Table of Contents: May 2017

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Volume 113, Number 5 — May 2017

COVER STORY (pages 28–33)

Dell's Different Direction
The unique curriculum at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School practically does away with traditional lectures and focuses instead on solving problems and working together with other health care professionals. By Joey Berlin


Unwelcome Diversions
Encouraging technological progress the state has made on prescription monitoring is at the center of TMA's recommendations to the legislature to address doctor-shopping and opioid diversion. By Joey Berlin


Temporary Remedy
More and more, locum tenens doctors are taking the places of permanent physicians. By Sean Price

ECONOMICS (pages 53–59)

Building Better Medicaid Care
The trend away from fee-for-service and toward value-based payment models in the Texas Medicaid program shows some early promise. By Joey Berlin 


Inbox (page 6)
Fact (page 9)
Focus On: When Policies Hurt Quality (page 11)
Rounds (pages 13–23)
Newsmakers (page 16)
Deaths (page 23)
50,000 Strong: Member Profiles (pages 24–25)
Back Talk: Robert Satcher, MD (page 60)

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