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Texas Medicine Scores for Patients, Physicians in Legislature

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 15:07

A lineup that swung for the fences — combined with a solid defense and some outstanding pitching — led Texas medicine to an outstanding season at the top of the standings in the 2015 Texas Legislature. The Texas Medical Association team hit home runs on graduate medical education funding, Medicaid fraud reform, e-cigarette regulation, tax cuts, and red tape elimination. The pitching staff threw a perfect game, keeping all inappropriate and dangerous expansions of nonphysician practitioners’ scope of practice off of the base paths.

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Lubbock Physician Appointed to TMA Foundation Board

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:13

Eldon Stevens Robinson, MD, a Lubbock family physician in practice for 18 years, has joined the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Board of Trustees. TMAF appointed Dr. Robinson in May, and his term begins this summer.

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Houston Physician Appointed to TMA Foundation Board

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:06

Michael E. Speer, MD, a Houston neonatologist in practice for 42 years, has joined the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Board of Trustees. TMAF appointed Dr. Speer in May, and his term begins this summer.

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TMA Program Offers Back-to-School Shots During August

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:13

During National Immunization Awareness Month, Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program announces vaccination clinics across the state to prepare children for school and prevent harmful and potentially deadly diseases.

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