Table of Contents: December 2018

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Volume 114, Number 12 — December 2018


Cover Story: Marriage Material (pages 16-21)

Independent practices find success in commitment to accountable care organizations. By Joey Berlin

Q&A: Thomas Kim, MD (pages 14-15)

Austin internist, psychiatrist, telehealth advocate . By David Doolittle

Practice Management: Capital Gains (pages 22-25) 

Hospital system sued again over alleged peer review misconduct. By Sean Price   

Women in Medicine:  A Stronger Voice for Women (pages 28-30)

Improving the standing of female physicians in TMA. By Sean Price

Education: Rural Residencies (pages 32-37)

Texas Tech's rural training track brings more physicians to small towns. By Sean Price

Legislative Affairs: Opioid Overreach?  (pages 40-42)

State, retail pharmacy policies prompt scope-of--practice concerns. By Joey Berlin

Law: The Right to Fight (pages 44-45)

Windstorm case threatens to blow away attorney-client protections for physicians. By Joey Berlin   

Vaccine-preventable Diseases (page 47)

Talk to Patients About: Rubella By Sean Price   

Profile: A Different Direction (page 48)

Pediatrician's practice takes unexpected turn toward suicide prevention. By Sean Price


Also in This Issue:  

Rounds, Newsmakers, Deaths (pages 8-12)  

Imaging: Walk With a Doc (page 26)