Monthly Archives: November 2013

Personal Responsibility in Healthcare

Role of personal responsibility in healthcare costs: Personal Responsibility is an important element of addressing rising health care costs. Obesity alone has taken on epidemic proportions, with the United States spending $174 billion a year to treat diabetes, and at least … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award for contributions to dietetics

Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award by Houston Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics The Bluebonnet Award of the Houston and Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is intended to recognize an individual who is not a dietitian, but who has … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD Chair of AMA Council on Science and Public Health Attended Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates

Russell Kridel MD Chair of AMA Council on Science and Public Health attended the 2013 Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates held at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. Always an activist for excellence in health … Continue reading

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TEXPAC gives physicians a voice in health care policy: HCMS Newsletter President’s Page

TEXPAC GIVES TEXAS PHYSICIANS A VOICE IN HEALTH CARE POLICY In the late 90’s, Spencer Johnson wrote the classic business fable—Who Moved My Cheese?—which forced businesspeople everywhere to think about change and how to deal with it. In recent years, … Continue reading

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