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

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In this issue:
•  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
•  MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
•  MMA Legislative Committee's Organizational Meeting Scheduled for December 6
•  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
•  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



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