August 16, 2019
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
How should Texas address the incidents of mass violence that have rocked the state in recent years? Physicians laid out medicine’s priorities before a special committee of the Texas House of Representatives late last week. Read More
The phrase “public health” elicits numerous images: first responders at a natural disaster, disease detectives peering through microscopes, posters, videos and flyers urging parents to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases, anti-smoking campaigns. Public health is all of this and more. It’s state and local government agencies, and individual physicians, working to detect, respond to, and prevent what’s bad for the health of Texans. Read More
Explore the recent effects of tort reform in Texas from the perspective of a physician who was hit with – and eventually overcame – a major liability lawsuit in TMA’s e-book, Tangled Sutures: A Tale of Triumph and Loss in a Professional Liability Lawsuit Read More
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Meet incoming TMA president Diana Fite, MD, who lives up to her last name when it comes to her dedication to easing the long list of frustrations plaguing today’s physicians: quality measures, electronic health records, prior authorizations, and low Medicaid pay, among others.
Plus ... Renowned vaccine researcher Peter Hotez, MD, discusses the re-emergence of preventable diseases. And a look back at past health crises like H1N1, West Nile virus, and Ebola reveals how prepared Texas is for novel diseases like COVID-19.
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