Table of Contents: November 2014

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Volume 110, Number 11 — November 2014

COVER STORY (pages 26-33)

Home Sweet Medical Home
Starting with a solid primary care foundation, the patient-centered medical home has become a hot commodity for making health care more efficient and effective and less fragmented and costly. Still, policymakers, payers, and physician practices are taking the bet. Physicians like Temple Howell-Stampley, MD, discuss the benefits of personalized primary care under one roof and the importance of care coordination. By Amy Lynn Sorrel


Too Much Trust
Prevent employee theft in your practice. By Kara Nuzback

LAW  (pages 43-47)

"We Have Your Daughter"
Virtual kidnappers target physicians. By Kara Nuzback

PUBLIC HEALTH  (pages 53-56)

Schoolhouse Stock
Push for EpiPens on campus. By Kara Nuzback

QUALITY  (pages 57-63)

Revved-up Reporting
Registries take sting out of reporting. By Amy Lynn Sorrel

ROUNDS  (pages 15-24)

TMA, Texas Key Partners in Choosing Wisely
TMA Shares Its Vision for a Healthy Future
Hydrocodone Products Reclassified as Schedule II Drugs
Pediatrician: Choosing Wisely Helps Break Bad Habits
2013-14 Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Recipients


Letters (page 7)
Commentary: Law Provides Assurance By Beverly B. Nuckols, MD (pages 9-10)
Commentary: Politicians Play Doctor By Rachel E. Solnick and Austin G. Meyer (pages 11-12)
Newsmakers (page 19)

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