Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 07/30/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Maine Medical Center and Tufts Continue Collaboration for Medical Education
•  MICIS 3-hour Opioid CME Presentations - registration open for August 21 in Brewer
•  CMS Releases Proposed 2019 Medicare Payment Rule
•  Licensing Boards Discuss Nursing Home Exception to Opioid Requirements
•  MMA Board of Directors Meets Friday for Summer Board Meeting
•  Prescription Monitoring Program User Survey
•  Time to Volunteer for an MMA Committee
•  Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) Myth
•  Azar: HHS to rewrite health care privacy rules
•  Correction of Last Week's Update
128th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Childhood Development and Behavior Conference At Colby August 2-3
•  Maine Quality Counts Offers Project ECHO Medication Assisted Treatment Course
•  17th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium - September 21-23, 2018
•  Hanley Center Offers New PELI Course Beginning in October
•  Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 Annual Conference & Meeting - Nov 2-3
•  Hanley Center Offers Next Level Leadership Seminar Series and Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Institute
•  Advanced Hanley Center Training Available for PELI and HLD Alumni
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Behavioral Health Consultant
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Medical Board Physician
•  Medical Director/Family Practice Physician - Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  Psychiatry Faculty, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
•  Maine's Largest FQHC in need of Physician for Geriatric Program
•  Multiple Family Med Opportunities in Beloved Community Health Centers
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

Childhood Development and Behavior Conference At Colby August 2-3

The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center's Child Development and Behavior Conference at Colby College is a program that brings a science and evidence based approach to understanding interventions that endeavor to improve the lives of children with complex needs. National speakers join with regional and local experts and policy makers to bring science to service and policy.

 

 

Reclaiming Hope. Now and for the Future.

Strategies for Treating families and Children with Complex Needs

We are very excited about our program this year as it promotes a positive approach to care delivery.

 This year’s keynote speakers and presentations will be

 ·         Carol Weitzman, MD,  Professor of Pediatrics and Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine

Childhood Adversity: Can We Make a Difference? We Can!

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Screening, Diagnosis and How We Can Help

 ·         Anne Uecker, PhD,  Child Neuropsychologist, Edmund Ervin Pediatric Center, MaineGeneral Medical Center

Developmental Applications of Mindfulness: Big Kids to Little Kids, We're all Special

Strategy Central: Mindfulness Impacts on the Brain, Executive Functions, and Emotions. Science, Activities and Resources

 For more information about this year’s conference and to register, please visit the Colby Special Programs website:

 http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/special_programs/programs/2018/1617893/The-22nd-Annual-Childhood-Development-and-Behavior-Conference.cfm.