Oct 15, 2010

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Be Careful Choosing an EMR

The way one high-tech expert sees it, converting a medical practice from paper medical records to an electronic medical record (EMR) system is like building a house. It requires adequate research, preparation, time, patience, money, monitoring, and follow-through.

Oct 14, 2010

Conference Addresses Stem Cell Research

Ongoing stem cell research and the promise it offers in treating myriad diseases and conditions is the focus of the Texans for Stem Cell Research Learn & Live Educational Symposium Oct. 27 in Austin.

TMA Seminar Explains ACOs

What do you know about accountable care organizations (ACOs)? Chances are the answer is little or nothing. But you'll know a lot more if you attend TMA's newest seminar, Accountable Care Organizations: Opportunity or Threat?

TMA Webinar Explains 'Meaningful Use'

You'll learn everything you need to know to comply with the federal government's 'meaningful use' requirements in adopting an electronic medical record (EMR) by listening to a 'meaningful use' webinar on the TMA website.

Oct 13, 2010

Medicare Meltdown Worsens as Cuts Loom

The ongoing failure of Congress to fix the Medicare physician fee schedule continues to force physicians out of the Medicare system and threaten patients' access to care. A recent TMA survey shows that more than a third of Texas physicians say they already have to limit the number of new Medicare patients they see.