Ms. Susan Briones, Senior Associate of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP, Dallas, informs Collin-Fannin County Medical Society physician-member attendees of the ins and outs of the Texas Medical Board at another societal non-CME...Read more
Women in Medicine
Physician ladies of the Collin-Fannin County Medical Society (CFCMS) take a break after work and celebrated “Women In Medicine” month at the NYLO Hotel in Plano on Friday, September 6, 2019. CFCMS Secretary, Neha Dhudshia, MD, Internist, Plano...Read more
TMA Presents First Tuesdays at the Capitol
The “White Coat Invasion” has been the key to physicians’ successes in the Texas Legislature since the inception of First Tuesdays at the Capitol in 2003. Our senators and representatives listen when their hometown doctors...Read more
The Collin-Fannin County Medical Society Supports Women In Medicine!
Women, physician members of the Collin-Fannin County Medical Society (CFCMS) take a break after work and celebrated “Women In Medicine” month at the NYLO Hotel in Plano on Friday, October 19. CFCMS President-elect Sherine Reno, MD...Read more
Collin-Fannin County Medical Society Holds Annual Holiday Reception & Leadership Elections!
Collin-Fannin County Medical Society’s (CFCMS) 2018 Annual Holiday Reception & Elections Event Turns Out Over 130 Attendees! CFCMS President, Brent Spencer, MD, Dermatologist, Frisco addresses Society member physicians and their...Read more
MEASLES HEALTH ADVISORY
Download the Health Advisory here: Measles Health Alert for Physicians August 23, 2018 This is a health advisory for Collin County health care providers. There has been one (1) confirmed case of measles identified by Collin County Health Care...Read more
Regional Mumps Outbreaks: Update and Guidelines
SITUATION OVERVIEW The outbreak of mumps in Johnson County continues with over 175 confirmed and probable cases identified to date. Several other mumps cases not related to the Johnson County outbreak have been identified in Collin, Dallas...Read more
Texas Becomes First State to Issue Standing Order for Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika
AUSTIN – Eligible Texas women on Medicaid can go straight to their pharmacist to pick up mosquito repellent, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced today. Texas Medicaid has issued a standing order for mosquito...Read more
CDC Cyclospora Health Advisory
Recommendation to test patients with consistent symptoms for Cyclospora The Texas Department of State Health Services is encouraging healthcare providers to test patients for the parasite Cyclospora if they have diarrheal illness lasting more...Read more
New CDC Zika Health Advisory Travel Warning!
The Florida Department of Health (FL DOH) has identified an area with local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission (active Zika virus transmission) in Miami (http://www.cdc.gov/zika/intheus/floridaupdate.html). Based on the earliest time of...Read more
The MACRA rule: Not what Congress ordered
By Don Read, MD President, Texas Medical Association (This article first appeared in the KevinMD.com blog. Reprinted with permission.) I joined physicians nationwide last year in cheering when Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP...Read more
Screen and Talk to Patients About Zika
The Texas Medical Association and the Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have prepared the following information on Zika virus and pregnant patients. Serious birth defects including congenital microcephaly have been reported in...Read more