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Bringing into focus a clear and distinct view of the rest of this decade in Texas health care. Offering a sharp perception of what lies ahead and what we must change to keep us all healthy.
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Legislative Interference with the Patient–Physician Relationship — NEJM

Legislative Interference with the Patient–Physician Relationship — NEJM | Healthy Vision 2020 | Scoop.it

Sounding Board from The New England Journal of Medicine — Legislative Interference with the Patient–Physician Relationship...

 

TMA's view: The ability of physicians to act in their patients’ best interests must not be compromised by outside – and sometimes competing – economic, political, and social pressures. Yet lawmakers and other nonphysicians progressively are inclined to delineate the details of the interaction between physicians and patients. Physicians will increasingly face nonphysicians’ attempts to mandate what tests, procedures, and treatments they must – or must not –provide to their patients.

 

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Remove abortion advice 'gag order'

Remove abortion advice 'gag order' | Healthy Vision 2020 | Scoop.it

Talk about coming between patients and their doctors.

 

The ability of physicians to act in their patients’ best interests must not be compromised by outside – and sometimes competing – economic, political, and social pressures. Yet lawmakers and other nonphysicians progressively are inclined to delineate the details of the interaction between physicians and patients. Physicians will increasingly face nonphysicians’ attempts to mandate what tests, procedures, and treatments they must – or must not –provide to their patients. 

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Texas tries to get between you, your doctor

Texas tries to get between you, your doctor | Healthy Vision 2020 | Scoop.it

In a recent letter to the state, the Texas Medical Association, joined by other medical groups, said Texas is about to embark on a plan for providing medical care to low-income women that will impose a “gag order” on discussing abortion even on...

 

The ability of physicians to act in their patients’ best interests must not be compromised by outside – and sometimes competing – economic, political, and social pressures. Yet lawmakers and other nonphysicians progressively are inclined to delineate the details of the interaction between physicians and patients. Physicians will increasingly face nonphysicians’ attempts to mandate what tests, procedures, and treatments they must – or must not –provide to their patients. 

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