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The Texas Medical Board should provide more information to physicians when it investigates complaints against them and needs more flexibility when imposing sanctions, the president of the Texas Medical Association said yesterday.
TMA leaders presented lawmakers with 50 ways to increase physicians’ Medicare pay; reduce paperwork and hassles; measure “quality” with metrics that are meaningful to physicians and their patients; and push health information technology vendors to shoulder their fair share of the administrative burden.
Carlos J. Cardenas, MD, president of the Texas Medical Association, opens the TMA Maternal Health Congress by sharing his experience and vision for the future health of mothers and women in Texas. TMA hosted the congress of more than 75 physicians and other health care experts in Austin in March, 2018.
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A Leader by Example
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