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New video on physician-led ACOs
A Bastrop family physician joins forces with a group of family doctors in Austin who have formed a physician-led accountable care organization. Now all the doctors involved can maintain their independent practices while benefiting from the size of their combined patient population and the tools they share to collect and measure quality data. Watch the latest installment in TAFP’s Embracing Change series to learn more.

Last minute ICD-10 preparations
As the ICD-10 Oct. 1 deadline nears, TAFP’s practice management expert Bradley Reiner runs through some final tips for a smooth transition to the new code set. Read more in the summer 2015 issue of Texas Family Physician.

September Member of the Month: Anthony Lyssy, MD
Direct primary care doc helps patients focus on prevention

Dr. Lyssy practices in a direct primary care practice model and teaches his patients about prevention through nutrition and fitness. Get to know Dr. Lyssy in his Member of the Month profile.

Submit abstract now for TAFP poster competition in November
Deadline extended to Sept. 14

Display your research at the 2015 Student, Resident, and Community Physician Poster Competition, to be held during Annual Session and Primary Care Summit on Nov. 13 in The Woodlands. The deadline to submit an abstract and application is Sept. 14, 2015. Apply for the competition here.


EDUCATION UPDATE

Book hotel now for Annual Session and Primary Care Summit this November
Join us for the 2015 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in The Woodlands, Nov. 13-15, with TAFP business meetings Nov. 11-14 and pre-conference workshops Nov. 11-12. TAFP negotiated a special group rate at the host hotel of $189 for a single room and $219 for double, triple, and quad rooms. The TAFP room block is available until Oct. 20, or until all rooms are reserved, whichever comes first. Book your room now by going to www.tafp.org/professional-development/aspcs/hotel.