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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Nominate a Family Physician colleague for MAFP's 2015 Family Physician of the Year

See link below for criteria and how to nominate -

(deadline for nominations is Feb. 28, 2015)

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November 20th is the "Great American Smokeout"

The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout November 2oth- Encourage smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day.

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Save the Dates Now!

MAFP 23rd Annual Family Medicine Update & Annual Meeting
April 8 (pre-conference SAM) - April 10, 2015 in Bar Harbor, Maine

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Did You Know That There Are 127,694 Veterans In Maine??

Do you treat any of Maine's 127,694 Veterans? Visit our "Treating Veterans Resource Page"

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ICD 10 Coding - Is YOUR Practice Ready?

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. Check it out and begin preparing now if you haven't already.

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Join Forces to Help Your Patients Who Are Returning Military Veterans

The AAFP has compiled the resources to help family physicians care for patients who have served in the military, and to raise awareness of health issues that may affect returning service members.

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    "Global Handwashing Day"

    More Hand Hygiene Resources

    Members in the News

    Alternative Models of Care see our PCMH/DPCwebpage

    NRCME (DOT Exams) RESOURCES for the Medical Examiner

    Do you treat any of Maine's 127,694 Veterans?  Visit our "Treating Veterans Resource Page"

    Parasite Prevalence Map (interactive) - How prevalent is Lyme?  Ehrlichiosis? Anaplasmosis? Here in Maine - check out this interactive map of your county

         Interested in AAFP & MAFP Membership? 
    Requirements and Application Information on Levels of Membership

    Diversion Alert Program (DAP) Now Available FREE

    for Medical Providers in Maine

    What is the Diversion Alert Program (DAP)?

    The DAP is a statewide program for medical professionals which:
    • alerts health care providers to patients arrested for diverting or abusing prescriptions;
    • provides an online, password protected arrest database; and
    • provides educational resources to assist in responding to patients arrested or charged with illegally diverting prescriptions



    Patient Safety isn't just for one week!  Check out these valuable resources from the National Patient Safety Foundation to share with your patients year-round   

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