Maine Case Study
Comprehensive Treatment of Tobacco Dependence in Maine
Describe the individuals and groups whose paid or unpaid participation was essential.
- Medical and Health Professionals
- Policymakers—Board of Health
- Policymakers—City Council Person
- Policymakers—School Board Member
- Public Health Professionals
|Title/ Position||Responsibilities/ Skills Required||Source||Hours/ Duration|
|Executive Director||Overall responsibility to oversee the contract with PTM, supervise staff and consultants, assure timely completion of all project activities and the meeting of all performance standards. Share responsibility for supervising and representing the program with the Medical Director.||Center for Tobacco Independence||Full-time|
|Medical Director||Overall responsibility for clinical decision-making, medication voucher program, and process and outcome evaluations. CTI medical director serves as HelpLine medical director, providing training on clinical issues and medication therapy, and serves as medical supervisor for Clinical Outreach and Training efforts.||CTI, MaineHealth||60% FTE|
|HelpLine Manager||Responsible for daily management of the HelpLine. Supervises telephone screeners and HelpLine Specialists and other HelpLine operations. Works with CTI directors to implement and monitor quality assurance.||Collaborates closely with CHP, Intellicare and Goold Health Systems.||100% FTE|
Additional Staff and Information
Clinical Supervisors, two behavioral health specialists (telephone tobacco specialists), one telephone screener, administrative support staff, data system support staff.
Information System Support: Core analyst, CTI policy/analyst, and IntelliCare provide information system support. Free and Clear (formerly Group Health) provides technical support for the database as part of licensing agreement.
This information is provided in the earlier Implementation section under the topic Specific Implementation action plan.
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