Table of Contents: February 2019

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Volume 115, Number 2 — February 2019


Cover Story: All Together Now (pages 22-27)

Health care mergers reshape the way physicians practice. By Sean Price

Q&A: Alan Howell, MD, and Martha Howell (pages 20-21)

Hard Hats for Little Heads advocates take on Texas. By David Doolittle

Legislative Affairs: Bypassing the Middle Man  (pages 28-31)

Medicine pushes to allow physician dispensing in Texas. By Joey Berlin  

Law: The Eight Year's War (pages 32-33)

Court sides with TMA in long-running scope battle. By Joey Berlin

History of Medicine: The Long Lost Speech  (pages 36-39)

Letter discovered in TMA archives offers glimpse into 19th century surgery. By Nancy Semin

Perspective: You Can't Care for Someone You Don't Understand (pages 40-43) 

Class helps students see care through their patients' eyes. By Stephen Haff

Education: ECHO-ing Across Texas (pages 44-46)

Mentoring in specialty care could be a teleconference away. By Sean Price

Vaccine-preventable Diseases (page 47)

Talk to Patients About: Polio By Sean Price    

Profile:  A Dedicated Professional (page 48)

Remembering past TMA President, Hugh Lamensdorf, MD. By Sean Price


Also in This Issue:

Journal: Colorectal Cancer Screening (page 4)

Rounds: TMA Advocacy Retreat (pages 12-18)  

Imaging: First Tuesdays (page 34)