News from ACOI

Productivity Hacks for the Physician

One important topic that I was never formally taught in medical school (nor were any of the physician colleagues that I have spoken with about the subject) was productivity. Interestingly, productivity is an important topic to physician employers.

ACOI President Promotes Osteopathic Medicine on Capitol Hill

ACOI President Robert T. Hasty, DO, FACOI, FACP, was on Capitol Hill May 22 to brief Congress about the critical role of osteopathic medicine in fulfilling the health care needs of Americans across the country, and in rural and underserved communities specifically.

May Member News

Read the latest from ACOI members who have received awards, promotions, and other recognitions.

My Journey

In my quest to hold everything together I had forgotten how to take care of myself. In medicine it is often considered a badge of honor to realize at the end of a twelve-hour shift that you haven’t gotten a chance to use the restroom or eat. I learned to question the notion that not attending to normal bodily functions was somehow honorable. I learned to confront the culture in medicine many of us were brought up in; a culture that leads us towards burnout.

Dr. Joseph Salhab is Helping Millions Embrace Gut Health Education through Social Media

Just over two years ago Joseph Salhab, DO, noticed an uptick of people on various social media channels looking for gut health advice. He became concerned by the inaccurate information being posted as responses to questions, mainly because physicians weren’t part of the conversations.

Thank You, 2023-2024 Visiting Professors

As the 2023-2024 school year comes to a close, ACOI would like to show our appreciation for all of the ACOI Visiting Professors who gave presentations at colleges of osteopathic medicine across the country. Thank you for your dedication to the next generation of osteopathic internists!

Board of Directors Nominations: Due June 24, 2024

ACOI active members who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors are invited to complete the nomination form.

Notice of Insurance Audit - Now What?

Your office manager just received notice of an insurance audit. Now what? Notification of a request for an audit, or a seemingly innocent request for records from a payer, is always a surprise that can be unsettling.

Senate Finance Committee Kick-starts Physician Payment Reform Discussion

As a member of the Primary Care Collaborative, the ACOI joined a statement in response to an April 11 hearing held by the Senate Finance Committee, “Bolstering Chronic Care through Medicare Physician Payment.”  

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