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Breaking Ground

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital breaks ground on new human performance …

Construction is underway on Memorial Hermann Sports Park – Katy, a new sports medicine and human performance facility on the campus of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. The facility is a collaboration b...

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Financial Perspectives

You say you want a resolution?

BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC Just because your group is generally peaceful doesn’t mean you’ve mastered conflict resolution, and it certainly doesn’t mean conflict won’t crop up in the future...

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Hospital Headlines

Study of gene enhancers sheds light on how some cancers form and sprea…

At the heart of any cancer diagnosis or treatment are cells. If one thinks of the cell components controlling gene activation as a Russian nesting-doll of gene regulatory layers, within those increasi...

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Integrative Medicine

Evidence-based nonpharmacologic strategies for comprehensive pain care

BY VICTOR S. SIERPINA, MD, ABFM, ABIHM, Director, Medical Student Education Program, WD and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine, Professor, Family Medicine University of Texa...

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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

Civil Monetary Penalties Law: Provider-based billing settlements and i…

BY MARY M. BEARDEN and ALLISON SHELTON, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On February 20, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) announced a settlement...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Legislative Interim: Texas hospitals’ year-round policy work

Special to Medical Journal – Houston BY TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association Packed with lively debates, committee hearings that continue into the early morning hours and nonstop news ...

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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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