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Ctrl + Alt + FOCUS: Reboot Your Results

By Donna Brighton, Brighton Leadership Group Leadership goes beyond power and position; it’s about actions, routines and practices. For example, the way information is shared, how decisions are made and the involvement of staff members are all leadership practices. Consistent practices lead to measurable results.    During times of change, routines and practices are disrupted and results are impacted. A […]

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Resident Spotlight: Loc Nguyen, DO

The Student Association of the ACOFP is partnering with Resident Council on a number of exciting initiatives, including the Resident Council Spotlight series of interviews and articles. For our next article in the series, students sat down with Loc Nguyen, DO, to learn more about his residency program, what being a part of ACOFP means to him and what advice he has for students.

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The 411 on PRF

So, you got a payment from the Provider Relief Fund—now what? Most ACOFP members will have received a General Distribution payment, which generally consisted of two payments. Providers have to take several steps to accept and retain the money received.

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DPC: Patients First, Without Third-Party Billing

Third-party payors have disturbed the service provider’s business process of fulfilling the needs and desires of their clients in health care. Insurance companies have taken away decision-making abilities from physicians and patients. Direct primary care brings that function back to physicians trained to make medical decisions in cooperation with their patients.

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Why Pride

A raid at the Stonewall Inn created momentum for the LGBTQI community, leading us to Pride Month, which is celebrated across the country in June of each year. During this month events and parades are held celebrating the LGBTQI community and the progressive changes of subsequent decades.

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Our Osteopathic Oath: A Pathway for Change

We obviously cannot solve all of the current social problems and health disparities alone, but it is important to leverage our role with patients and in our communities as best we can to help be one of many needed parts of the solution. As physicians, we have a duty to protect the minds, bodies and souls of all our patients.