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High Deductible Plans? There’s CME for That - 11/25/2019

Texas is No. 2 in the nation in the number of people enrolled in high-deductible health plans – and payment responsibilities have increasingly shifted from insurers to consumers. For practices today, effectively communicating a patient’s financial responsibilities is becoming more vital. The Texas Medical Association’s free webinars can help prepare you and your practice for those conversations.


A Physician’s Personal Take on the Ongoing Impact of Tort Reform - 11/21/2019

Explore the recent effects of tort reform in Texas from the perspective of a physician who was hit with – and eventually overcame – a major liability lawsuit in TMA’s e-book,  Tangled Sutures: A Tale of Triumph and Loss in a Professional Liability Lawsuit


Is Your Staff as Sharp as Your Scalpel? - 10/01/2019

Do your staff’s communication skills support patient treatment, your reputation, and the livelihood of your business? The Texas Medical Association’s new publication, Rx for Success: Patient-Centered Communication for Physicians, Managers, and Staff, is designed to help practice teams develop the responsive, reliable, and empathic communication skills that patients expect and deserve.


Improve Your Spiritual, Emotional, and Social Well-Being - 08/09/2019

The Texas Medical Association’s Committee on Physician Health and Wellness has developed CME courses that will help you stay positive, let go of angry thoughts, and relieve stress and burnout.


Love Yourself and Your Patients With FREE CME This Month - 02/11/2019

Love is in the air this month, and the Texas Medical Association is reminding physicians to practice some self-care, too. Use the TMA Education Center to catch up on your continuing medical education (CME) credits, and prioritize your personal wellness, along with that of your patients.


Help Eliminate Patients’ Insurance Confusion - 02/06/2019

The Texas Medical Association has launched a comprehensive agenda for health insurance reform with the Texas Legislature. In the meantime, TMA is offering a new continuing medical education (CME) course to help you help your patients.


Check Out TMA’s Free, Online Patient Safety Course - 01/24/2019

It’s one of those hidden gems of TMA membership: a comprehensive online course to help you improve patient safety. It’s also a very good course. And thanks to the generous support of our friends at TMA Insurance Trust, Patient Safety and Medical Errors is free for members.


This Month in Texas Medicine - 12/03/2018

The December edition of Texas Medicine looks at accountable care organizations in Texas. Plus, see what's new in the TMA Education Center.


Change the Conversation Around Physician Suicide - 09/19/2018

TMA’s Committee on Physician Health and Wellness has created a continuing medical education coursecalled Break the Silence: Physician Suicide.


Save the Date For the TMA Physician Health and Wellness Exchange - 09/18/2018

How does patient overload affect academic medical center staff, including residents, faculty, and leadership? Which academic medical center’s wellness programs are effective, and which ones aren’t? Those questions and more will be discussed during the annual Texas Medical Association Physician Health and Wellness Exchange, Saturday, March 2, 2019.


TMA Insurance Trust: Providing Free CME for TMA Members - 06/05/2018

Free CME courses are now a benefit of your TMA membership, compliments of TMA Insurance Trust.


Hundreds of CME Hours Now Available for Free - 05/30/2018

Hundreds of CME hours — many designated for credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility — are now available to Texas Medical Association members at no cost, compliments of TMA Insurance Trust.


A Gift To You: Free CME for TMA Members - 05/29/2018

Thanks to a generous contribution from Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust, dozens of CME courses in the TMA Education Center are now FREE for members.


El Paso: Your Telemedicine Questions Answered - 04/20/2018

TMA’s new seminar, TELEMEDICINE: How to Implement Virtual Care and e-Visits in Your Practice, can answer many of your telemedicine questions.


San Antonio: You Have Telemedicine Questions - 02/06/2018

TMA’s new seminar, TELEMEDICINE: How to Implement Virtual Care and e-Visits in Your Practice, can provide answers to your questions, and many others.


“Doctor, Will You Pray With Me?” - 01/24/2018

The Texas Medical Association’s CME course, Spirituality and Medicine, explores the principles and ethics of integrating spirituality into your practice for the benefit of you and your patients.


Learn How to Curb Youth Substance Abuse - 01/05/2018

Learn how to integrate substance use screening and intervention into your practice, or to manage adolescent patients who use substances or are in recovery, with a new continuing medical education   module from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).


Earn CME at TMA's Physician Health and Wellness Conference - 06/09/2017

Integrative Medicine and Physician Health is the theme of TMA's Physician Health and Wellness Training Session and 23rd Annual Retreat, which will take place Feb. 26–27 at Lakeway Resort and Spa in Austin. Presented by the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness (PHW), the conference is accredited for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™, 8.25 designated as ethics and/or professional responsibility education.


Act Now to Save 20 Percent on CME in January; Sale Closes in Two Weeks - 01/13/2017

TMA's largest, once-a-year sale on continuing medical education (CME) is back. You still have two weeks to take advantage of a 20-percent discount on all CME courses (excluding live programming). This means an additional 20 percent off the already discounted member pricing on CME courses.


Bone Up on New Medicare Mandates at TMA's Annual Medicare Seminar - 12/20/2016

Prepare for the gush of Medicare's new 2015 quality measurements, payment formulas, and pay cuts by attending one of TMA's live Medicare 2015 seminars running Feb. 3-25 in cities across the state.


Operations Assessment - 10/25/2016

A comprehensive diagnostic review of business operations including revenue cycle, financial systems, and human resources processes and procedures. Our objective is to identify opportunities for process improvement and revenue enhancement.


TMA Course Educates Doctors on Diabetes Prevention - 05/13/2016

Help your diabetic patients improve diet and lead a healthy lifestyle. A shocking 29.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, and an estimated one-in-four people do not know they have the disease. Prevention is key. Texas A&M University researchers and physicians developed a continuing medical education offering, available from TMA, which features the latest information on type 2 diabetes.


New Year, Big Savings: Save 20 Percent on CME - 05/13/2016

The New Year is here, and it's the perfect time to visit the TMA Education Center. This month, TMA is offering an additional 20 percent off our already discounted member pricing for continuing medical education. This sale price includes publications, on-demand webinars, and podcasts. The discount doesn't apply to live CME programming.


Join Your Colleagues in Dallas for TexMed 2016 - 05/12/2016

TexMed 2016, TMA's annual meeting, is just around the corner. Join us from April 29–30 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, where we will explore Bridging the Gaps in Health Care. Make your hotel reservations by April 6, 2015, and be sure to mention the TexMed conference.


TexMed 2016 Coming to Dallas April 29–30; Register Now - 05/12/2016

Join us for TexMed 2016, TMA's annual meeting, April 29–30 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, where we will explore Bridging the Gaps in Health Care. TexMed is a free member benefit. Register today, and review the TexMed 2016 Advance Program.