Documentation, Coding, and Reimbursement: An Outcomes-Based Northup Award Winner

Michael M. Patterson, PhD
Notes and Affiliations
Notes and Affiliations

Published: January 1, 2006

J Osteopath Med; 106(1): 7-8

One of THE JOURNAL’s associate editors describes the importance of the work of Sandra L. Sleszynski, DO, Thomas Glonek, PhD, and William A. Kuchera, DO, to the osteopathic medical profession through their award-winning October 2004 contribution to THE JOURNAL, “Outpatient Osteopathic Single Organ System Musculoskeletal Exam Form series: validation of the Outpatient Osteopathic SOS Musculoskeletal Exam Form, a new standardized medical record.” The authors received the George W. Northup, DO, Medical Writing Award, on October 24, 2005, during the AOA’s Unified Osteopathic Convention in Orlando, Fla, for “changing the way osteopathic physicians practice [medicine], think, and conduct research.”

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