Do You or
Your Staff Still Need the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Physicians: Do you or your staff still need the
first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations? Have each medical
staff person in your practice that still needs the first dose
vaccination complete this form. Please
double check the spelling of the email address and the accuracy of
the phone number! This is NOT for your patients or the public!
San Antonio Medicine April Issue
In this month's issue we cover physician retirement,
COVID-19 vaccine updates and more! Read the issue here
Health Advisory - Updated Guidance for Vaccinated
American Medical Association (AMA) COVID-19 Guide
The purpose of the AMA COVID-19 guide is to promote
factual information around COVID-19 online, this document contains
background and actions, evidence-based messaging guidance, and best
practices from the American Medical Association for your
consideration in external communications on these topics
Why You Should Trust the COVID-19 Vaccine
The Texas Medical Association has created a pdf of 9
reasons why we should trust the COVID-19 vaccine. This pdf document
can also be printed for office use. View flyer.
BCMS Continues to Recommend Following CDC Guidelines
The Bexar County Medical Society continues to stress
the importance of wearing masks, practicing social distancing,
washing hands frequently, and receiving a vaccine when eligible as
the most effective ways to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Virtual First Tuesdays at the Capitol
Join TMA at noon on the first Tuesday of the month
(April and May 2021) for a virtual legislative update and trip to
the Capitol. TMA’s lobby team will outline issues important to
medicine and actions you can take now to make a difference.
Registration is FREE.
Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) Webinar on New
Information - Blocking Rules
Beginning April 5, all practices must comply with
new information-blocking rules. The
rules require that physicians give patients broad access to their
electronic health information. Learn how these rules will affect you
and your practice in our recorded webinar "New law impacting your practice: Information
Mask Policies for Your Practice
As we’ve heard from many of you, the lifting of the
statewide mask mandate has caused confusion among patients about
whether they should wear masks during medical visits. The Texas
Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) has resources on how to communicate mask policies to patients
and how to de-escalate tense or angry situations
in the office.
Update on Regional Infusion Center (RIC)
The Regional Infusion Center (RIC) that was at the
Freeman Coliseum has closed and local infusions have now been
transitioned to the Mobile Infusion Task Force (MITF). Please use
the new MITF Patient Screening/Referral and Order Set
Free PPE Supplies
Need PPE for your practice? Let us help! Physician
practices in need of PPE, please click here to indicate your PPE
needs. Requests are filled as donated supplies are available.