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COPD patients’ hospital stays 67% shorter due to one additional staff meeting, study finds

CHICAGO—February 24, 2020—Hospitals can dramatically reduce the length of a patient’s stay (by up to 67%) when their provider teams hold integrated care conferences (ICCs), a daily meeting for providers to share information at once. However, the seemingly obvious concept is rarely implemented, according to researchers in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Admitted … Read More

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02.24.20

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Researchers say extended antidepressant use creates physical dependence

CHICAGO—February 20, 2020—Patients who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, researchers say they will likely face difficult and even dangerous withdrawal symptoms due to a physical dependence. The best process is to follow a tapering schedule while consulting with a physician, according to research in The Journal of the … Read More

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02.21.20

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View AOBEM’s CORE webinar on YouTube

AOBEM Vice chair, Bradley Chappell, DO, and AOBEM Secretary, Christopher Zabbo, DO, hosted a live webinar to discuss an array of topics, including eligibility requirements, how to register for CORE, as well as a short demo of the exam.

AOA Staff

02.20.20

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DOs appointed to federal advisory committees

Drs. Omar Lateef and Linda Delo were nominated by the AOA as part of its effort to support the representation of DO perspectives on federal advisory committees. Omar Lateef, DO, the CEO of Rush University Medical Center, has been appointed to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) Advisory Committee. The National Advisory Council … Read More

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02.17.20

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Register for DO Day on Capitol Hill by Feb. 28!

Registration is now open for DO Day on Capitol Hill, the premier osteopathic event of the year. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage lawmakers on legislation vital to the practice and principles of osteopathic medicine.

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02.13.19

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Looking to lead in the year ahead? Register for AOA LEAD 2020

The AOA is excited to host the third annual Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) Conference, designed for professionals seeking to advance their osteopathic leadership and advocacy skills.

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01.08.20

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