Maine Medicine Weekly Update - Maine Medicine Weekly Update
August 20, 2021  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Update: Annual Membership Meeting
•  Important Status Update on Maine Medical Association’s 168th Annual Session
Back to School
•  Maine Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics to Hold Back to School Town Hall
School Immunizations
•  New Maine Immunization Law for Schools Takes Effect Sep 1
COVID-19 Pandemic Updates, Guidance & News
•  ME DHHS COVID-19 Vaccines - Special Clinician Info Session - Tues, Aug 24, 7:30AM
•  Top National Pandemic Actions & News This Week
•  FDA COVID-19 Updates & Info
•  Bangor Daily News: What You Can Do If You Lost Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card In Maine
Scope of Practice
•  Nurse Anesthetists Announce Name Change; ASA Responds
Safety Issues
•  FDA: Stop Using All Eco-Med Ultrasound Gels and Lotions Due to Risk of Bacterial Contamination
More Immunization News
•  Maine CDC Makes New Vaccine Products Available Through Maine Immunization Program (MIP)
•  Maine CDC Vaccine Provider Training
•  ACIP General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization Updates - 8/17/2021
MIPS Feedback & Performance Update from AMA
•  Update: 2020 MIPS Performance Feedback, Final Score, and 2022 MIPS Payment Adjustment Information
Rural Health
•  Healthcare Dive: Biden administration invests $19M to bolster rural telehealth
More News
•  SUPPORT for ME: Strengthening Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Services for MaineCare Members
•  Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership’s Renowned Physician Executive Leadership Institute – The Advanced Course
•  Maine Community Action Partnership: Did You Know?
•  MMA-CQI Has Launched a New Module: "Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Clinical Practice"
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  AAP EQIPP Course: Immunizations - Strategies for Success (for RURAL Health Providers)
•  SUPPORT for ME Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
•  Working with Children & Adolescents? Maine Pediatric & Behavioral Health Partnership (MPBHP) Webinar Series (August thru December 2nd Wednesday of month)
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Nurse Practitioner
•  Physician
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Richmond Area Health Center
•  Help educate new physicians – join our accredited Family Medicine Residency Program as faculty
•  Join our region-leading Neuroscience/Stroke Center
•  Contract Clinical Advisor - Healthcare Coalition of Maine
•  Medical Director
•  Northern Light Health is seeking board-eligible/board-certified Cardiologists

 

Northern Light Health is seeking board-eligible/board-certified Cardiologists

Northern Light Health is seeking board-eligible/board-certified Cardiologists for our well-established practices in metro/rural Maine.

Northern Light Health is seeking board-eligible/board-certified Cardiologists for our well-established practices in metro/rural Maine. Cardiologists will work with a team of esteemed providers, as well as supportive and experienced staff, and have access to a modern facility with cutting-edge equipment.

Current opportunities can be found in general, interventional, non-invasive, and invasive cardiology, as well as electrophysiology.

Why Northern Light Health?

  • Robust compensation and benefits package
  • Student loan reimbursement programs - $20k per year with no maximum benefit!
  • Relocation bonus
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Flexible schedules and exceptional work/life balance – engage in high-volume work and make it home in time for dinner!
  • Leadership opportunities, if desired

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health delivery system in Maine. Our ten hospitals and more than 12,000 team members are committed to making healthcare work for our patients, communities, and staff. Come join the change!

For more information, please contact:
Kayla Mayo
KAMayo@northernlight.org

207-275-1465

9/24/21