Laura Hale Brockway

Laura Hale Brockway is Assistant Vice President of Marketing at TMLT and has more than 17 years of experience in communications, 15 of those years with TMLT. Ms. Brockway has also worked for Seton Healthcare Family and the Texas Academy of Family Physicians. An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Ms. Brockway holds an Editor in Life Science (ELS) certification from the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences. She is also a contributor to Ragan Communication’s PR Daily website and is the author of the blog, impertinentremarks.com. Laura Brockway can be reached at laura-brockway@tmlt.org.

  • De-escalation techniques and resources

    De-escalation techniques and resources

    Learn how to de-escalate angry patients or diffuse a tense situation in the office.

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  • What does it mean to be a medical director?

    What does it mean to be a medical director?

    From a legal and liability perspective, a “medical director” is a physician who serves in an administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff

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  • Another January deadline . . . new Texas vital statistics registry

    Another January deadline . . . new Texas vital statistics registry

    Texas physicians will be required to use a new system to submit death certificates beginning January 1, 2019.

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  • Policyholders to save $12.7 million from dividends

    Policyholders to save $12.7 million from dividends

    TMLT policyholders will receive a 10 percent dividend when they renew their policies in 2019.

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  • Governor issues proclamation recognizing medical liability reform

    Governor issues proclamation recognizing medical liability reform

    Texas Governor issues proclamation marking the 15th anniversary of Texas medical liability reforms

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  • How to dispose of storage devices containing PHI and other sensitive data

    How to dispose of storage devices containing PHI and other sensitive data

    Improper disposal of electronic devices and media puts the information stored on those devices at risk for a breach. And when devices contain protected health information (PHI), it puts your patient’s

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  • Update: New schedule II prescription forms required by June 1

    Update: New schedule II prescription forms required by June 1

    Texas physicians will be required to use new schedule II prescription forms beginning June 1, 2019.

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  • Risk alert: Birth control pills recalled

    Risk alert: Birth control pills recalled

    Allergan recalls sample packs of Taytulla birth control pills

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  • Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids

    Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids

    Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.

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  • TMLT to Award $40,000 in Medical Student Scholarships

    One student at each Texas medical school will receive a $5,000 scholarship thanks to the 2008 TMLT Memorial Scholarship program.

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  • TMLT Awards Eight Scholarships

    TMLT is proud to announce the winners of the 2006 TMLT Memorial Scholarships.

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  • What You Need to Know: House Bill 2641 and HIEs, Part 3

    Texas House Bill (HB) 2641, which was passed into law in June 2015, provides physicians with some liability protections when using an HIE.

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  • What You Need to Know: Benefits and Liability of Health Information Exchanges, Part 2

    A health information exchange (HIE) is an electronic network that facilitates the secure exchange of patient records and information among health organizations, hospitals, physicians, and payors.

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  • Policyholders to Save $13.5 Million with Dividends

    Recently, the TMLT Board of Governors approved a 10% dividend for policyholders who renew in 2016.

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  • TMLT Launches Lone Star Alliance, RRG

    TMLT is proud to announce the launch of Lone Star Alliance, Inc., a Risk Retention Group established to provide medical liability coverage to physicians, groups, health health care facilities, and all

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  • U.S. Senator John Cornyn Receives Soaring Eagle Award

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn has received the Soaring Eagle Award from the Texas Alliance for Patient Access, TMLT, and the Texas Medical Association.

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  • Syphilis Testing Required For Pregnant Women in Texas

    Beginning September 1, 2015, Texas law requires that every pregnant woman be tested for syphilis at her first prenatal visit and at the third trimester, no earlier than 28 weeks gestation.

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  • Patient Diversity and Cultural Competence

    As the diversity of our population increase, more physicians are coming into contact with patients from various cultural backgrounds who often hold different values, beliefs and standards.

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  • Drug Name Mix-Ups: FDA Issues a New Warning

    The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new warning regarding potential confusion caused by the similar names of two drugs: Brintellix (vortioxetine), an antidepressant, and Brilinta.

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  • Charles R. Ott Jr. Steps Down as President and CEO of Texas Medical Liability Trust

    Charles R. “Chip” Ott Jr. is stepping down from his role as TMLT’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective June 30 to dedicate more time to his family.

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