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Volume 110, Number 7 — July 2014

COVER STORY (pages 18-24)

Digital Doctor
As telemedicine gains momentum, so does policy interest at the state and federal levels. A new Federation of State Medical Boards model policy aims to create a roadmap for the safe and appropriate practice of telemedicine. But a provision that has sparked debate says a telephone call or online visit alone won't suffice for newly established patient relationships.

By Amy Lynn Sorrel

LAW (pages 27-34)

Cyber Crimes
Protect your practice financially from data breach. By Kara Nuzback


Lifting the Veil
Doctors target of price transparency. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

PUBLIC HEALTH (pages 45-51)

The More Your Patients Know
State initiative promotes health literacy. By Kara Nuzback


A Necessary Pain
E-prescribing schedule II drugs worth it. By Kara Nuzback

ROUNDS (pages 7-15)

TMA Advocates Permanent Delay of ICD-10
Dr. King Takes Office as TMA President
Delegates Vote Dr. Garcia President-Elect
Dr. Baum Receives Distinguished Service Award
TMA Honors Academic Physicians
Hard Hats for Little Heads: 20 Years of Keeping Kids Safe
TMA Recognizes Outstanding Health Reporting
Radiologists Should Use Choosing Wisely as a Consulting Tool 

JOURNAL (page 63)

Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants in Texas: Past, Present, and Future (abstract) (full text)

By Rohit Kuruvilla, MD, and Rajeev Raghavan, MD


Newsmakers (page 15)

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