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Breaking Ground

Vibra Healthcare, Memorial Hermann, and Medistar announce development …

Vibra Healthcare, LLC (“Vibra”), Memorial Hermann Health System, and Medistar Corporation (“Medistar”) recently announced their collaboration on the development of VibraLife of Katy, a new VibraLife p...

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Financial Perspectives

Protecting your medical practice from theft

BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC No doubt your practice has some hard workers: the 20- year billing clerk, the frontdesk employee who never takes a vacation day, and the claims processor who know...

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Hospital Headlines

Institutional Property Advisors brokers $58 million sale of medical of…

Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap specializing in serving institutional and major private real estate investors, announced the $58 million sale of a portfolio...

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Integrative Medicine

The teaching kitchen: Practical nutrition in action

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

Five ways HR can improve an executive team’s mileage by “pumping the b…

BY A. KEVIN TROUTMAN, Fisher & Phillips LLP For busy healthcare executives and managers, time and budget dollars are precious. By effectively vetting important employment decisions before they ar...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

85th Legislature invests in behavioral health and physician workforce

Special to Medical Journal – Houston BY TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association On Memorial Day, the 85th Legislature came to a close. At the time of this writing, the specter of a specia...

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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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