June  2016
Top Story: Testing, Identification and Timely Preventive Treatment for Tick/Lyme disease

Each year, there are roughly 1,500 new cases of Lyme disease diagnosed in Maine. With summer underway and tick season in full-swing, we have some important information on recommendations from the CDC and The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) regarding testing and preventive treatment of Lyme Disease

In This Issue
WHAT'S HOT: Important Updates
MMC Announces Breast Care Center Co-Directors
Maine Medical Center (MMC) has announced new co-directors of the hospital's Breast Care Center in Scarborough. Paige Teller, M.D. is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist, and Chiara Battelli, M.D. is a fellowship-trained medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer. The Breast Care Center co-directors will ensure that all patients have access to the highest quality of breast care provided by a team of multidisciplinary breast care specialists in a welcoming and patient-family centered environment.
FAST FIVE: ACO Spotlight
Meet  Dr. Mark Fourre, MD 

Each month, we'll ask one of our ACO stakeholders 5 quick questions about their life and the work they are doing. This month we had a chance to catch up with Mark Fourre, MD

Helpful Resources and Links to Keep You Informed

Health Coach Certification Training Registration Now Open
The MaineHealth Community Education and Works on Wellness Programs have partnered with Real Balance Global Wellness (RBGW) Health Coach Training Institute to offer professional health coach training and certification.
Open Questions for the MaineHealth ACO Leadership

Each month, we'll post a question from you with a response from our leadership team. This month,  Jen Moore (COO),  Dr.  Betsy Johnson (CEO) and Dr. Jeff Aalberg (CMO) talk about MACRA and how it will impact physician's work.