Cover: The session of what might have been
Now that the 82nd Legislature and the first called special session have concluded, we take a look back on a turn of events that delivered ideas to reform an unsustainable system while simultaneously cutting programs that nurture the physician workforce.
By Kate Alfano
The economics of the medical home
In this article from Texas Medicine, family physicians speak about their experiences in a pilot project by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas that rewards them for improving quality and controlling health care costs.
By Ken Ortolon
Research: Characteristics of patients using extreme opioid dosages in the treatment of chronic low back pain
By Shannon Essler, Terrell Benold, M.D., and Sandra Burge, Ph.D.
Learn to successfully renegotiate your contracts