conference dedicated to advance knowledge on dementia in scientific research and clinical care.  Over 2 and half days participants will engage with eminent researchers and renowned scholars on cutting edge topics in dementia. The 9th CCD will focus on the theme of prevention and will offer interactive discussions, workshops, plenary sessions (including a lively debate), exhibitors, poster abstracts, entertainment, receptions and a gala dinner and dance!