Texas Family Physician - Vol. 66 No. 4, Fall 2015

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Telemedicine: A disruptive revolution
Patients value access and convenience above all else and telemedicine might be the best way they can get it.
By Jonathan Nelson

Got any questions about telehealth rules?
Check out this set of FAQs from the Texas Medical Board.

Value-based telemedicine
All parties involved—patients, providers, and payers—must be aligned correctly to make high-quality telemedicine a possibility.
By Blake McKinney, MD

The mHealth perspective
Mobile tech plus primary care is the recipe for delivering high-quality population health.
By W.C. Thornbury, MD

Top 10 apps for daily practice
Use your smartphone to help your patients and boost your efficiency with these recommendations from an Ohio FP.
By Evan Howe, MD, MPH, PhD

Public health
Sports-related concussion in the young athlete: Who plays? Who sits?
By Walter L. Calmbach, MD, MPH, and Mark Hutchens, MD

From AAFP: Medicaid waivers fund advanced primary care at Texas med school
Are you correctly billing for services provided by NPs and PAs? Sources say insurance audits are on the rise.

Member news
TAFP introduces new Family Medicine Leadership Experience
Resident member wins AAFP award
Lubbock member appointed to TMA Foundation Board