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Breaking Ground

Texas Children’s Hospital to build new pediatric tower in the Texas Me…

Texas Children’s Board of Trustees has enthusiastically approved expansion and renovation plans for the hospital’s main campus in the Texas Medical Center. The expansion includes reinvesting in th...

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Financial Perspectives

How are your medical office’s communications with your patients?

January 2015 BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC Physician and patient communication are at the heart of empowering positive outcomes. As payment models shift from payment for activity to pa...

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Hospital Headlines

In year two, MD Anderson Moon Shots Program begins to spin off innovat…

Improved surgical outcomes for ovarian cancer, expanded potential impact for new drugs, and a novel family outreach program to head off cancers fueled by known genetic risk mutations are among the...

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Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine: the evolving story of the human microbiome

February 2015 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 U...

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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

Court dismisses doctor’s ADA claims against hospital system

February 2015 By Mary M. Bearden and Allison Shelton, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On January 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed claims brought by a phy...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

The evidence for coverage expansion

February 2015 Special to Medical Journal Houston By TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association Texas lawmakers are beginning to run out of reasons for not developing a plan to reduce ...

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Technology

The buzz of IASTM in rehabilitative healthcare

January 2015 By Paul Smith, PT, ATC, LAT Director of Physical Therapy, Apollo Hospital Systems An efficient and effective technique for identifying and treating soft tissue dysfunction is gain...

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Special Reports

How to improve your medical practice’s cash flow forecasting and colle…

By Reed Tinsley, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC The ability to forecast cash flow and collections performance is vital to any medical practice. Yet many practices don’t realize they have valuable data at their ...

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