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Signed by Gov. Greg Abbott in June 2019, HB 3703 allows patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, autism, terminal cancer, and neurodegenerative conditions to pursue physician-guided and monitored treatment with low-THC medical cannabis oil that’s rich in the compound cannabidiol (CBD).
Diabetes remission after weight-loss surgery is well recognized, but for a few, low blood sugars develop years afterward.
“How come you’re still making it when so many around us aren’t?” One of my colleagues asked me at lunch in the doctor’s lounge last week. He, like I, owns a private practice, an endangered species in these times of corporate buyouts and hospital ownership of medical practices.
There have been numerous articles written about this topic, and you may ask “why should I read this one?” The short answer is, you may pick up a new tip or two.
Better understanding the diseases that most affect our region and nation will enable us to provide patients with improved diagnosis and treatment.
We hear a lot of discussion about physicians not being able to maintain their independent medical practices because of greatly increased administrative burdens, higher expenses and especially the current trend of lower reimbursements. That same discussion points out that physicians leaving residency will not open new practices, opting instead to join hospital systems.
In just two years, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System has assembled a team of nearly 40 urologic oncologists and other specialists from across San Antonio that focuses on diagnosing, treating and preventing urologic cancers in south Texas, close to where patients live and work.
The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) helps save the lives of wounded warriors through extensive research and contributions to advanced medical technologies and techniques.
A UT Health San Antonio lung specialist is the first in Texas to use a new genomic test to better and less invasively diagnose a patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a serious, chronic, progressive and scarring lung disease with an average survival time of less than five years after diagnosis.
Even considering the time commitment required to maintain a quality employee handbook, there is little question that employee handbooks can be priceless in solving problems, resolving issues and providing benefits to employers and employees alike.
As technology rapidly changes, you are more prone to fraud attacks, so it’s essential you know how to protect your accounts from fraud. Take the opportunity to review them often to reduce that risk.
MagForce USA Inc., a subsidiary of German medical device company MagForce AG, is testing the effectiveness of a nanotechnology-based therapy that is believed to safely ablate prostate cancer cells.
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) focus on improving the patients’ health and experience while reducing costs.
Designed to generate a clear mind, yoga comes from the sanskrit word “yuj” which means “to yoke” or “to join.” Yoga, at its very essence, is the union of mind, body and spirit. The practice itself bridges the mind and body into one cohesive unit through breath and attention, allowing us to access complete presence. Peace is taking in the moment with equanimity as it is rather than as you “think” it should be. For the common person, yoga offers an entire landscape of mental maintenance to prevent negative feedback loops and neglected mental hygiene.
Over the last few months, there has been a noticeable increase in articles in various medical magazines about how to make our physicians’ practices more profitable. The increase in expenses and stagnant-to-declining revenues continue to hit our medical practices hard. As a CPA who works with several medical practices, I read these articles with great interest.
University Health System is addressing a gap in health care for women who have or are at risk for heart disease.