Monthly Archives: October 2013

Congress Must Fix Medicare – Russell Kridel MD Houston Editorial

While visiting with doctors throughout the Houston area and across Texas, we are hearing a very disheartening message for patients and their doctors. ¬†Doctors are distressed about how they can continue to see their Medicare patients, who are often the … Continue reading

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Physician extenders & helping physicians expand care: HCMS Newsletter President’s Page

Texas has a physician shortage. Many physicians would love to see more patients but they are already stretched too thin. How can we expand access to care without sacrificing patient safety by expanding the scope of practice of other health … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records: HCMS Newsletter President’s Page

Electronic Health Records: Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them Physician practices are undergoing dramatic changes as a result of many new federal requirements. The adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) is one of these major changes. Properly designed, … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD comments on Physicians Under Attack

Physicians Under Attack: Part I Physicians war against disease and illness every day. Battles we often win through science, dedication, compassion and hard work. But, we physician soldiers, and the whole¬†medical profession are also under attack, taking our attention away … Continue reading

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