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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
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
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
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.
Demonstrate your commitment to evidence-based education leading to high-quality care.
Innovative tools and partnerships for students & DOs in all practice types and specialties.
Choose from hundreds of options for live and on-demand CME, searchable by specialty and location.
Learn about funded AOA research projects and grant opportunities for DOs and students.
Support our work to ensure the voices of DOs and their patients are heard.
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