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Breaking Ground

Tomball Regional Medical Center opens freestanding emergency departmen…

Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC) recently opened Affinity Emergency Center in Magnolia. This is the hospital’s first freestanding emergency center in the area. Affinity Emergency Center is ...

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Financial Perspectives

Tax court: Doctor’s bonus from wholly-owned surgical center not reason…

April 2015 By Reed Tinsley, CPA,CVA, CFP, CHBC The Tax Court recently held that a $2 million bonus paid by an eye surgery center to its head surgeon and sole shareholder was not reasonable compensat...

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Hospital Headlines

First evaluation of HER 2- specific ‘killer’ T cells in humans

A clinical trial resulting from a decade of lab research has shown promise for a new type of immunotherapy treatment for patients with HER2-positive sarcoma (a tumor arising from bone and soft tissue)...

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Integrative Medicine

Integrative practices for anxiety

April 2015 By Kelsey Finke, BS and Julie McKee, MD Defining psychological disorders can be very challenging since it involves the debate over what is normal versus abnormal. This task is further com...

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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

OIG issues unfavorable advisory opinion on laboratory/physician practi…

April 2015 By Mary M. Bearden and Alliso n Shelton, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On March 18, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued Advisory ...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Behavioral health care is a sound investment

April 2015 Special to Medical Journal – HoustonBy TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association During the last legislative session, Texas lawmakers responded to mounting evidence that the sta...

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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

A regeneration of addiction

April 2015 By Matt Feehery, MBA, LCDC, Senior Vice President, CEO, Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center  Old habits die hard, but for an increasingly alarming number of the nation’s ...

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