Women faculty honored by Bexar County Medical Society

December 5, 2018

The occasion marked the third year that the Women in Medicine Committee of the Bexar County Medical Society has celebrated the Extraordinary Women in Medicine Leadership Awards.

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We accomplished much in 2018!

November 30, 2018

A new Accomplishments Report highlights key achievements in each of our strategic focus areas: education, research, health care, community engagement and culture of excellence.

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KSAT 12: Local trauma surgeons working to stop gun violence across U.S.

November 16, 2018

San Antonio trauma surgeons are getting involved to help curb gun violence across the nation. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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Dr. Cigarroa receives AMA Foundation Award for Health Education

November 12, 2018

The award recognizes the exemplary work of physicians who have made impactful contributions to the field of medical education.

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Beyond Meaningful Use

November 8, 2018

by Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Magazine, February 4, 2010 Better outcomes require better data. Technology can help the healthcare industry achieve better outcomes and cost savings, but only if providers incorporate decision-support tools and a coordinated approach to delivering care. Most electronic health records are a silhouette. Organizations can recognize the patient and, by exchanging […]

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Preventing kidney disease in patients with diabetes

October 15, 2018

Both type 2 and type 1 diabetes patients are at increased risk for the development of kidney disease. Most people with kidney disease have no symptoms, but your primary care doctor can perform two simple tests to check how your kidneys are working. One is a blood test (measurement of the creatinine) and the other is a […]

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