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2014-10-30 20:22:21

SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 40 million tourists visit recreation areas above 7,800 feet in the Western United States each year. People from lower altitudes traveling to these areas are at increased risk of high altitude-related illness, so preparation is key, says Melissa Tabor, DO, an AOA board-certified physician in family and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Also an assistant professor of sports medicine and an assistant professor of osteopathic...

2014-10-29 23:01:06

Dr. Atonis Pax is now offering occupational medicine services to the Healthpointe clinic in Long Beach. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Healthpointe’s occupational medicine program is designed to return injured workers back to work promptly and in their best condition possible. Among the many services offered through the program are: on-site safety training and ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screenings and physicals, physical therapy, pain management, and consultations with specialists...

2014-10-28 16:24:51

What Student Athletes Need to Know SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A concussion, considered a traumatic brain injury or TBI, is most common in children and teenagers, and can take longer to recover from than adults. One osteopathic physician (DO) proposes that Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) can reduce recovery time and long term side effects of concussions, which are often under-diagnosed and can cause serious health problems later in life. Brett DeGooyer, DO, an...

2014-10-28 12:28:41

SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is no pain, no gain the new motto for child athletes? A national survey released today by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) at its 2014 Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition, reveals that one-third of parents feel the opportunity for their children to compete in sports at a high level outweighs the risk of serious injury. There is no mistaking that sports play an important part of growing up in America. Two-thirds...

2014-10-27 20:22:47

SEATTLE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is empathy a core component of "evidence-based medicine?" One prominent researcher and author in the area of empathy in patient care argues that the answer is unequivocally "yes" and says that it can and should be evaluated, taught and sustained, as studies show a high correlation between patient satisfaction and outcomes with empathy scores. Mohammadreza Hojat, Ph.D., research professor of psychiatry and human behavior and...

2014-10-21 23:09:16

HIPAA Secure Now! Offers HIPAA risk assessment and other compliance services to American Osteopathic Association. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 HIPAA Secure Now! has forged a partnership with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to help members become fully compliant with HIPAA rules for protecting electronic protected health information (ePHI). Members will have access to HIPAA Secure Now’s portfolio of services, including security risk assessment, policies and procedures, and...

2014-10-14 23:00:57

For the first time, four doctors of osteopathic medicine will serve on the ACGME Board of Directors, including a Western University of Health Sciences professor. Pomona, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Another milestone has been reached as the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) work toward a single accreditation system for graduate medical...

2014-09-11 20:21:47

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InGenesis is proud to announce "Soaring to a Healthier Tomorrow," a luncheon fundraiser for the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) School of Osteopathic Medicine. The luncheon, set for Friday, Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oak Hills Country Club, will feature UIW Medical School Founding Dean Dr. Robyn Madson, DO, MPH, as keynote speaker. Madson will share plans for the future of this exciting new addition to UIW with key...

2014-08-22 23:00:25

On Friday, Aug. 22, Liberty University unveiled its new Center for Medical and Health Sciences, hosting a ceremony in its courtyard attended by some of the area’s top influencers in government and public welfare. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 On Friday, Aug. 22, Liberty University unveiled its new Center for Medical and Health Sciences, hosting a ceremony in its courtyard attended by some of the area’s top influencers in government and public welfare. The 162-member inaugural...

2014-08-18 23:00:29

National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) leadership and advisers consider current research needs of the graduate medical education (GME) community. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Earlier this month, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) hosted a meeting of its new Research Advisory Committee to consider ways in which to grow NRMP’s research agenda and address the needs of Match participants and stakeholders. The ten-member Committee includes individuals...


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