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The DO

COVID-19 updates: Emergency departments continue to prepare for surge of cases

“The vibe in the ED is definitely different than I’ve ever experienced,” says Alexis Cates, DO, an emergency physician in Philadelphia.

The DO

04.03.20

AOA

Register for upcoming telemedicine webinars

Learn how to equip your practice for telehealth with live webinars on billing and HIPAA guidelines in the age of COVID-19 from April 6-9.  A full slate of topics will be covered during live CME webinars offered this month. Visit AOA Online Learning for more details. Each telemedicine webinar has optional AOA Category 2-B CME available … Read More

AOA Staff

04.03.20

AOA

CMS expands telehealth, additional waivers and new rules to address COVID-19

On March 30th, as part of the ongoing effort to address the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued several additional temporary regulatory waivers and new rules for physicians and other clinicians. At the same time, CMS also released an Interim Final Rule with comment period outlining further … Read More

AOA Staff

04.02.20

News Releases

AOA names Ross Zafonte, DO, new Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

CHICAGO—March 27, 2020—The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the national professional membership organization for more than 151,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, announces that Ross Zafonte, DO, has been named the next Editor-in-Chief of its peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA). The JAOA was established in September 1901 and is the … Read More

AOA Media Team

03.27.20

The DO

COVID-19 updates: Cases skyrocket as Americans continue to self-isolate

The DO speaks with an emergency physician on the frontlines of the pandemic.

The DO

03.26.20

The DO

COVID-19: DO spearheads project to provide docs with the latest updates

Christina Lang, DO, assembled a team of infectious diseases physicians, who are distilling COVID-19 updates and information into succinct, up-to-date guidelines for primary care physicians.

03.26.20

The DO

COVID-19: Maintaining your mental health during a pandemic

Here are some ways health care professionals can safeguard their wellbeing during this turbulent time.

03.26.20

AOA

Osteopathic affiliate letter on support for non-profits in CARE Act

This letter requests that Congress provides relief for nonprofits and other tax-exempt healthcare organizations in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. A copy of the letter is below: March 23, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives 1236 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The … Read More

AOA Staff

03.24.20

AOA

Comment period now open for proposed changes to Handbook of the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists

The proposed changes will remain posted for review and open comment for a period of 45 days. Submitted comments will be shared with the BOS and made available to the AOA Board of Trustees and/or the Executive Committee of the AOA Board of Trustees.

AOA Staff

03.24.20