Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 11/05/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  CMS Issues Final Medicare Physician Payment Rule
•  VOTE!
•  Signatures being Collected for Citizen Initiated Proposal on Physician Assisted Death
•  New Web-based Decision Support Tool Helps With Chronic Pain Treatment
•  Health Insurance Marketplace 2019 Open Enrollment Now Through December 15, 2018
•  AMA Urges FTC to Act on Insulin Prices
•  MaineGeneral to Offer X-waiver Course
•  Ten Takeaways from the Surgeon General's Opioid Report
•  "Great American Smokeout" November 15th; "Tar Wars" Anti-smoking Education
•  Webinar: The Changing Landscape of Retirement - Tuesday, November 13 5pm
128th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
•  MMA Legislative Committee's Organizational Meeting Scheduled for December 6
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis: 11/7 Presentation Scheduled
•  Introduction to Lean in Healthcare Full-Day Workshop on Friday, November 9
•  Division of Disease Surveillance Annual Infectious Disease Conference - November 14
•  MICIS 3-hour Opioid CME Presentation - November 26 in Portland
•  Enrollment Underway for Maine’s Physician Executive Leadership Institute - The Advanced Course - Deadline for Enrollment at Discounted Price: November 30th
•  Identifying Substance Use Early Saves Lives! - SBIRT with Motivational Interviewing Training - 1-day Sessions Offered on Dec 8, Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Physician – Leeds
•  Psychiatric Mental Health NP - Leeds
•  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Primary Care Physician
•  PCHC wants to add more Family Physicians at Multiple Locations!
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
•  OB/GYN Physician Opportunity
•  Franklin Health Behavioral Services is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist/Medical Director
•  Internal Medicine MD or DO (BE/BC)
•  Podiatrist (Non-Surgical)
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Seeking Medical Director for Family Medical Practice in Waterville, ME
•  Internal Medicine Physician
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

VOTE!

You've heard it all many times. Please vote tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6th. Elections have consequences for those of us involved in health care.

 

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