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Health insurance marketplace opens this fall
The federal health insurance marketplace Texans will use officially opens for enrollment Oct. 1, 2013. Help your patients and employees prepare to use it now.

August Member of the Month: Joshua Splinter, M.D.
Resident member passionate about others choosing family medicine

Splinter, a second-year resident at San Jacinto Methodist in Baytown, also serves part time in the Texas Army National Guard. Read more about Dr. Splinter here.

TPHC 83rd Legislature report card
The Texas Public Health Coalition recently released a report card on its four main priorities for the 83rd Texas Legislature – vaccinations are important for all Texans, get Texans moving and eating healthy, Texans what Texas to be smoke free, and leadership in cancer prevention and research. To see how they fared during the session, read the report card here.


Register now for Primary Care Summit Houston and Dallas
Primary Care Summits will be here before you know it – register now for the Houston conference, Oct. 18-20 at the Westin Oaks, or the Dallas conference, Nov. 8-10 at the Westin Galleria. Each conference allows attendees to earn up to 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes SAM Group Study Workshops on Childhood Illnesses and Hospital Medicine.