Table of Contents: June 2019

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Volume 115, Number 6 — June 2019

 

Cover Story: What's Killing Texans? (pages 22-29)

Distorted death statistics inaccurately portray how people are dying, with significant public health implications. System changes and physician education could help. By Sean Price

Law: Final Verdict? (pages 15-17)

Case tests trial court's ability to toss out a jury verdict. By Joey Berlin

Law: Medical Futility Law Sustained (pages 17-18) 

Court tosses challenge to ethics committee review of end-of-life care. By Joey Berlin

Practice Management: Working Toward Wellness (pages 30-31)

TMA Physician Health and Wellness Exchange addresses burnout. By Sean Price

Quality: A False Impression (pages 32-37)

TMA, other societies say Medicare report inflates success of quality payment program. By Joey Berlin

Education: Inspiring Choices (pages 38-41)

African Americans are underrepresented in medicine. Mentorship can help them choose medical careers. By Sean Price

Economics: Medicare Muzzle? (pages 42-45)

TMA, other societies say Medicare report inflates success of quality payment program. By Joey Berlin

Vaccines  (page 47)

Talk to Patients About: Meningococcal B By Sean Price 

Profile: Beekeeper John Haley, MD (page 48)


Also in this issue:

Commentary: Faulty Guidelines

Rounds, Deaths

Imaging: TMA Archives

 

Last Updated On

July 01, 2019