Laura Hale Brockway

Laura Hale Brockway is the Assistant Vice President of Marketing at TMLT. She has more than 20 years of marketing and management experience, and has worked for Seton Healthcare Family and the Texas Academy of Family Physicians. Laura holds an Editor in Life Science (ELS) certification from the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences.

  • Ransomware attacks shut down practices

    Ransomware attacks shut down practices

    These incidents highlight the catastrophic consequences of ransomware attacks.

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  • January deadline: New informed consent forms

    January deadline: New informed consent forms

    New informed consent forms available for use in 2020

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  • Scope of practice updates

    Scope of practice updates

    Updates on scope of practice for physical therapists and CRNAs.

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  • Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

    Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

    If you suspect one of your patients may harm himself or others, can you report your suspicions to the police without violating patient privacy?

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  • New opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1

    New opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1

    New legislation places a 10-day limit on opioid prescriptions for acute pain.

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  • Texas Prescription Monitoring Program — Mandatory use delayed until March 2020

    Texas Prescription Monitoring Program — Mandatory use delayed until March 2020

    The requirement for Texas physicians to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program before prescribing certain controlled substances has been delayed until March 20.

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  • Risk alert — DEA warns of physician scam

    Risk alert — DEA warns of physician scam

    Physicians received a fraudulent questionnaire asking for confidential information.

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  • 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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