Maine Medical Directors Association
MaineMDA Covid Testing Guidelines July 2020
Please see Maine CDC for 2021 guidelines
MaineMDA Covid Outbreak Containment Protocol
Update 5/18/2020: We are out of swabs!
May 6, 2020
We have precured 5000 viral testing swabs (and medium) for Maine Nursing homes
Working with the MHCA and other collegues to distribute these swabs to Nursing homes and possibly Assisted livings arround the state
More Information in the coming days. Email us with questions.
MaineMDA Covid Survey May 5, 2020
Low Rate of Covid Testing
Shortage of Viral Swabs
The Bangor Daily News
The Portland Press Herald
We couldn't present the data in the daily MaineCDC call on May 5, 2020, but two Major Papers in Maine covered the issue and shared the data with the public
May 11 2020 COVID survey updates:
Respondents to survey are now 46
70% of facilities have 9 or less swabs in the building
26.6% of facilities have zero swabs in their buildings
21.4% had zero tests done in their facilities
50% of facilities did 0-3 tests
SNF instead of ED protocol
Published April. 6, 2020
Advancing Geriatric Medicine Education in long term care in the state of Maine & Advocating for Geriatric Providers and their Patients
Want to know what's new in Geriatric Medicine?
The Maine Medical Directors Association in Biddeford holds an annual conference to educate long term care healthcare professionals in Portland, Maine about a variety of geriatric topics.
Feel free to get in touch with our team to register or to look up past topics from prior conferences.
Our organization is also happy to be a resource of nursing home medical directors, DONs, and administrators to help them implement best practices and tackle problems.
We are a standalone not for profit association, and we are proud to work with other organizations in the state to advance the cause of improved care for the elderly across our state.
Last but not least we advocate for Geriatric patients for better access to care and removing obstacles to improved quality of medical services.
MaineMDA most recent Annual Conference brochure
August 9, 2019 @Dimillos in Portland
Free for members