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The Doctors Company Seminars

Posted on 09/13/2018
Seminar: Physician burnout has reached a tipping point, with studies showing that most physicians experience symptoms of professional burnout.

Prepare Your Office Now for 2019

Posted on 09/13/2018
The OSMA’s Healthcare Policy and Reimbursement Updates are an interactive way to get your office prepared for upcoming changes on MARCA Quality Reporting and CMS issues.

Obstacles Still Remain for Women in Medicine

Posted on 09/13/2018
OSMA is exploring physician burnout, with special interest on how the issue affects women.

Women Physicians Lead OSMA

Posted on 08/29/2018
OSMA is committed to promoting and supporting women in leadership roles. Currently, 44% of OSMA’s Council members are female, including our President, President-Elect, and Immediate Past President.

ASAM/Ohio Waiver Training Opportunities

Posted on 08/29/2018
Courses offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration. The curriculum for this course has been specifically designed for Ohio licensed physicians,

Young Physicians: Coming Together to Support One Another

Posted on 08/29/2018
During your journey to becoming a physician, you had classmates and other young colleagues to lean on. You were all experiencing the same life challenges. Now that you’ve begun your practice, who has your back?

Medical Marijuana Misinformation Swirling Throughout Ohio

Posted on 08/29/2018
While it is clear that Ohio’s medical marijuana program will not be up and running by the original Sept. 8 deadline, OSMA continues to help deliver the latest, most accurate information on the program’s progress to physicians.

Don’t Miss OSMA's Healthcare Policy & Reimbursement Updates

Posted on 08/29/2018
These events bring hundreds of practice managers and physicians together throughout Ohio to share ideas, discuss pressing issues, and help one another find solutions to your toughest challenges.

Busting Three of the Most Common SEO Myths

Posted on 08/02/2018
The Internet has become our most commonly used source for information. Unfortunately, the internet is also great at spreading myths, falsehoods, and half-truths. There are few places where misinformation spreads better than in the world of Search Eng

OSMA Helps Drive Physician Victory

Posted on 08/02/2018
Thanks to pressure from OSMA and its allies, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has agreed to defer to regulatory boards in regards to physician impairment.

CMS Announces Revisions to Payment Policies

Posted on 08/02/2018
These revisions and other policies are open for comments from physicians and other healthcare providers. Regardless of the size, location or composition of your practice, we encourage to take part in the process by providing your comments directly to

Sexual Harassment Allegations in Healthcare: Rising Risks

Posted on 07/19/2018
Healthcare providers are not immune from the growing number of reported incidents of alleged sexual harassment in the workplace. Accusers may be employees, patients, third-party vendors or visitors.

Understand Your Options: the New Health Benefits Plan from the OSMA

Posted on 07/19/2018
As a practice owner, it’s important to know you have options to help you manage your practice and health insurance benefits. OSMA members also have a new option to consider when choosing health insurance plans.

OSMA Launches New Partnership to Ease Student Loan Burden

Posted on 07/19/2018
OSMA recently partnered with Splash Financial, a Cleveland-based, student loan refinancing company that was founded to help healthcare professionals. This free, new benefit is designed for members and their families.

CMS Publishes Proposed 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Rule

Posted on 07/19/2018
The proposed rule for 2019 includes provisions for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2019 as well as the physician fee schedule.

Ohio Physicians PAC Backs DeWine for Governor

Posted on 07/11/2018
A commitment to support physicians and a focus on making quality healthcare more accessible for patients has earned Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine an endorsement from the OSMAPAC.

Diabetes Prevention: Physician Champion Profile

Posted on 07/03/2018
Robyn Chatman, M.D. is interviewed about what she would like members to understand about diabetes prevention.

Ohio Physicians Endorse Incumbent U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

Posted on 06/28/2018
A track record of bettering patient access to quality medical care and proven leadership on key national health-related policy has earned incumbent U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown an endorsement from the Ohio State Medical Association.

Keeping Secrets – Employee Agreement Tips

Posted on 06/21/2018
A common misconception among employers is that having confidentiality and non-disclosure policies in their employee handbooks is sufficient enough to protect their valuable business assets

Physician Learning Must Evolve to Keep Healthcare Workforce Prepared

Posted on 06/07/2018
Strengthening individual communication skills is paramount to improving patient comprehension, which in turn can improve patient behavior...