TMA 2020 Goals

Vision:  To improve the health of all Texans

Mission:  TMA stands up for Texas physicians by providing distinctive solutions to the challenges they encounter in the care of patients. 

Goal: Practice Strength: Protect, improve, and strengthen medical practices in Texas.


a. Ensure that Texas physicians receive timely and equitable payment for medical services provided.
b. Provide cost-effective solutions to improve all aspects of practice management operations.
c. Promote effective use of technology that supports practice efficiency, quality improvement activities, and management of population health. 

Goal: Healthy Environment: Engage in legislative, regulatory, and legal advocacy to improve the environment in which Texas physicians care for their patients.

a. Implement public and private sector strategies that promote sustainable health care financing and delivery systems.
b. Promote patient-centered, cost-efficient, physician-directed systems of care.
c. Support a Texas-specific strategy to address growing demand for health care services. 

Goal: Trusted Leader: Strengthen physicians' trusted leadership role.

a. Enhance the public image of TMA-member physicians.
b. Promote awareness of public health initiatives that improve the health of Texans.
c. Reinforce the physician's role as the leader of the health care team.
d. Advance physician professionalism.

Goal: One Voice: Enhance the powerful, effective, and unified voice of Texas medicine

a. Increase membership and member involvement to ensure the ongoing financial health of the association.
b. Promote the effective voice of Texas medicine.
c. Demonstrate a unified voice by strengthening relationships and strategic alliances 

As approved by TMA Board of Trustees, Dec. 5, 2014.