Features

November 2018 – Vol. 38, No. 10

Help your patients Be ENT Smart

ENThealth.org, the new dynamic patient health website from the AAO-HNSF, provides a much-sought-after roadmap for consumers navigating ENT health-related symptoms and conditions for themselves and their loved ones. The site positions the AAO-HNS/F as THE trusted source for patient-centered otolaryngology-head and neck surgery information. As physicians encounter more patients who have turned to the internet for medical information, it is clear there is a satiable appetite for reliable, consumer-focused content that is easily available online. [...]

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A special thank you to those who serve on the ENThealth.org Executive Committee and the individual CHDGs

The work and commitment of these individuals to the vision of ENThealth.org has been essential to the project. As with any site, the work continues as more resources and content is created for patients seeking information on ENT-related health conditions. The Executive Committee includes: (to date) Samantha Anne, MD Philip G. Chen, MD James C. Denneny III, MD Kristine McGriff, COPM Brian J. McKinnon, MD, MBA Spencer C. Payne, MD Gregory W. Randolph, MD Duane [...]

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Creating a culture of interest for future generations

James G. Naples, MD Editor’s Note: The BOD has approved a program that will  generate both interest in and understanding of otolaryngologists and what we do. We are targeting students curious about medicine and otolaryngology beginning in high school and extending into medical school. Our program will involve both community-based and academic type practices.  This invited article shows one young physician’s successful involvement in localized programs to bring his personal enthusiasm for the specialty to [...]

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Quality corner

CW David Chang, MD PSQI Committee Co-Chair Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (PSQI) underpins everything we do as physicians as we care for our patients. The PSQI Committee has been working for our members to focus on safe and effective practices within otolaryngology. The “Quality Corner” is a bimonthly feature in the Bulletin to highlight PSQI issues. To date, committee members have authored columns on the following: Patient Safety Event Tool; Cognitive and Implicit Bias; [...]

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Annual Meeting Snapshots

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