Table of Contents: November 2014

Texas Medicine Logo

Volume 110, Number 11 — November 2014

COVER STORY (pages 26-33)

Home Sweet Medical Home
Starting with a solid primary care foundation, the patient-centered medical home has become a hot commodity for making health care more efficient and effective and less fragmented and costly. Still, policymakers, payers, and physician practices are taking the bet. Physicians like Temple Howell-Stampley, MD, discuss the benefits of personalized primary care under one roof and the importance of care coordination. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT  (pages 35-41)

Too Much Trust
Prevent employee theft in your practice. By Kara Nuzback

LAW  (pages 43-47)

"We Have Your Daughter"
Virtual kidnappers target physicians. By Kara Nuzback

PUBLIC HEALTH  (pages 53-56)

Schoolhouse Stock
Push for EpiPens on campus. By Kara Nuzback

QUALITY  (pages 57-63)

Revved-up Reporting
Registries take sting out of reporting. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

ROUNDS  (pages 15-24)

TMA, Texas Key Partners in Choosing Wisely
TMA Shares Its Vision for a Healthy Future
Hydrocodone Products Reclassified as Schedule II Drugs
Pediatrician: Choosing Wisely Helps Break Bad Habits
2013-14 Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Recipients

DEPARTMENTS

Letters (page 7)
Commentary: Law Provides Assurance By Beverly B. Nuckols, MD (pages 9-10)
Commentary: Politicians Play Doctor By Rachel E. Solnick and Austin G. Meyer (pages 11-12)
Newsmakers (page 19)

Texas Medicine Main Page
Texas Medicine Back Issues

 

Last Updated On

May 13, 2016