Opioid Crisis:

  AAFP, Other Groups Issue Joint Principles on Opioid Crisis as Organizations Call for Congressional Action to Fight the Epidemic

Opioid Resource Page - Prescribing, the Maine Law, Resource


   Donate Unused Medical Supplies & DME

"Partners for World Health" - a non-profit based in Portland Maine - accepting donations - Information

Their mission- "to collect unused medical supplies from local medical facilities (hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, etc.) and individuals, and to distribute those medical supplies to international communities in need"


    

Social Determinants of Health Toolkit -

The EveryONE Project, developed by the AAFP's Center for Diversity and Health Equity, released a screening toolkit to help family physicians assess patients' social determinants of health. The toolkit contains an outline of a team-based approach to SDOH screening, questions for determining a patient's social needs, and resources and tools to help plan how to address deficiencies. 


  Webcast: Prescription Drug Pricing

In this webcast, the AAFP leads a discussion on prescription drug pricing legislation across the states.

Speakers include:

  • Jane Horvath, Senior Policy Fellow at the National Academy of State Health Policy
  • Anthony Wright, Executive Director of Health Access
  • Bob Hall, AAFP Director of Government Affairs

Maine DHHS Health Alert Network (HAN) - sign up HERE for ZIKA Virus as well as other Health Updates


NRCME Resources for the Medical Examiner


Tick Borne & Other Vector Disease Resources - HERE    


Members in the News

If you have news or know of a MAFP Member who is making news - Please contact the MAFP office.  Use subject line "Member News"


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