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Informing members of important issues, benefits, and services provided by HCMS.

September 2018


Ethics CME, networking and fun!

The fall brings opportunities for you to network with colleagues in your community, enjoy dinner, and receive ethics CME credit at your local branch meeting. New members, members in their 1st or 2nd year of practice are invited to attend the branch meetings for free! Click here to register for a branch meeting. Young Physicians (40 yrs or younger and those in practice 8 yrs or less) are invited to the Young Physicians meeting on Sept. 25. Click here to register. secure provider portal to be retired Oct. 3

The secure medical provider portal will be retired on October 3, 2018. Users are encouraged to learn more about and start using Availity now. There will be seven webinars providing training on the Availity portal for provider offices during September. Click here for the webinar schedules.

Search for Physicians by practice setting, name, specialty or zip code 24/7

The Harris County Physician Directory lets you and your staff look up local HCMS physicians all day, every day.  The directory has physicians’ telephone, practice setting, fax and NPI numbers, and much more. The information is updated daily. Now you can update or add your practice description for FREE. Click here

HCMS Buyers Guide provides resources for physicians

HCMS assembled a database of companies that specifically focus on the personal and professional needs of physicians. Many resources requested in the Physician Wellness survey are offered in our Buyer’s Guide. The type of services included range from automobile concierge service to waste management. Click here for details.

Discounts on Alley Theater tickets and more!

HCMS has discounted tickets for a variety of entertainment venues. Enjoy time away from the office with family and friends. Click here for details. 
Reed Tinsley Buzz 8-1-18          TMLT 9-1-18


Presented by the HCMS Community Health Improvement & Communications Committee