I'm excited and honored to return
to the Bexar County Medical Society.
After serving as BCMS CEO and
executive director from 2003 to 2008, I retired with plans of
consulting as a business management specialist. I never dreamed I'd
be walking back into this wonderful organization and rejoining the
Needless to say, I've missed
collaborating with the dedicated physicians and staff here. I look
forward to a prosperous and exciting 2014 and beyond.
I look forward to hearing from you.
You may reach me at 210-301-4383 or at
SAVE THE DATE
Installation of Officers
BCMS Alliance President
Jan. 25, 2014
Westin La Cantera
La Cantera Parkway
Antonio, Texas 78256
By Mary E. Nava, MBA
BCMS Chief Governmental and Community Relations
Do you have a TMA policy change
suggestion or recommendation for a stance on an issue? Submit your
resolutions now to the Bexar County Delegation to TMA.
Jan. 31. For a sample resolution, click here! Completed resolutions should
be sent to the delegation liaison
For local discussion on these
and other legislative advocacy topics, consider joining the BCMS
Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
TNT Healthcare Consulting LLC
medical practice management,
Our goal is to work with the physician(s) and
administrative leader to ensure operational efficiency and fiscal
success. While some consulting companies evaluate your practice and
then leave you a long "to-do" list for your staff to fix,
we prefer to evaluate and then work with the staff to ensure items
are corrected. TNT Healthcare Consulting LLC is a locally owned,
We can provide the following services:
- Medical practice
- HR management and
- Interim practice
administrator when the office manager is on extended vacation
or sick leave
- HIPAA compliance
- Contract evaluation
with insurance (health plan) companies
- Negotiation with
liability insurance evaluation
- Marketing and
- Project management
for practice start-up or expansion
Additional information can be found at
or by contacting:
Tom Tidwell, CMPE - President
(210-861-1258 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tracy Estelle - Vice President
(210-865-3510 or email@example.com)
We are pleased to be a BCMS Bronze Level Circle of
Friends sponsor for 2013-14.
This information is sent on behalf of a valued BCMS
Circle of Friends sponsor at the bronze level, but it is not an
endorsement. Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep
down the cost of dues and allow BCMS to continue to provide quality
service to its members. The society continues its pledge to you and
only will involve itself in services and programs that benefit you,
the member, and your patients.
BCMS Member Benefit
Physicians Health and Rehabilitation Program
The BCMS Physician Health and
Rehabilitation (PH&R) Committee's goal is to advocate and aid in
the recovery success of the impaired physician.
The BCMS PH&R program offers:
- Meeting with physicians
impaired by alcohol or drugs
rehabilitation, if needed
- Monitoring the recovery
- AA/NA weekly support
group meetings for medical professionals
- Working as your
advocate with compliance reporting to your requested recipients
If you or a colleague needs help,
contact the BCMS PH&R Committee. Our relationship with you will be
confidential, and you will remain anonymous.
information about the PH&R program, click here
PH&R Committee Chair Oliver Johnson Jr., MD, at (210)
or call BCMS
PH&R staff liaison Margaret Canfield at (210) 301-4373.
Click here to renew your BCMS and TMA membership
for 2014 today,
or call the BCMS
membership department at (210) 301-4371.
About The Weekly Dose
The Weekly Dose is a service of the Bexar
County Medical Society.
Some of the suggestions conveyed may not be applicable
to your practice today, but the goal is to offer information
over time that returns value in excess
of the cost of your membership.
If you would like to recommend future topics to share
with your colleagues,
please submit them to the BCMS executive director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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