Table of Contents: March 2018

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Volume 114, Number 3 — March 2018

Cover Story (pages 24-29)

A New Set of Challenges for End-of-Life Care
Physicians have been used to having no state laws explicitly governing in-hospital do-not-resuscitate orders, but that's about to change in April. By Joey Berlin

Public Health (pages 32-35)

Improving Foster Care
A law passed in 2017 speeds up the deadline for children entering foster care to see a physician from 27 days to three. By Sean Price

Legislative Affairs (pages 36-39)

Primary Practice
As voters go to the polls this month, TEXPAC has thrown its support behind candidates who understand what benefits doctors and patients. By Joey Berlin

TMA History (pages 40-43)

A Century Strong
Over 100 years, the TMA Alliance has morphed from mostly a social group into a powerful political, community, and service organization. By Sean Price

Practice Management (page 10)

On the Cutting Edge
TMA PracticeEdge helped UPSA, an accountable care organization, generate nearly $2 million in shared savings in 2017. By Joey Berlin

Also in This Issue

Public Health (page 12)
Talk to Patients About ... HPV By Sean Price

Commentary (pages 12-14)
Clear Direction By Scott Crocker, MD

Profile (page 48)
A Moment to Remember By Sean Price

Rounds (pages 18-23)
Speaker: In Washington, docs are "part of the problem"

Q&A (page 30)
Final cut: chief medical examiner, Travis County

Imaging (pages 16-17)
Photos from TMA's winter conference

Deaths (page 20)

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