Table of Contents: September 2013

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 Volume 109, Issue 10 — September 2013

 COVER STORY (pages 20-30)  

Gone to Texas 
A decade has passed since TMA won landmark reforms of the state's medical liability system. The result has been more physicians practicing in Texas, thus improving patients' access to care, and dramatically lower liability insurance premiums for physicians. By Crystal Zuzek

MEDICAL ECONOMICS (pages 33-38)

SGR Death Throes? 
Congress moves toward Medicare pay fix. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS (pages 41-46)

Broken Silence 
TMA wins "silent PPO" legislation. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (pages 47-51)

Doctorpreneurs 
Incubator hatches physician businesses. By Crystal Zuzek

PUBLIC HEALTH (pages 53-57) 

Preserving Mother's Day 
New task force works to reduce maternal deaths. By Crystal Zuzek

QUALITY (pages 59-65)  

Recognition and Reward 
TMA supports Bridges to Excellence model. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

ROUNDS (pages 9-17)

TMA Fall Conference Coming in October
Plan an Event for Influenza Awareness Day
Come Home to TMA
PPACA Employer Mandate Delayed
Website Helps You Save Babies
Saving Hearts – Saving Lives Exhibit Closing Soon
TMA Foundation Elects New Leaders
Flappers and Gangsters Raise Funds for TMA Programs
Final Decisions: Tell Us Your Stories
Eight Medical Liability Myths
Ask the TMA Knowledge Center

DEPARTMENTS

Letters (page 7) 
Deaths (pages 15,16) 
Information for Authors (page 58)


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