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AOA submits comments to CMS on proposed Physician Fee Schedule rule

The proposed rule would collapse payment for levels 2-5 of both new and established patient office visit codes into two payment rates.

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09.12.18

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Notes from afar: Najaha Musse, OMS II, shares 5 tips for medical students on serving abroad

If you are fortunate enough to travel to another country and assist in the care of patients in medically underserved areas, here’s what you should know before you go.

The DO

09.11.18

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From Ethiopia to the US to Haiti: A journey to support underserved patients

Born in Ethiopia before emigrating to the U.S., Najaha Musse, OMS II, was given a crash course in Haiti this summer on how socioeconomic factors impact health.

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09.11.18

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Space medicine Q&A: NASA DO on his upcoming Antarctica, ISS missions

NASA Flight Surgeon Richard Scheuring, DO, will head to Antarctica in early October for six weeks to support the National Science Foundation and its research teams who will be working there.

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09.11.18

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Money and medicine: Cancer expert to speak on drug prices at OMED 2018

Peter Bach, MD, is on a mission to make drugs more affordable. Here’s what he’s doing–and what he’ll be talking about at OMED.

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09.11.18

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Maintaining wellness: Here are 5 ways to maintain mental wellness and avoid burnout

To mitigate the challenges of medical school and practicing medicine, Jessica Barber, MD, advises prioritizing self-care and stress reduction techniques.

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09.10.18

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What’s it really like to live like a resident? Medscape finds out

Residents say they want better work-life balance, according to Medscape’s 2018 Residents Lifestyle and Happiness Report. More than 1,900 residents in over 29 specialties responded to the survey about stress, relationships, burnout and expectations for their postgraduate training.

The DO

09.05.18

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Innovation speaks: Inventor and futurist to speak on the next wave of health care technology at OMED

Health care innovator and futurist Nicholas J. Webb will speak Friday, Oct. 5, during OMED about how disruptive innovators are boldly changing health care.

The DO

09.04.18

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Advocacy victories: Check out 6 recent scope of practice wins for DOs

Teaming up with state osteopathic associations and speciality affiliates, the AOA has commented on 18 unnecessary scope of practice issues at the state level so far this year.

The DO

09.04.18