Texas Lawsuit Reforms Attract New Physicians

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Since Texas voters approved medical liability reforms 16 years ago, the number of new doctors practicing in the state has grown significantly.  Read more from the Texas Alliance for Patient Access:    TEXAS LICENSES A RECORD NUMBER OF NEW PHYSICIANS AT THE 16-YEAR MARK OF LIABILITY REFORMS The Texas Medical Board licensed a record 4,760 new […]

Stopping Lawsuit Abuse Starts With You!

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September 30 through October 4 marks 2019 Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week in Texas (LAAW) and across the country. This effort puts a spotlight on abusive lawsuits and questionable legal practices – and to educate Texans on the cost lawsuit abuse imposes on all of us. LAAW also focuses on personal responsibility and reminds each of […]

Texas Legislature Making Strides to Protect Patients

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As a physician, I strive to communicate openly and transparently with my patients. Building trust is a critical component in any treatment protocol – whether patients are navigating a life-threatening or debilitating illness, or one that is persistent and chronic. Too many times, however, trust in the doctor-patient relationship erodes when a patient sees or […]