Monthly Archives: June 2013

HCMS Newsletter President’s Page: Physicians as Stewards of Medical Care — Shoppers in the Dark

In 1977, the Harris County Medical Society had a Cost Curtailment Committee which recognized that while physicians are only directly responsible for a very small percent of health care expenditures (still only 8% today), we write orders for a substantial … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD quoted in Houston Business Journal on TMA launch of new physician services group

Dr. Russell Kridel was quoted in the May 23, 2013 issue of the Houston Business Journal about the recent launch by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) of the Physicians Services Organization for Patient Care. In the article, Dr. Kridel stated, “The Physician … Continue reading

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