Practice Operations

  • TMA Member Benefits: A Thriving Practice

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    An essential function of an effective practice is being seen and found when (and where) people are looking for you. Since launching in 2004, Yelp has collected more than 6.4 million customer reviews in the health care sector. That's why TMA helps members cultivate successful practice relationships by providing tools to accelerate practice growth.

    Find Out How TMA Helps Practices Thrive  
  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • Physicians Can Help Shape Their Presence on Influential Online Rating Sites


    You already have an online presence, and you can decide to shape it, says Nashua, N.H., internal medicine physician Kevin Pho, MD, an author and blogger who focuses on social media in health care. And, in fact, research has shown patients don't just use online reviews to air grievances.

    Own Your Online Presence  
  • Texas Franchise Tax Returns Due May 15

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    Texas physician practices that are organized as LLPs, LLCs, PAs, or in any other corporate form are subject to the Texas franchise tax. Tax returns (or extension requests) are due May 15.

    More on Franchise Tax Returns  
  • Half of All U.S. Physicians Say They Are Burned Out


    U.S. physicians love their patients and hate paperwork. Unfortunately, a newly released survey by The Physicians Foundation finds that the paperwork is winning. Fifty-four percent of physicians surveyed say their morale is somewhat or very negative, and 49 percent say they either often or always feel burned out.

    Combat Burnout and Stress  
  • The Regulation of Physician Advertising


    An important part of many physicians’ business is advertising to attract new patients to the practice. In advertising, however, physicians must take note of important rules implemented by the Texas Medical Board (TMB) and other agencies relating to advertising.

    Find Out How to Stay Compliant (Members Only)  
  • Free Vendor Guide for TMA Members

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    TMA's Practice Vendor Guide is a comprehensive listing of companies that provide products and services to medical practice professionals. You can use this guide as a reference when seeking reputable practice management resources throughout the year! When contacting any of the companies listed, be sure to let them know you found them through the TMA Practice Vendor Guide!

    Get the TMA Practice Vendor Guide