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Miniseminar to Address Alternative Payment Models, Academy’s Advocacy for Physician Payment

The landscape of physician payment is changing with quality and measures becoming more intertwined in how payment is—and will be—provided for services. These changes will be addressed during ... Read More

Carter Van Waes, MD, PhD, to Deliver Neel Lecture

Carter Van Waes, MD, PhD, clinical director and chief of the Head and Neck Surgery Branch at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and senior investigator of the ... Read More

Model Committees Demonstrate Excellence and Achievement

Four committees have been named Model Committees based on their accomplishments since last year's Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM. The Model Committee Award recognizes committees that contribute in ... Read More

Hal Foster, MD Endowment Campaign Contributors

The Hal Foster, MD Endowment Campaign continues to draw the interest of new donors as we forge ahead with the second phase of this historic campaign. The Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity ... Read More

Opening Ceremony: Transforming, Thriving, Together

After presenting a number of awards and three presidential citations, AAO-HNSF President Richard W. Waguespack, MD, had a surprise presidential citation during Sunday's Opening Ceremony. The ... Read More

Conley Lecturer Gibson Focuses on Stewardship

If attendees only remember one thing from her John Conley, MD Lecture on Medical Ethics during Sunday's Opening Ceremony, Rosemary Gibson, senior advisor to The Hastings Center and an editor for JAMA ... Read More

Sheng-Po Hao, MD, to Deliver Eugene N. Myers, MD International Lecture

Professor Sheng-Po Hao, MD, FICS, will deliver the “Eugene N. Myers, MD International Lecture on Head and Neck Cancer” at 9:30 am Tuesday in Room 414AB, addressing the treatment of nasopharyngeal ... Read More

Meeting Standards Important in Developing Guideline

Treatment guidelines are acknowledged to be important to improved patient outcomes, so much so that a bill before Congress would require physicians to follow guidelines. However, developing ... Read More

Multiple Issues Often Linked to Causes of Cough

Cough is the culprit behind more than 31 million visits to physicians annually, and $6.8 billion is spent on over-the-counter cough and cold remedies. Diagnosing the cause of a cough is challenging, ... Read More

Future of ‘Fee for Service’ Examined in Tuesday Miniseminar

With a number of changes on the horizon regarding payment, otolaryngologists will be able to get answers to their questions on the topic during Tuesday's “Board of Governors' Hot Topic 2014: Will Fee ... Read More