Archive, July 2015.
When the Texas Medical Board (TMB) investigates a complaint filed against a physician, licensed professionals should immediately consult with a professional license defense attorney. Licensing and regulatory legal battles can be expensive, time-consuming, and fraught with emotion for the physician being investigated. The TMB can revoke a professional’s license to practice, therefore it is important to partner with a skilled legal attorney in order to mount the best defense against complaints.
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Due to the alarming rise in prescription drug abuse, especially among high school students, prescription drug distribution is under increased scrutiny by both federal and state law enforcement. While federal agencies overview controlled substances for prescription from creation to distribution, the current prescription drug problem is most critical at the consumer level. This is important information of which Texas physicians should be aware.
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The Texas Medical Board requires physicians to renew their medical license every two years. Physicians must complete the registration process, either through the Texas Medical Board’s website or by mail. The process requires that physicians answer a number of questions to inform the Medical Board of any changes that have taken place over the last two years. Depending on the answers, the Medical Board may decide to initiate an investigation, which would require the physician to appear before an Informal Settlement Conference in order to explain the answers submitted during his or her …
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Companies in Texas have been providing telemedicine services, or “the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications,” for the past several years. Proponents of telemedicine state that the technology offers a more convenient way for doctors to see their patients, thus lifting pressure off of the medical system to meet growing demands. Additionally, telemedicine gives employers an inexpensive alternative for providing health care to their employees. However, new rules, which went into effect this past June, have added additional …
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