• Blogs For and By TMA Members

    • Check Out Me & My Doctor

      A decade or two ago, health care was strictly between patients and their doctors. Patients and their doctors had candid and open conversations and were in charge. That’s not the case today. Instead, the government, insurance companies, and politicians are making the decisions. Health care has become too bureaucratic, too confusing, and too complicated.

      Plus, with all the rhetoric surrounding health care – everyone is confused.

      We want to help patients and doctors find a new and better way to talk to each other. The purpose of TMA's new Me & My Doctor blog is to create a dialogue between patients and doctors where they can discuss important health care issues, such as the new health law, government health insurance programs (Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE), health insurance, and hundreds of other topics. We invite you to join to the discussion. Please feel free to ask questions, share your concerns and insights.
  • Physician-Written Blogs for Your Consideration

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    From Other U.S. Physicians

    Have some suggestions of good doctor-written blogs to add to our list? Let us know.

  • 33 Charts

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  • Echos for the Future: Reflections on the State of Healthcare

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  • GruntDoc

    Happy Birthday, Marines!

    Happy Birthday to our youngest, latest in a series (and an Aunt!)

    How ER docs actually process what we do

    When healthcare is literally legislated


  • Digitized Medicine

    Cultural Change at CMS is Needed to Mend Adversarial Relationship With Physicians

    Keys to Gain Value from EHR Implementation and Use

    Failure to Address Physician ICD-10 Concerns, Misalignment of Federal Health IT Priorities are Strategic Blunders

    Physicians Must Level the Slippery Slope of Quality Metrics

    Mandating Physicians to Use SNOMED codes Has Higher Potential to Improve Healthcare Than ICD-10 Mandate

  • TrendsMD (from TMLT)

    The weekend I spent hacking my own computer

    Policyholders to save $13.5 million with dividends

    TMLT — now bigger than Texas

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn receives Soaring Eagle Award

    Syphilis testing required for pregnant women in Texas

  • Austin Dermatology and Vein Treatments

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  • American Health Scare

    High Deductibles – A Silver Lining for Family Medicine

    Two More Reasons Family Medicine Quality Scores are Mostly Meaningless

    The Cost of the Healthcare System is Killing Us

    Where do Doctors for the Elderly Come From?

    Dumping Healthcare Costs on All Americans