COVID-19 Best Practices for Reopening Your Business is a new video resource from the Michigan Osteopathic Association's recent webinar, "Developing a Plan to Re-Open Your Practice." Additional materials from the webinar include the Physician Practice COVID-19 Playbook, developed by MOA partner, Practice Transformation Insititute.
Steve Paulus, DO, MS, offers a nine-part series for the prevention and management of COVID-19, before and after vaccination.
The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has first published a new case report discussing osteopathic self-treatment (OST) exercises to support the body’s own healing mechanisms for those who are at risk of contracted or have already contracted COVID-19. The case report was authored by Drew D. Lewis, DO, FAAO; Jose S. Figueroa, DO, FAOCPMR, FAAPMR; Ryan D. McMunn, OMS IV; and Adrian L. Woolley, DO, all of Des Moines University. The article appears in the June 2020 issue of The AAO Journal.
Important websites to follow for the most up-to-date coronavirus information:
On April 10, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began delivering $30 billion in relief funding to support hospitals and health care providers enrolled in the Medicare program. Learn more about eligibility and distribution of payments on the HHS website.
Physician offices have unique insurance needs, especially during a pandemic. AOA Insurance, powered by Gallagher, offers resources to assist physicians during the public health crisis. The COVID-19 Information Hub provides updates on business and human resources coverage. Learn more.
The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has partnered with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to offer an e-learning module, titled, "Frontline Perspectives On Treating COVID-19 Patients Using OMM," features Hugh M. Ettlinger, DO, FAAO, FCA, an OMM residency director at Saint Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York and his colleagues sharing surprising insights from treating COVID-19 patients with OMM. Learn more.
The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has partnered with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to offer an e-learning module, titled, “Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Techniques Addressing Respiratory Symptoms of COVID-19,” to help review applicable OMM techniques for COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19 patients. Learn more.
The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has awarded the 2021 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor to John M. Jones, DO, of Petal, Mississippi.
Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, of Suwanee, Georgia, received the Fellow of American Academy of Osteopathy Distinguished (FAAO) Service Award.