Holy Cross President's Blue and Gold Gala 2014
JW Marriott Hill Country Resort
Dr. Ernest Guerra will be presented with the 2014
Lifetime Achievement Award.
For more information or to register for the event, click here.
BCMS Fall General Membership Meeting
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Hilton San Antonio Airport,
611 N.W. Loop 410
CME and legislative updates
BCMS Auto Show
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
6243 IH-10 West
Complimentary buffet and cocktail party. New model
Family and friends welcome!
Update: TMA Ad Hoc
Committee on HIT calls
for emergency suspension
of EHR requirements
Chief Governmental and Community Relations
Last month, we informed you of written communications by the TMA Ad
Hoc Committee on HIT urging a moratorium on additional Stage 2
meaningful use criteria. Now, the committee has submitted a
letter to Marilyn Tavenner, CMS administrator, expressing concerns
with proposed changes to the 2014 Medicare and Medicaid EHR program
and calling for emergency suspension of two critical
elements. In addition, the letter makes strong
recommendations for addressing other areas affected by the proposed
To read the TMA letter to CMS, click here.
For local discussion on this and other practice
management issues, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and
Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
20 lecture to examine ancient health
aid sought for visiting science historian
Dr. Alain Touwaide will present a
lecture on "The
Archaeology of Health in the Ancient Mediterranean World" at 7:30
p.m. Oct. 20 in Chapman Hall at Trinity University. The
event is free
and open to the public.
Dr. Touwaide is a science historian
who specializes in the history of medicinal plants in the cultures that
flourished around the Mediterranean Sea from antiquity to the 17th
century CE. His lecture is sponsored by the Southwest Texas
Archeological Society (SWTAS), a branch of the Archeological Institute
Financial support is being sought to
cover the approximate cost of $2,000 for expenses. Contributions of all
sizes are appreciated by the SWTAS, which is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Contributions can be sent to AIA SWTAS. The check should be
mailed to: Laura Childs, 2858 Burning Log, San Antonio, TX 78247. The
check should stipulate Touwaide Lecture.
To learn more, click here.
Alain Touwaide conducts research. Courtesy photo
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