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Author: Andy Brown

AOA

Third osteopathic certifying board replaces its high-stakes recertification exam

The American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOBOG) recently launched a new online exam process for Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) Component 3. This longitudinal assessment format leverages technology to deliver assessment items and questions relevant to OB-GYN scope of practice at prescribed intervals. ‘A great improvement’ “Many of AOBOG’s diplomates are excited about the convenience … Read More

AOA Staff

11.15.19

The DO

5 ways to get more of your modifier 25 claims approved

Insurers are increasingly rejecting claims submitted with modifier 25. Fortunately, physicians can take concrete steps to increase their odds of getting these claims approved.

The DO

11.11.19

AOA

Be a champion for osteopathic medicine! Register to attend DO Day on Capitol Hill, March 17-18

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.

AOA Staff

11.06.19

The DO

6 ways to reduce doctor burnout at the systemic level

New National Academy of Medicine report urges health care organizations, educators and entities to address clinician burnout.

The DO

11.04.19

The DO

How old are you in ‘doc years’?

A DO writes that, “due to the nature of medical practice, physicians probably do not age at a constant 1:1 rate.”

The DO

10.29.19

JAOA

An osteopathic physician’s approach to the eSports athlete

An article in the November issue of the JAOA explores the osteopathic physician’s role in promoting health and reducing injury in this new gaming phenomenon.

JAOA

10.29.19

The DO

Shining stars of the profession recognized at OMED

On Friday at OMED 2019 in Baltimore, AOA President Ronald Burns, DO, presented several awards to individuals who have worked to advance the osteopathic profession.

The DO

10.25.19

The DO

5 things to know about the 2020 NRMP main residency match

The 2019-2020 match season will be the first without a separate AOA match as the transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education comes to a close. In March 2020, most students will match into residency through the National Residency Matching Program Main Residency Match.

The DO

10.24.19

AOA

Get to know the OMED 2019 General Session speakers

OMED 2019, set for Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore, will be jam-packed with inspiring and innovative sessions, including 20 TED-style talks from osteopathic physicians who are changing the landscape of medicine through research, innovation and patient care. Rounding out the OMED experience will be two general session keynote speakers who bring unique perspectives from alongside, or … Read More

AOA Staff

10.21.19