News Releases

More than two-thirds of Americans (71%) say their overall health and wellness is good or excellent

CHICAGO—January 27, 2020—A survey assessing Americans’ health-related behaviors and attitudes found 71% rate their overall health and wellness as good (54%) or excellent (17%). The Whole-Person Health Poll was conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association. Americans were asked about their work, sleep and exercise habits, as well as … Read More

AOA Media Team

01.27.20

The DO

My victory over burnout: How leading a sustainable life changed everything for me

“Owning my autonomy at work helped me give up several unhealthy coping mechanisms I was employing to deal with overwork and exhaustion.”

The DO

01.24.20

AOA

Comment period opens for proposed AOBFP CME requirement updates

The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) submitted proposed updates to the AOBFP CME requirement which are available for review and comment to all members of the AOA.

01.21.20

The DO

5 trends emerging in telemedicine in 2020

Telemedicine is revolutionizing health care—and changing rapidly. Here’s what you need to know.

The DO

01.16.20

AOA

Advocacy win: Aetna stops denials of modifier 25 claims

In a significant win for DOs and their patients, Aetna has agreed to disable automatic claims denials of E/M services billed on the same day as osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and appended with modifier 25. How the change happened The AOA began advocating for this change in 2019, when it became aware of this issue. … Read More

AOA Staff

01.14.20

The DO

5 habits for residents to develop during residency

Learn how to stand out as a resident and set yourself up for success in your career.

The DO

01.13.20

The DO

The top 10 highest paying medical specialties in 2019

Neurosurgery and thoracic surgery were the highest paying medical specialties in 2019, according to a new physician employment report from Doximity.

The DO

01.10.20

AOA

Looking to lead in the year ahead? Register for AOA LEAD 2020

The AOA is excited to host the third annual Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) Conference, designed for professionals seeking to advance their osteopathic leadership and advocacy skills.

AOA Staff

01.08.20

AOA

Certifying Board Services reorganization and leadership updates

The following is AOA’s Certifying Board Services’ new leadership structure as of Jan. 7, 2020. This reorganization generates significant departmental cost savings.

AOA Staff

01.07.20