215.008Mental Health Institutions Physician Superintendents of State Hospitals: (Committee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation, p 136, A-94; reaffirmed CSA Rep. 6-A-04; deleted CSPH Re. 2-A-14).
October 07, 2016
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
The website for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is blunt: “History shows that severe illness and death rates tend to be higher for racial and ethnic minority populations during public health emergencies than for other populations.” That is certainly happening with COVID-19. Emerging data already show that long-standing social determinants of health are stacked against Blacks and Hispanics in Texas, in some cases prompting a stronger call for value-based care, among other tools, so physicians can better help people of color cope with the health inequities brought on by COVID-19.
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