January 2017
MMC-Preble Street Learning Collaborative Opens Its Doors
to Care for Portland's Homeless

This month the MMC-Preble Street Learning Collaborative
(the Collaborative) opened its doors at 20 Portland Street in Portland. A two-year project in the making, the Collaborative is a program designed in close collaboration with MMC Homeless Health Partners to bridge identified gaps in health care  

In This Issue
WHAT'S HOT: Important Updates
Diabetes Foot Exam-UPDATE

In addition to the physical inspection, assessment of pulses and monofilament, the ADA Standards of Care and CMS now require an additional neurological assessment. 

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FAST FIVE: ACO Spotlight
Meet Dr. Dan Landry, President and Chairman of the Board at Spectrum Medical Group and Board Member of Specialty Solutions

Each month, we ask an individual connected with the ACO 5 quick questions about their life and the work they are doing. This month we had a chance to catch up with Dr. Dan Landry from Spectrum Medical Group.

Helpful Resources and Links to Keep You Informed

MaineHealth ACO Announces 2017 Care Management Training Programâ„¢
The MaineHealth ACO is pleased to announce the 2017 Care Management Training Programâ„¢ for staff who work with patients in self-management activities. Trainings begin in February and run through the year. 

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Progress and Shared Success from the ACO

NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home Recognizes Two MaineHealth ACO Practices  
Congratulations to the following practices who recently achieved NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home recognition. 
  • Southern Maine Health Care Pediatrics - Sanford: Level 3
  • Pediatric Associates of Lewiston P.A.: Level 3