Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program announces vaccination clinics across
the state providing free or low-cost flu shots to protect Texans from influenza, or flu.
The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away nearly 4,000 free bicycle helmets in October to prevent head injuries. TMA physicians and other volunteers will host free helmet giveaways in their communities to teach parents and children the importance of wearing a helmet, especially one that fits properly.
Top physician leaders and news media experts will gather in Bastrop for one of the most diverse Texas Medical Association (TMA) Fall Conference programs in years. Physicians will review medicine's and patients' wins and losses in the 2015 Texas Legislature (and learn insiders' takes on what makes health care news at the state Capitol); hear from a pioneer in health quality measurement about this huge trend in medicine and how to apply it to medical education; and learn about a cancer that threatens the health of a huge swath of Texans, hepatocellular carcinoma.
After 40 years of service and more than 20 years together, the physicians at Austin Internal Medicine Associates (AIMA) will be closing their doors for good Sept. 4. The physicians cited burdensome regulations ― including electronic health record (EHR) requirements and the looming switch to a new medical billing and coding system called ICD-10 ― as factors in their decision to close.