Coronavirus

Coronavirus/COVID-19 updates and resources.

  • Governor removes restrictions on elective procedures

    Governor removes restrictions on elective procedures

    Elective surgeries performed in hospitals can proceed in most areas of Texas

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  • Connecting with patients during COVID-19

    Connecting with patients during COVID-19

    Best practices to communicate with patients and families during COVID-19.

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  • TMB provides update on COVID-19 response

    TMB provides update on COVID-19 response

    The Texas Medical Board (TMB) has issued a statement to update physicians on the TMB’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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  • TMA COVID-19 treatment resources

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  • COVID-19 information from CDC

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  • TMB telemedicine FAQ

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  • TMB issues statement on COVID-19 treatments

    TMB issues statement on COVID-19 treatments

    TMB urges caution around questionable COVID-19 treatments

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  • Managing stress and burnout during COVID-19

    Managing stress and burnout during COVID-19

    In addition to being overwhelmed — intellectually and physically — while caring for large numbers of patients, physicians are also not immune to their own feelings of emotional overwhelm.

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  • Podcast: Stress and burnout: The silent health care epidemic

    Podcast: Stress and burnout: The silent health care epidemic

    Explore the potential causes, implications, and solutions for stress and burnout in a health care setting, including how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our community.

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  • Governor suspends elective procedures in hospitals in more than 100 counties

    Governor suspends elective procedures in hospitals in more than 100 counties

    Texas governor suspends elective procedures in counties within 11 Trauma Service Areas

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  • Resources for staff/physician exposure to COVID-19

    Resources for staff/physician exposure to COVID-19

    Resources for practices on appropriate quarantine, infection control measures, and safe return to work protocols.

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  • Governor suspends elective procedures in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb county hospitals

    Governor suspends elective procedures in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb county hospitals

    Texas governor suspends elective procedures in four more counties

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  • Governor suspends elective procedures in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis county hospitals

    Governor suspends elective procedures in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis county hospitals

    Texas governor suspends elective procedures in counties with surging COVID-19 hospitalizations

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  • Podcast: From bedside to webside: Setting up your virtual workspace

    Podcast: From bedside to webside: Setting up your virtual workspace

    Explore how to optimize your virtual office for telehealth visits with patients.

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  • TMB offers health and wellness resources for physicians

    TMB offers health and wellness resources for physicians

    As thousands of health care professionals continue their efforts responding to the COVID-19 public health crisis, many are facing increased stress and burnout.

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  • COVID-19: Guidelines for re-opening your practice

    COVID-19: Guidelines for re-opening your practice

    As COVID-19 stay-at-home orders relax, practices are re-opening and must now follow new safety standards and guidelines.

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  • Risk management recommendations for re-opening your practice

    Risk management recommendations for re-opening your practice

    Updated May 11 — Issues include encouraging social distancing and screening patients for symptoms.

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  • COVID-19 Re-opening Your Practice

    COVID-19 Re-opening Your Practice

    A presentation outlining risk management recommendations for physicians as they continue to practice during COVID-19. Topics include encouraging social distancing and screening patients.

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  • TMLT provides 10% additional dividend in response to COVID-19 crisis

    TMLT provides 10% additional dividend in response to COVID-19 crisis

    New dividend will save policyholders $13 million in premium

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  • Informed consent waivers for COVID-19

    Informed consent waivers for COVID-19

    TMLT’s Risk Management Department offers recommendations for adopting COVID-19 considerations in your informed consent process.

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  • Delegation rules waived during COVID-19 crisis

    Delegation rules waived during COVID-19 crisis

    Governor relaxes rules for supervising PAs and APRNs

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  • Update on KN95 masks

    Update on KN95 masks

    Updated May 20, 2020. To help keep you informed and safe, we are sharing additional information we have received about KN95 masks.

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  • TMLT offers malpractice insurance at no cost to retired physicians who volunteer during the COVID-19 crisis

    TMLT offers malpractice insurance at no cost to retired physicians who volunteer during the COVID-19 crisis

    Coverage offered at no cost to Texas physicians who volunteer in direct response to the COVID-19 emergency.

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