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Breaking Ground

Memorial Hermann opens Convenient Care Center in Cypress

March 2016 Memorial Hermann officially opened its 45,000-square-foot Convenient Care Center recently in Cypress. The facility provides highly coordinated access to adult and pediatric primary care vi...

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Financial Perspectives

Ask ‘What else?’ first when greeting patients

BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC March 2016 “And, one more thing, Doc ... for the past few weeks, I have had this strange pain ...” As you wrap up a visit for the problem, the patient scheduled...

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Hospital Headlines

Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City makes si…

March 2016 As part of its commitment to provide exceptional and groundbreaking cardiovascular care, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City has made a significant investment of ...

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Integrative Medicine

Book review: Integrative Pain Management

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

CMS publishes final rule regarding obligation to report and refund ove…

BY MARY M. BEARDEN AND ALLISON SHELTON, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. March 2016 On February 12, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Final Rule regarding the oblig...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Building the health care infrastructure

Special to Medical Journal – Houston BY TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association March 2016 Texans take pride in the fact that our state is one of the fastest-growing in the nation. Peopl...

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Technology

New imaging agent available at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital a…

The first imaging agent approved by the FDA for use in capturing images of the brain is now being used by neurologists at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital to accurately diagnose patients with a p...

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Special Reports

Construction Report: Should we build it? And will they come? Lessons i…

By Sandy McElligott, MBA, RN, NE-BC, Senior Consultant for FKP Advisors March 2016 Providing healthcare today is a tricky business. The ability to support the overall organizational strategy while s...

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