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May 2017 - Vol. 36, No. 04

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The Leading Edge

Pearls for success in life and work

There are many parts to a successful life. The blending of career (clinical and surgical patient care, research, education, administration) with family, home, and spiritual life requires some sophisticated alchemy.

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Shaping healthcare policy

May is Better Hearing and Speech month. In the April Bulletin, we highlighted the recent evolution of the hearing aid market place in the United States. As we continue to follow changes closely, we must remain cognizant that we can do more to highlight preventable causes of hearing loss through public educational campaigns.

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At The Forefront

BOARD OF GOVERNORS
What? No more course tickets?

When I was a resident, I remember going to my first AAO-HNSF  Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, with my co-residents. We registered in advance by phone, purchased tickets to some courses, and stayed in the least expensive Foundation- sanctioned hotel. 

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Academy contributes to episode-based cost measures

Along with our continued engagement with the American College of Surgeons-Brandeis Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) episode grouper model, on April 24, the Academy submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on CMS’ Request for Information (RFI) on episode-based cost measure development for the Quality Payment Program.

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Inaugural State OTO Society Roundtable recap

The inaugural State OTO Society Roundtable was held on March 10 in conjunction with the AAO-HNS/F 2017 Leadership Forum and BOG Spring Meeting. 40 physicians and seven executive directors/society administrators attended, representing 32 state and local otolaryngology societies.

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State OTO Society Roundtable attendees

Alabama Society of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Buffalo Otolaryngology Society Central Indiana Otolaryngology Society Cincinnati Society of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Colorado Ear, Nose, and Throat Society Connecticut Ear, Nose, and Throat Society Delaware Academy of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Georgia Society of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Greater Miami Otolaryngology Association Kentucky Society of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Long Island Society of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery Louisiana Academy of [...]

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Health policy scholarship awarded

The AAO-HNS and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) offer an annual scholarship to subsidize attendance and participation in the Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

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Section for Residents and Fellows-in-Training announces delegates

In March, the Governing Council of the AAO-HNS Section for Residents and Fellows-in-Training (SRF) selected the following SRF members to serve as delegates/alternate delegates to the organizations named below.

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Reg-ent℠: ready for MIPS and more

The Reg-ent registry will be ready to accommodate all categories of MIPS 2017 reporting.

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LEADERSHIP FORUM & SPRING BOG MEETING
Legislative Advocacy Highlights

Following the success of the inaugural State OTO Society Roundtable, the BOG Spring Meeting included several advocacy- related sessions where attendees learned about the importance of making their voices heard on Capitol Hill.

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Features

MEDICAL INFORMATICS COMMITTEE
HIPAA and texting

Communication technologies have advanced rapidly with the advent of the digital age. Realizing the benefits of communication technology in everyday use (mobile device texting, pictures, videos), the medical community has been driven to advance the quality and accessibility of data in the healthcare setting.

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BETTER HEARING AND SPEECH MONTH
Noise-induced hearing loss through time

A historical look at hearing conservation efforts for the U.S. workforce and consumers By James C. Denneny III, MD AAO-HNS/F EVP/CEO The celebration of Better Hearing and Speech Month gives us the opportunity to highlight a problem that deserves attention 12 months out of the year. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is perhaps the most preventable cause of hearing loss that otolaryngologists deal with both in the United States and across the globe. Last month’s Bulletin [...]

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Premiering tomorrow, today!

The AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience is an invigorating, thought-provoking, and inspirational event that offers continuing education showcasing the latest advancements in the specialty.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Continuing Education Opportunities

Unparalleled education is what makes the Annual Meeting & OTO Experience the best of professional events. While the education program is extensive, we have learned that it is easier to navigate when it’s categorized by specialty track.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Pre-Conference Workshops

8:00 am-4:00 pm | Friday, September 8 The Endoscopic Ear Surgery Workshop is an advanced hands-on  endoscopic dissection course using  fresh, frozen cadaveric specimens. The course is suitable for consultants and senior otolaryngology trainees and will be delivered by international and national experts. Live dissection demonstrations will be undertaken by the faculty in all aspects of endoscopic ear surgery. There will be a variety of lectures on specific aspects of the technique, however, the main [...]

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Welcome to Chicago: Our Kind of Town

This is a city built on the shores of greatness. Chicago boasts some of the best cuisine, attractions, and entertainment in the United States, including several of the top 100 restaurants in the country, the tallest building in the U.S., and one of the best orchestras in the world with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Activities and networking

With a greater emphasis on giving back to our host city, the AAO-HNSF is proud to be partnering with Cradles to Crayons® in Chicago. Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive at home, at school, and at play.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Schedule of events

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
The future of medicine

Daniel Kraft, MD, is a Stanford- and Harvard-trained physician-scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur who founded and chairs Exponential Medicine, where he is executive director. He will be the keynote speaker at the AAO-HNSF 2017 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience Opening Ceremony. Learn more about his perspective on the future of medicine. Q: What inspired you to explore the future of medicine? A: I’m trained in internal medicine, pediatrics, hematology-oncology, and bone marrow transplantation. I’ve always had an interest [...]

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
OTO Experience 2.0

We haven’t reached the age of the Jetsons, but we’re gearing up for it. The future of medicine is upon us, and in working with the theme, Premiering Tomorrow, Today! we are preparing for the future by showcasing new technology on the OTO Experience show floor.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Cutting-edge ‘future’ sessions

Premiering Tomorrow, Today. The Annual Meeting theme is woven throughout the entire conference. We invite you to experience the future for yourself by attending some of these innovative sessions.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Giving back has benefits, especially during Annual Meeting

Members of the Millennium Society, the foundation’s donor recognition club, have early access to registration, housing, and the choice of presentations.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Requesting Annual Meeting Event Space?

Need a venue? Complete a Meeting Space Application today at www.entannualmeeting.org.

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ANNUAL MEETING & OTO EXPERIENCE
Call for History and Archives Committee Abstracts

The History and Archives Committee is now accepting abstracts for presentation at this year’s Annual Meeting. The Otolaryngology Historical Forum, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting, is accepting applications through June 2. For more information visit: http://www.entnet.org/content/call-history-and-archives-committee-abstracts.

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Online Extras

Section for Residents and Fellows-in-Training report from the AAO-HNS/F 2017 Leadership Forum and BOG Spring Meeting

We’ve concluded another exciting AAO-HNS/F Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting in Alexandria, VA! The Section for Residents and Fellows-in-Training (SRF) would like to extend a huge thank you to the Academy and BOG leaders, as well as the AAO-HNS/F staff, for their hard work and dedication in hosting an excellent meeting.

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