Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 08/26/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA Annual Session in Bar Harbor September 6-8
•  MaineHealth & Anthem to Form Joint Insurance Venture
•  Celebrate 65 Years of MMA Executive Leadership on Oct. 26. Tickets Available Now
•  CDC: Many Adults Skip Diabetes Meds Due to Cost
•  Home Health Changes in CMS Rules: Implications for Primary Diagnosis
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Gene Screening
•  CDC Videos on Discussing Vaccines With Parents, Patients
•  AMA Urges CMS to Reduce Administrative Burden on Physicians
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
•  Legislature Returns to Augusta for a Day August 26th
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  MICIS Individual Academic Detailing Sessions on Opioid Topics
•  2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update: September 10th at the Augusta Civic Center
•  2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update: MICIS Fall Presentations
•  VA Maine Healthcare System to Host Community Mental Health Summit on MAT September 11th
•  Quality Counts: Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training, ECHO Program
•  Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning September 18th
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
•  MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians.
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
•  Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Physician Director of Primary Care
•  Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 

VA Maine Healthcare System to Host Community Mental Health Summit on MAT September 11th

The VA Maine Healthcare System will be hosting a community mental health summit focused on Medication assisted Treatment for substance use disorder September 11, 2019, at the Togus VA Center.

 

VA MAINE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

H o s t s

Community Mental Health Summit

Medication Assisted Treatment

        -M.A.T. Saves Lives-

 

 

By attending this Summit, you will learn about:

  • VA’s response to the Opioid Crisis
  • How Veterans with Opioid Dependence can access care
  • VA Veterans Justice Outreach Program

  • Current research on Substance Dependence and Suicide

    

      Wednesday, September 11, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

                1 VA Center, Augusta, ME             

  Building 210, Theater (Togus)

 

Limited Seating. Register Early

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mh-summit-2019-registration-67038898149