Archive, May 2015.
The Texas Physician Health Program (PHP) is an important resource designed to help doctors and physicians who struggle with addiction, mental illness, or physical handicaps. The PHP offers practitioners the chance to recover or overcome their condition without losing their licenses. All participation is monitored by skilled medical professionals and records are kept confidential. Referrals are often made by the Texas Medical Board (TMB).
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Telemedicine Physicians Must Stay Current with Compliance
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It is not uncommon for a nurse to receive notification that a formal complaint has been filed against his or her nursing practice at some point throughout their career. In Texas, the Texas Board of Nursing is the agency that investigates allegations of nursing misconduct and administers sanctions for nurses who are found to be in violation of the Texas Nursing Practice Act.
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Practicing medical professionals who are contending with an upcoming hospital peer review will have several questions regarding the process, and whether or not legal counsel should be retained. Moreover, the peer review process does have the potential to derail a physician’s medical practice and can additionally tarnish a physician’s reputation.
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