Maine Medicine Weekly Update - Maine Medicine Weekly E-Update, January 18, 2022  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  National Public Health Emergency Extended
•  Johns Hopkins Public Health Podcast: COVID-19 Vaccines and Immunocompromised Patients
•  Research Suggests Nearly $130 Million Spent Annually on Ivermectin Prescriptions
•  U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Employer Vaccine Mandate; Lets Healthcare Mandate Stand
•  US Sets COVID Hospitalization Record
•  NEJM Evidence: A New Digital Journal
•  FDA Warns About Dental Problems with Buprenorphine Dissolved In The Mouth To Treat OUD & Pain
•  FDA Recall: Metformin HCl Extended- Release Tablets USP, 750 mg by Viona Pharmaceuticals
•  Using Data to Improve Opioid Prescribing - new MICIS presentation now available
•  State Legislature Back in Augusta; MMA Government Affairs Back at It
•  MMA Legislative Committee Meetings
•  Maine AAP, Partnership for Children's Oral Health, Count ME In Survey Request
•  Maine AAP: Innovating / Integrating our Way Out of Maine's Oral Health Crisis (Jan 20)
•  AMA Webinar: Implementing the No Surprises Act (Jan 20)
•  Kick-Off Webinar for Implementing the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health (AIM) Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Bundle in Maine - January 26 from 12-1pm
•  Community Health Center Virtual Round Table - February 8th from 12-1PM
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Senior Physician Executive (SPE) - Northern Light Health
•  Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Physician - Nasson Health Care
•  Transformational OB/GYN or Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician leader


Senior Physician Executive (SPE) - Northern Light Health

Northern Light Health is seeking a Senior Physician Executive (SPE) to lead our Central region member organizations.

Northern Light Health is seeking a Senior Physician Executive (SPE) to lead our Central region member organizations. The SPE will build and cultivate a system-synched culture, in which patient safety and the achievement of the highest quality standards are a top priority for all clinicians and staff.  The individual will be the administrative physician leader of the organizations and will be responsible for leading clinical initiatives aimed at improving patient services, quality, and safety outcomes while showing tangible improvement in provider engagement, alignment, and satisfaction. The SPE will also participate in system-wide committees and various corporate initiatives.

The SPE will also be responsible for Medical Staff affairs beyond the realm of patient safety, quality, and coordination of care.

Requirements include a MD/DO from an approved medical college or equivalent and post-graduate training in an ACGME-accredited program.

For more information, please contact:
Sherry Tardy, Provider Recruiter