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Breaking Ground

Zayed Building opens doors to state-of-the-art personalized cancer res…

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center recently welcomed His Highness Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi; His Excellency Mohamed Haji Al Khoor...

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Financial Perspectives

The exit interview: a tool for litigation avoidance and corporate heal…

BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC It is important for all employers, including those in the healthcare industry, to conduct exit interviews with departing employees. The consistent use of exit int...

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Hospital Headlines

TESARO and MD Anderson announce immuno-oncology collaboration and excl…

TESARO, Inc., an oncology focused biopharmaceutical company, and the Institute for Applied Cancer Science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center recently announced an exclusive collabora...

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Integrative Medicine

Spirituality and medicine

BY VICTOR S. SIERPINA, MD, ABFM, ABIHM, Director, Medical Student Education Program, WD and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine, Professor, Family Medicine University of Texa...

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Leadership Development

Nurse Spotlight: Anthony Bodnar

Growing up, Anthony Bodnar always knew he wanted to pursue a career that would make a difference in the lives of others as he was determined to leave his mark on the world. After taking the advice of ...

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Legal Affairs

Proposed rule will eliminate and offset reduction resulting from Two M…

BY MARY M. BEARDEN AND ALLISON SHELTON, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposal to remove and offset the 0.2 percent rate cut that was ad...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

The fight against opioid abuse

Special to Medical Journal – Houston BY TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued final guidance for the prescribing of opi...

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Technology

First computer program developed to detect DNA mutations in single can…

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have announced a new method for detecting DNA mutations in a single cancer cell versus current technology that analyzes millions of cel...

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Special Reports

Addiction: A renewed urgency for seeking and providing treatment

BY W. CLAY BROWN, M.D., ABAM, Medical Director, Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center Addiction is a brain disease that manifests itself physically, behaviorally, and socially, touching a...

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