Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 12/17/2020  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Advisory Panel Recommends Moderna Vaccine, FDA Expected to Authorize Emergency Use
•  Update to Our Special Edition Wednesday Vaccine Newsletter
•  FDA Authorizes First OTC COVID-19 Test
•  Maine Public Radio Reports 32 COVID-19 Cases Linked To Bangor Hospital Outbreak
•  MaineCare Section 17 Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Service Cap
•  Attention FQHCs and RHCs: Reimbursing Telehealth Services, CR 98696
•  Current FDA Drug Shortages
•  Not Much COVID Relief Movement from Congress
•  Maine CDC Physicians To Host Regular Clinician COVID Vaccine Info Sessions
•  PPE Available Through the MMA & ActionPPE
•  Maine Medical Association Enduring Education Opportunity
•  MICIS Opioid Prescribing Presentation & Individual Academic Detailing Sessions
•  Hanley's PELI Advanced Course Enrollment is OPEN!
•  A Message from Maine Responds: Volunteer Opportunity
MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  State Legislative Committees Announced
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Programs & Meetings
•  Webinar: “Radon Risk Reduction: The Current Policy Landscape in the US and the Maine Perspective” January 12, 2020
•  Caring for LGBTQ+ Youth in Maine - Emphasis on the 'T' - Half-day Symposium on Saturday, January 23
•  MOA VIRTUAL Midwinter Symposium - Feb 12-14, 2021
•  Maine CDC Annual Prevention Professionals Conference - March 2-3, 2021
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Behavioral Health Clinician
•  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine)

 

Webinar: “Radon Risk Reduction: The Current Policy Landscape in the US and the Maine Perspective” January 12, 2020

The Maine Medical Association-Center for Quality Improvement, formerly Qualidigm/Maine Quality Counts, is excited to offer its first webinar of 2021!

 



The Maine Medical Association-Center for Quality Improvement, formerly Qualidigm/Maine Quality Counts, is excited to offer its first webinar of 2021. We hope you can join us!

Webinar

“Radon Risk Reduction: The Current Policy Landscape in the US and the Maine Perspective” 

Maine Lung Cancer Coalition

Join the Maine Lung Cancer Coalition, in partnership with the Maine Medical Association-Center for Quality Improvement (MMA-CQI), on January 12, 2021, from 12 – 1 p.m. to learn about the results of a 50-state radon environmental scan conducted by the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation and what is being done in Maine to test for radon and mitigate the risk of exposure. Participants of this webinar will learn about the

Differences in US state laws, policies and practices for radon disclosure, detection, and mitigation

Characteristics of model policies for radon disclosure, detection, and mitigation for residences, schools, and businesses

Opportunities for improving radon disclosure, detection, and mitigation in Maine

Current Maine programs related to radon testing and mitigation

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