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“I think we’ve built a very unique and disruptive medical ecosystem.”
For more than 55 years, Methodist Healthcare has delivered innovative and comprehensive heart, lung and vascular care to patients of all ages. As the largest provider of cardiovascular services in South Texas, the healthcare system maintains an award-winning reputation and has received several prestigious accreditations for clinical excellence.
Stacey is a 27-year-old female who presented at her Primary Care Physician’s office with significant symptoms of depression, which have been present consistently over the past three weeks. She recently finished her graduate thesis and attributed her mood change to exhaustion and stress. Her depressive symptoms included severe fatigue, crying spells, decreased appetite and insomnia. Stacey also reported feelings of hopelessness, a sense of failure and pessimism about the future. She had been planning on starting a position as an adjunct professor, but her loss of concentration and lack of energy stopped her from accepting this position.
Physicians devote their lives to ensuring the well-being of their patients but often do not devote time to preparing estate planning documents that can ensure the well-being of their loved ones. By working with an attorney who is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law, the necessary planning can be done, alleviating the stress and anxiety that arises when such planning has not occurred.
As if we haven’t gone through enough legislative change due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) tax law overhaul, the President recently signed into law a bill called the SECURE Act, which is the first major overhaul of retirement legislation in more than a decade. The SECURE Act stands for the hokey (yet descriptive) acronym of “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement.”
Surgeons with University Health System offer a full spectrum of bariatric procedures and complementary programs to help patients achieve their weight-loss goals, improve their overall health and enjoy an enhanced quality of life.
At some stage, business owners are ready to launch and take the next steps to grow their business. In many cases, financing is needed to get to that next level. It’s essential for business owners to have knowledge of the variety of financing options available. For businesses just getting started or those looking to grow, a government-backed loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA) may make the most sense.
Hearing loss is the second most prevalent health issue globally. The number of people with hearing loss is more than those living with Parkinson’s, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and diabetes combined, according to the Hearing Health Foundation. Unfortunately, hearing loss can go undetected, undiagnosed and untreated for years because it is a gradual process that people rarely notice immediately.
Physicians Hearing Network (PHN) is the only program of its kind, offering innovative audiology and hearing aid services within the office space of primary care providers throughout the United States.
Before any tax planning can be properly performed, physicians must have a good understanding of the year-to-date net income for both their medical practice and their personal taxes. This requires having timely financial statements for the medical practice and knowing the estimated taxable income and projected tax liability for their personal situation.
You may recall a recent news story about an all-women Delta crew that flew 120 girls in STEM programs to NASA headquarters to inspire female aviators. A similar type of movement is happening for women interested in high-tech medical fields, including robotic surgery. Large corporations, such as Intuitive Surgical, are making great strides in encouraging the engagement of women in leadership roles in robotic surgery.
For decades, physicians relied solely on the three pillars of cancer care — chemotherapy, radiation and surgery — as the cornerstones of oncologic treatment plans. Over the past 20 years, however, a revolution has taken place in the field of oncology as physicians and researchers develop exciting new options for less invasive treatments that offer better results with fewer side effects.
The prevention and treatment of cancer is optimally achieved through a strategic and well-orchestrated team approach. The Baptist Network for Cancer Care model was created more than seven years ago to provide Bexar County and South Texas with an efficient, effective and compassionate approach to help prevent and treat cancer.
Breast cancer survivors, patients and advocates received special attention at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that was held Dec. 10–14.
The pace and complexity of managing modern finances may leave some people unprepared to achieve a successful financial future. If you’re feeling less than confident about your future, having a well-prepared financial plan can help put you in control.
Most medical professionals face the double whammy of being perceived as high wage earners and, simultaneously, high risk for malpractice lawsuits.
Experienced specialists leverage an array of state-of-the art technologies, delivering advanced, compassionate diagnosis and treatment services at the Aurora Prostate Cancer Center.