The GREAT Family of Ohio DOs

The Ohio Osteopathic Association is a non-profit professional association that advocates for Ohio's 4,441 licensed osteopathic physicians (DOs), 21 health-care facilities accredited by the American Osteopathic Association's Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. DOs represent 13 percent of the total physicians practicing in Ohio and 26 percent of the state's family physicians. OOA has been serving the osteopathic profession and Ohioans since 1898. The OOA's mission includes promoting Ohio's public health and advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine. 

 

Latest News

OOA Launches Scholar 4

Video Series Helps Develop Scholarly Work

With single GME accreditation system, there is a need to develop scholarly work within the osteopathic medical profession. The OOA's "Scholar Series" is a tool to help attendings, residency programs, students, and others.

OOA Supports Step Therapy Reform Legislation

Sen. Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) has introduced legislation in the Ohio Senate and Rep. Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) will lead companion legislation in the Ohio House. The bills will give doctors a transparent and standardized process to appeal step therapy requirements for patients needing a particular medication. Get all the information you need to Take Action at http://ooanet.org/step.

New Strategic Vision Developed for Ohio DOs

With the help of facilitator Josh Mintz, of Cavanaugh Hagan Pierson & Mintz, a management consulting firm in Washington, DC, the process included one-on-one interviews with key informants, an online survey, focus groups, and a final summit with leaders from the OOA, OU-HCOM, CORE, and Osteopathic Heritage Foundations. Read more about the process and see copies of key recommendations and reports.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS: Book Project on Ohio's Opioid Crisis

OU-HCOM Faculty Compiling First-Person Accounts

Fentanyl, Carfentanil, Cocaine Responsible for Increase in Overdose Deaths

Prescription opioid-related deaths in Ohio decline for fifth straight year

Medical Board Limits Opiate Prescriptions for Acute Pain

Diagnosis Codes Required on Prescriptions Starting Dec. 29, 2017

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Upcoming Events

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28th Annual Westside Seminar

September 30, 2017
7:00AM-4:30PM

LaCentre Conference Facility - Westlake

OOA District 9 Meeting - Speaker: Dawn Sammons, DO

October 3, 2017
6:30-8:30PM

Ohio University Inn, Athens

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