The uneven rollout of COVID-19 vaccines created at least one bright spot for Texas physicians: It highlighted how the state could make vaccination more efficient. County medical societies stepped in to fill gaps in the state’s mass efforts to get physicians and health care workers vaccinated. And ongoing hiccups with vaccine distribution and tracking continue to frustrate Texas physicians, namely with the state’s vaccine registry, ImmTrac2, and rising vaccine exemptions – top fixes on the Texas Medical Association agenda this legislative session.
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Challenges to Texas laws governing end-of-life care, whether through legislative rewrites or judicial override, are nothing new. The recent success of those challenges is. And these legal shifts raise significant concerns for physicians and their ability to exercise their medical judgment in these difficult situations.
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End-of-Life Care Presents Legal Hurdles
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