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Multi-State Licensure Plan for Physicians Nears Reality

Draft legislation that would allow board-certified physicians to practice in multiple states through an interstate licensure compact is getting closer to finalization. The measure would make it much easier for physicians licensed in one state to treat patients in other states, whether in person, by videoconference, or online. ...

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How to Prevent Medical Diagnostic Errors

Every physician has probably incorrectly diagnosed a patient at some point over the course of his or her career. In general, the rate of medical misdiagnosis is estimated to be about 10% to 15% (Arch Intern Med. 2005;165:1493-1499). A 2014 study found that two-thirds of 681 respondents to an online survey conducted by the AAO-HNS reported an event in the last six months that they felt should not have happened (Otol Head Neck Surg. 2014;150:779-784)....

 

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Special Announcements

Take the ABOto Advanced Pediatric Otolaryngology Survey

The American Board of Otolaryngology is seeking input on the concept of subcertification in Advanced Pediatric Otolaryngology.

TRIO Best Practice Summaries Now Available

In 2009, the Triological Society launched its Best Practice series, published in The Laryngoscope. TRIO Best Practice summaries are brief, structured reviews designed to provide the busy clinician with a handy outline and reference for day-to-day clinical decision making. Since many Laryngoscope readers have found the Best Practice series very informative, the Triological Society is sharing this information with ENTtoday readers. 

 

Meeting Calendar

Meeting of the European Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

September 14-17 - Nice, France

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting and Oto Expo

September 21-24 - Orlando, Fla.

Cytomegalovirus Public Health & Policy Conference

September 26-27 - Salt Lake City, Utah

American Academy for Oral Systemic Health Annual Scientific Session

September 26-28 - St. Louis, Mo.

Endoscopic Ear Surgery Cadaver Course

October 6-7 - Glasgow, Scotland

The Western States Rhinology Course

October 16-18 - Sonoma, Calif.

Northeast Ohio Pediatric ENT Update

October 17 - Akron, Ohio

Midwest Airway Course

October 17-18 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Mayo Clinic’s State of the Science Symposia

October 22-26 - Phoenix, Ariz.

Fall Voice Conference

October 23-25 - San Antonio, Texas

Hair Transplant 360 Workshop

October 23-26 - St. Louis, Mo.

Pan American Congress of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

October 26-29 - Cartagena, Colombia

 

 

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