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Breaking Ground

Norvin Healthcare Properties acquires Pin Oak medical and office compl…

Norvin Healthcare Properties closed on the acquisition of the Pin Oak complex in Bellaire, Texas, reaffirming the company’s 20-year commitment to serving the healthcare community in Greater Houston. ...

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Financial Perspectives

New deduction for qualified business income

BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC Last year’s sweeping tax overhaul, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), introduced a new tax break for owners of many passthrough businesses. Individuals wh...

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Hospital Headlines

Texas Children’s Hospital receives grant to continue developing a vacc…

Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to announce it received a $1.9 million grant from The Robert J. Kleberg Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation to support Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Developm...

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Integrative Medicine

Hypnosis: It’s not just laughs anymore

BY ROBERT RAKOWCZYK, Resident, Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston With the opioid abuse and overdose epidemic now on the national radar, many of us are wondering what we c...

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Leadership Development

Nurse Spotlight: Anthony Bodnar

Growing up, Anthony Bodnar always knew he wanted to pursue a career that would make a difference in the lives of others as he was determined to leave his mark on the world. After taking the advice of ...

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Legal Affairs

Texas mayor and three others charged with health care fraud

BY MARY M. BEARDEN and ALLISON SHELTON, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On January 9, 2018, the Mayor of Rio Bravo, Dr. Francisco Pena, was indicted, along with Rodney Mesquias of San Antonio, Henry McIn...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Quality improvement in an era of change

Special to Medical Journal – Houston BY TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association Zero harm and the best quality health care have always been the hallmarks of Texas hospitals’ work. In rec...

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Technology

How an old cookie factory is driving life science startup growth in Ho…

BY CHRISTINE HALL When most people think of the market here in Houston, they think of energy. But today, there is much more powering our local and regional economy than oil and gas. Houston is seein...

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Special Reports

Addiction: A renewed urgency for seeking and providing treatment

BY W. CLAY BROWN, M.D., ABAM, Medical Director, Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center Addiction is a brain disease that manifests itself physically, behaviorally, and socially, touching a...

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