By Ernest Buck, MDThe Disneyland measles outbreak hasn’t made its way to
Texas, yet. But it’s only a plane ride away. And depending on where that plane
lands, we could be in for some big health problems. It’s hard for Texans under a certain age to remember, but
measles is a serious, highly contagious disease. It can cause serious
complications in children. Some will die. This is not an exaggeration. This is
reality. Read more ...
TMA PracticeEdge today announced a multi-year partnership with Innovista Health Solutions to provide an end-to-end suite of services to power TMA PracticeEdge’s accountable care organization (ACO) services solution. This agreement allows TMA PracticeEdge to immediately provide its ACO customers with market-leading tools to manage value-based contracts.
The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) announces its
new officers, who will lead the foundation’s board for the next two years. They
were elected during TMA’s annual conference, TexMed, earlier this month. TMAF
is the philanthropic arm of the Texas Medical Association (TMA), the nation’s largest state
Moms do all they can to keep their babies safe and healthy. As we celebrate Mother’s Day, the physicians of Texas Medical Association (TMA) urge pregnant moms and moms-to-be to get vaccinated against whooping cough, or pertussis.
The Texas Medical Association (TMA) today installed A. Tomas Garcia III, MD, as its 150th president.
Advocate, Educate, Collaborate. More than 2,500 Texas Medical Association (TMA) physician leaders and other health care experts and members of organized medicine will assemble in Austin to do those and more during TexMed 2015, TMA’s annual conference and expo. Physicians will develop critical health care policies that will effect positive change for Texas patients and patient care. Hundreds also will visit legislators at the State Capitol to urge support for bills to improve health care, and to deny bills that could hinder it.