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During the OMED 2018 conference, 25 osteopathic medical students from across the country traded in their textbooks for tinfoil and utilized their osteopathic hands for peeling, chopping, boiling and baking to feed 130 people in San Diego who are homeless.
The number one concern of today’s residents, both for their residency and first job, is work/life balance, primarily the issues of schedules and call hours, according to the Medscape 2018 Residents Lifestyle and Happiness Report.
Physicians are advised to review their documentation practices in light of reports from DOs experiencing payment denials related to clinical validation edits made by an increasing number of large payers.
The results are (mostly) in on the 2018 midterm elections, and three new physicians have been elected to Congress. Additionally, the 10 physicians in the House of Representatives all won their re-elections, as did the one physician in the Senate up for re-election.
When these tragic large-scale events, such as shootings, occur, emergency docs and departments can take several steps to save more lives.
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