Table of Contents: July 2011

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Volume 107, Number 7 – July 2011 

COVER STORY (pages 18-37)

TMB Reform
Despite opposition from special interests, TMA won passage of Texas Medical Board reforms that end anonymous complaints, give physicians more time to answer complaint letters, and grant the board flexibility to deal with minor violations. The outcome is comparable to TMA's victories in the liability reform and prompt pay battles. By Ken Ortolon

PUBLIC HEALTH (pages 31-38)

Cancer's Enemy
CPRIT funds research, prevention projects. By Crystal Conde

LAW (pages 41-45)

Chasing Dr. Feelgood
TMB shuts down pill mills. By Crystal Conde


Changing MCAT
AAMC recommends new admissions test. By Ken Ortolon


High Tech U
Colleges train HIT staff for physicians. By Crystal Conde

ROUNDS (pages 9-17)

TMA House of Delegates Backs ACO Patient, Physician Safeguards  
Dr. Malone Becomes TMA President 
Dr. Speer Named TMA President-Elect  
Health Reform Law Seriously Flawed, Policy Analyst Says 
Minority Students Earn Medical School Scholarships 
TMA Honors Outstanding Science Teachers 
Dr. Mullins to Head 50-Year Club


Commentary (pages 5-6)
Newsmakers (page 12)
Information for Authors (page 62)
Portrait (page 64)

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