Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 09/24/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Attorney General Releases Overdose Death Numbers for First Half of 2018
•  Dr. Dora Mills Joins MaineHealth Community Health Efforts
•  MMA Seeks Contract Academic Detailer/Prescriber Educator
•  US Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Gag Clauses for PBMs
•  2019 CPT Code Set Released
•  MEJP, Speaker Gideon Urge CMS to Approve MaineCare Expansion
•  Richard A. Evans, M.D. Honored as Outgoing Chair of New England Delegation to AMA
•  MMA Listening Session in Newcastle on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00-8:00pm
•  Do you hold a DEA X-waiver to prescribe buprenorphine?
•  Identifying Substance Use Early Saves Lives! - SBIRT with Motivational Interviewing Training
•  MaineHealth Announces 2018-19 Tobacco Treatment Training Program
•  12/31/18 Deadline for All MDs Who Do NOT Prescribe Opioids
•  MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Health Care for Maine Conference October 1
•  Invitation to join Older Adult ECHO Program beginning October 4th - Applications close 9/28.
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative final training program for 2018 on October 16
•  MICIS 3-hour Opioid CME Presentations - Augusta 10/16, Wells 10/17, Portland 11/26
•  Harvard Professor and Author Philip Landrigan, MD speaks at UNE evening of Friday, Oct 19
•  Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 Annual Conference & Meeting - Nov 2-3
•  Introduction to Lean in Healthcare Full-Day Workshop on Friday, November 9
•  Division of Disease Surveillance Annual Infectious Disease Conference - November 14
•  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  BC/BE Family Physician
•  Internal Medicine MD or DO (BE/BC)
•  Internal Medicine Physician
•  Franklin Health Behavioral Services is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist/Medical Director
•  Family Nurse Practitioner - Ellsworth
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Medical Director/Family Practice Physician - Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  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


Clinical Cardiology Opportunity

Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an invasive clinical cardiologist (non-interventional) for their practice located in their Augusta and Waterville, Maine locations

Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an invasive clinical cardiologist (non-interventional) for their practice located in their Augusta and Waterville, Maine locations.  Selected candidates will join a growing team of over 50 cardiologists who provide inpatient, outpatient and consultative services. 

Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is a growing practice, with office locations in Augusta, Waterville, Lewiston, Rockport, and Scarborough, and is affiliated with the nationally recognized cardiac services at Maine Medical Center and its parent organization MaineHealth. 

This integrated practice includes Maine General Health, Maine’s third largest health care system.  The Alfond Center for Health, MaineGeneral Medical Center’s state-of-the art, 192-bed regional hospital, has a cardiac catheterization lab and full on site imaging, including echocardiography and nuclear testing.  The Augusta/Waterville practice consists of 9 cardiologists and 2 advanced practice providers.

For more information please contact Alison C. Nathanson, Director, MaineHealth Physician Recruitment Center at (207) 661-7383 or