The DO

Innovate to engage: 3 thoughts on creating a better patient experience

OMED 2018 keynote speaker Nicholas J. Webb shares insights on ways osteopathic physicians can get started on elevating the patient experience.

The DO

10.19.18

The DO

Dress to impress: Does it matter if doctors wear white coats?

A BMJ Open study found patients preferred seeing docs in the traditional white coat paired with formal dress. From germs to patient perception, here’s what to keep in mind when you’re considering the traditional physician garb.

The DO

10.17.18

The DO

Rural hospital closures increased dramatically in the past 5 years

Sixty-four rural hospitals closed between 2013-2017, according to a new report form the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Financial pressures have led many rural hospitals to close.

The DO

10.17.18

AOA

Getting credit: The online attestation form is available for your OMED CME credits

OMED 2018 attendees have until Dec. 1, 2018, to complete CME attestation via an online form. You can login using your AOA ID or your OMED badge number.

AOA

10.12.18

The DO

Money matters: A finance pro offers insights into the intricacies of federal student loan forgiveness

As a busy physician or trainee, forming a solid financial plan for managing and paying back student loans can be a difficult goal to achieve. Here’s a snapshot of advice from Doctors Without Quarters.

The DO

10.09.18

The DO

Head of the class: Here are 5 tips on becoming a program director

From gaining real-world experience in the exam room to seeking opportunities to participate in academic medicine, DOs share their insights on how to prepare to train the next generation of physicians.

The DO

10.09.18

AOA

Read the Monday/Tuesday edition of OMED Daily News

Today is the last day to visit the Experience Zone at OMED. Check out highlights of presentations taking place as the conference continues in San Diego.

AOA

10.08.18

News Releases

Mayo Clinic researchers question benefits of long-term oxygen therapy in COPD

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2018 – Long-term oxygen therapy does not decrease the risk for hospitalizations or increase life expectancy for many patients with mild to moderate COPD, but may lower their quality of life, according to Mayo Clinic researchers published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. For decades, physicians have prescribed long-term oxygen … Read More

AOA Media Team

10.08.18

AOA

Read Sunday’s edition of OMED Daily News

Whether you’re attending OMED in sunny San Diego or following the conference from afar, check out news and highlights from today’s lineup of didactic sessions and Exhibit Hall happenings.

AOA Staff

10.07.18