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2010-09-21 20:57:48

Research on the quality of US resident physician performance levels has often been limited by lack of a comparison group or strict focus on specific diseases and geographical areas.

2010-09-14 23:32:38

Students who enter medical school with high debt levels, low scores on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) or who are non-white are more likely to face difficulties that may prevent graduation or hinder acceptance into a residency program if they do graduate.

2010-07-17 17:00:00

CHICAGO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Not one to back down from a challenge, Karen J. Nichols, DO, embraces her term as the first female president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) during a time of historic change in health care.

2010-05-26 12:27:31

Older patients battling pneumonia spent less time in the hospital when treated using osteopathic manipulative medicine - a drug-free form of hands-on medical care focusing on increasing muscle motion - in addition to conventional care, recently published research shows.

2010-05-12 13:49:00

Fundamental Medicare Physician Payment Reforms Will Ensure Access to Care and Foster Practice Transformation WASHINGTON, May 12, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent poll recently conducted on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) shows that an alarming number of physicians will stop seeing Medicare beneficiaries if current payment policies are not reformed.

2010-02-08 14:25:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For osteopathic medical students and recent graduates, their love of medicine will begin a new chapter today as the National Matching Services, Inc., announces the results of the 2010 osteopathic match.

2010-02-01 15:15:00

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH) today announced that it will provide the OMeGA Medical Grants Association LLC (OMeGA) $2.175 million in funding for the 2010-2011 academic year.

2009-03-27 12:50:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Michigan, there are not enough jobs in manufacturing and construction, but the one area in which demand continues to overshadow supply is health care, particularly physicians. The health care needs of an aging population coupled with the difficulty of becoming a doctor have led to a considerable physician shortage in Michigan, a problem that is projected to get worse, according to the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS). Those...

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