• 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


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  • 33 Charts

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

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  • GruntDoc

    How long do condiments last?

    ZDogg sings about stroke

    Pearl Harbor Day

    Happy Birthday, Marines!

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

  • 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)

    FDA strengthens regulations for surgical mesh used in transvaginal procedures

    What you need to know, part three: House Bill 2641 and HIEs

    What you need to know, part two: health information exchange – benefits and liability

    What you need to know: cyber crime and liability, part one

    The weekend I spent hacking my own computer

  • Austin Dermatology and Vein Treatments

    Voted Top Varicose Vein Clinic of 2016 in Austin

    Guide to Looking Great in Your 30’s

    LED Light Therapy Facials – Austin, TX

    Guide to Looking Great in Your 20’s

    Laser Skin Resurfacing in Austin, TX

  • American Health Scare

    Problems with Hospital Mortality Data

    Medicare Penalizes Hospitals that Care for Vulnerable Populations

    The High Cost of Healthcare Reduces American Jobs

    High Deductibles – A Silver Lining for Family Medicine

    Two More Reasons Family Medicine Quality Scores are Mostly Meaningless