Due to the recent COVID-19 surge and the availability of safe and effective vaccines, our health care organizations and societies advocate that all health care and long-term care employers require their workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This is the logical fulfillment of the ethical commitment of all health care workers to put patients as … Read More
The AOA’s 2021-2022 president, Joseph Giaimo, DO, discusses his journey to medicine, his plans for his AOA presidential year, and what he enjoys about leadership within the osteopathic profession.
The American Osteopathic Association’s House of Delegates convened virtually July 16-18, 2021, for its annual policymaking meeting, with more than 600 delegates and guests in attendance. The following videos feature highlights from the three-day meeting.
The Osteopathic Medical Profession (OMP) Report, produced by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), tracks expansion and growth within the osteopathic medical profession and examines current demographics and trends related to DOs and osteopathic medical students. This past year, the number of osteopathic physicians in the U.S. climbed to nearly 135,000—an 80% increase over the past … Read More
CHICAGO—Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, MACOI, FCCP, was inaugurated as the 125th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) today. Dr. Giaimo, an osteopathic physician who is AOA board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine, has been working in private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, for more than 30 years. He ascended to the … Read More
This webinar will discuss implicit biases, unconscious attitudes and stereotypes, and the negative impact these can have on health care. It will provide strategies to protect against implicit biases that can affect how one patient is treated over another. Negative patient outcomes can result in professional negligence allegations and liability.
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On July 13, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule updating payment and regulatory changes for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar year (CY) 2022. The proposed rule includes several new proposals authorized under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. It also addresses changes to the Quality … Read More