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Pent-Up Demand for Care among Dual-Eligible Victims of Elder Financial Exploitation in Maine

The article, "Pent-Up Demand for Care among Dual-Eligible Victims of Elder Financial Exploitation in Maine," was accepted for publication in the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect.

Gale presents at National Rural Health Association Conference

Congratulations to John Gale for being selected for was one of the plenary speakers at NRHA’s joint Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Hospital Conference held virtually on September 22-25, 2020, where he spoke about Building a Better Rural Health Clinic.

MRTQ PDN Receives Contract Amendment to Support Quality Improvement Awards

Maine Roads to Quality Professional Development Network (MRTQ PDN) is partnering with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child and Family Services (DHHS OCFS) to offer Quality Improvement Awards and Quality Improvement Mini-Grants to early childhood and out-of-school time programs in Maine.
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Rebuilding the Foundation of Rural Community Health after COVID-19

John Gale published an article with colleagues from the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Policy Analysis in the September 24, 2020 issue of the Medical Care journal’s blog.

Telehealth Brings Reproductive Health Care to Rural Maine Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Kate Ahrens has co-authored an article describing an innovative pilot program in Maine aimed to increase reproductive health access for women with opioid use disorder via telehealth.

CBER awarded EDA Cares Act Grant to support response to COVID-19

In July, the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) was awarded a $300,000 two-year grant by the U.S. Economic Development Administration to support economic response and recovery efforts in Maine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New study examines telebehavioral health and Medicaid policies

Maine Rural Heath Research Center published an article on Medicaid telehealth policies and telebehavioral health.

Maine Rural Health Research Center funded for another four years

Congratulations to Maine Rural Health Research Center for being awarded one of seven federally-funded grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
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Muskie School and UM Graduate and Professional Center hosting free COVID-19 webinar series

The defining issue of 2020, COVID-19, is becoming a fall class. Following up a popular summertime webinar, USM’s Muskie School of Public Service and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center are offering a semester-long webinar series on the Covid-19 pandemic that weaves together perspectives from public health, policy, law, and business.

John Gale Awarded the 2020 Calico Leadership Award

Congratulations to John Gale for winning the Calico Leadership Award!