April 27, 2015
April 13th – April 17th
Some question need for Huston-Tillotson clinic as board mulls funding
Posted: 6:16 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015
By Mary Ann Roser – American-Statesman Staff
A couple of Central Health board members recently questioned the necessity of a 14,704-square foot health clinic at Huston-Tillotson University in East Austin. Despite the questioning, a majority agreed to spend up to $615,433 to furnish and equip it, a recommendation to be ratified at the board’s next meeting on May 6.
Smythe: Why Texas telemedicine rules restrict access to health care
Posted: 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015
By Roy Smythe – Special to the American-Statesman
Roy Smythe voices his support of the efforts of the Texas Medical Board to protect Texans from inappropriate or negligent medical practice, but argues the proposed rules that the group approved to establish “a defined physician-patient relationship,” including “a face-to-face or in-person evaluation” prior to treatment, only restricts access for the medically underserved.
Forget SXSW – Austin’s Most Radical New Idea May Be In Medical Education
Posted: 4/10/2015, 9:24PM
By David Shaywitz, Forbes Contributor
Austin is in the process of launching something even more radical than what it’s already known for (Twitter, Whole Foods, SXSW) by building a new medical school and cutting down “waste” associated with inefficient care.