Help Stop the Spread of Measles

Help contain the spread of this outbreak and keep your patients safe

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Combat Trauma & The Trials of Coming Home

May 13, 2015, Wells Common, University of Maine Orono, 6pm, Free admission and open to the public
Dr. Jonathan Shay will present a lecture based on his book Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming.
Shay's lecture will focus on the needs and the support that returning veterans require to help them reintegrate into society. Shay has worked as a clinical psychiatrist at the Department of Veteran Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Boston and authored Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character.

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Ebola & Enterovirus D68 Updates

In light of the recent arrival of the Ebola virus on American soil, we wanted to give you updated information from family medicine and Maine resources.

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ICD 10 Coding - Is YOUR Practice Ready? Begin Preparing Today!

ICD 10 Code changes are coming next year - Are YOU ready?
The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding will require significant changes in your documentation, workflow, and technology. The AAFP has put together a topic collection featuring how-to articles from FPM's ongoing series focused on ICD-10 coding.

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    Immunization Schedules - Here (view current schedules by age group)

    Patten Maine Family Physician - Ron Blum, honored as a 2015 Rural Hero by the World Organization of Family Doctors!

    Dr. Blum was honored as 1 of 3 U.S. Family Physicians selected to be a RuralHero by WONCA's Working Party on RuralPractice which created it's "Rural Heroes"initiative to spotlight rural family physiciansworking around the world whose careerpath and work could inspire others. 

    (Read the story here)

    Dr. Ronald Blum MD, Patten, Maine

     

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    Is YOUR Practice Ready?

    CMS Road to 10 Resource (HERE) is particularly
    geared to small practices and offers free tools,
    information and training.  Whether your transition
    is underway, or you are just starting out, Road to
    10
    will help you navigate your path to ICD-10
    compliance

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