Today is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day. According to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston sees one opioid-related death every 32 hours. As healthcare providers, we have the opportunity to support and treat individuals with opioid … [Read more...] about Today is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day
Come support the Baylor College of Medicine Anti-Human Trafficking Program (BCM A-HTP) any Tuesday-Saturday this October at OKRA Charity Saloon! All donations are allocated for mental health, medical, and support services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.The concept … [Read more...] about October at Okra!
Written by: Cameron Goff & Tom Fadial The term ‘public charge’ is used by the US government to describe someone who is likely to depend on government benefits. When considering green card applications, immigration officials consider whether an applicant could be classified … [Read more...] about Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
Author: Melinda Soeung, Access to Care Chair The Access to Care Committee addressed the question of “What Does Medicare for All” really mean in their 2019 forum in August. In order to open this discussion among patients and health care providers, the committee invited experts in … [Read more...] about Recap: What Does Medicare for All Really Mean? [Forum]
Doctors for Change is celebrating its 7th Annual Luncheon on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Junior League of Houston and will be honoring Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis with the Health Care Hero Award. Commissioner Ellis has been a champion for Houston and … [Read more...] about DFC is Honoring Commissioner Rodney Ellis with the Health Care Hero Award
Thank you to all who joined Doctors for Change for our May 9th forum on social determinants of health! Last week's event was a tremendous success and spurred much-needed discussion about this important topic. We would also like to thank our wonderful presenters, Tanweer … [Read more...] about Recap: “Research and Reality: The Social Determinants of Health”