Monday, May 28, 2012

Moving On...

From the May 2012 edition of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association's Oklahoma D.O., William J. Pettit, D.O., Associate Dean for Rural Health at the OSU Center for Health Sciences, introduces the new Rural Medical Track (RMT) at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Beginning in the fall of 2012, the RMT is an elective curriculum that aims to increase the number of primary care physicians practicing in rural Oklahoma.

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Friday, May 18, 2012

OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2012 GME Training Locations

The interactive map below shows the graduate medical education (GME) training locations for the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2012. The symbols are scaled proportionate to the total number of graduates in each community. 

Of the 86 graduates in the class, 43 are entering primary care GME programs. Thirty-one graduates will enter Oklahoma-based primary care GME programs with five graduates matriculating to rural locations (Durant=1; Enid=1; Tahlequah=23; and Talihina=1). The Class of 2012 marks the sixth consecutive graduating class with at least 50% of its members entering primary care GME programs upon graduation. Learn more about the specialty choices of the graduates in each community by clicking on the symbols.

As for the 64 Oklahomans in the class, 40 will enter Oklahoma-based GME programs (with 24 choosing a primary care specialty).

GME training information was not available for five students.

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*This post was updated on May 23, 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Health Information Technology in the United States: Driving Toward Delivery System Change, 2012

Published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a current assessment of EHR adoption in the United States. The report builds upon the Foundation's earlier report, Health Information Technology in the United States: The Information Base for Progress, issued in 2006.

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