Breaking Ground

New Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center now open in Missouri City

Missouri City residents now have convenient access to Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s leading emergency care capabilities. The new state-of-the-art Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center ope...

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Financial Perspectives

Strategies to improve physician practice collections

BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC Declining reimbursement, increasing deductibles and copayments, healthcare reform, rising accounts receivable, and slow paying patients. Sound familiar? Maximizin...

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Hospital Headlines

The 2014 Physician’s Recruiting Standard

BY THE DELTA COMPANIES In today’s abundance of one-click access to real-time tweets, instantaneous photo uploads, constant status updates, and instantly available information, most people are accusto...

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Integrative 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 Texas...

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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

Texas Supreme Court agrees with physician and hospital in dismissing l…

BY Mary M. Bearden and Jill S. Vogel, JD, RN, Brown & Fortunato , P.C. On August 22, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case Tenet Hospitals Limited, a Texas Limited Partnership...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Building an adequate workforce of health care providers

Special to Medical Journal – Houston By TED SHAW, president/CEO, Texas Hospital Association This month, Texas hospitals had the opportunity to apply for three sets of grants to support the expansion ...

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Memorial Hermann Physician Network launches physician mobile communica…

Memorial Hermann Physician Network launches physician mobile communication solution throughout Houston DocbookMD, a HIPAA-secure mobile communication company, is in the process of deploying one of th...

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Special Reports

Is Your Network Infrastructure Ready?

By Shomari Williams. Associate Director, Business Sales, Verizon Wireless Natural disasters can happen, anywhere, anytime and often with little warning. Whether it’s a hurricane from the Gulf Coast, ...

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