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NTSP introduces Health-e-Care Clinic

Fort Worth, TX (October 1, 2013) NTSP is pleased to introduce Health-E-Care, a Fort Worth-based extensivist clinic. The clinic offers extended office hours and a variety of health services, including:

  • Lab
  • Pharmacy
  • Polypharmacy assistance
  • Medicine Reconciliation
  • Care Coordination for Referral Follow-up
  • Disease-specific educational training
Health-E-Care's physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, care logistics managers, and social workers, will work together to coordinate patient care. Patients, especially the chronically ill, will benefit from having the health services they need and a comprehensive team of health care providers all in one location.
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NTSP Introduces North Texas Respecting Choices Program for End-of-Life Care Planning

Fort Worth, Texas (February 20, 2013) - North Texas Specialty Physicians, an Independent Physician Association comprising nearly 600 family and specialty doctors, is introducing an initiative called "North Texas Respecting Choices." This educational initiative is designed to motivate patients and families to engage in conversations about end-of-life care planning and to document those decisions. NTSP and their partner providers serve over 75,000 Medicare patients across Tarrant, Collin, Parker, Denton, Johnson and Dallas counties.

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National medical society names NTSP board member and Sandlot Chief Medical Officer as president-elect


The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has announced NTSP Board Member and Sandlot Chief Medical Officer Dr.Thomas Deas, Jr. as its new president-elect. Dr. Deas assumed his role in May and his term will continue until May 2012.

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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer is a tragic disease that takes a terrible toll on those with the disease, as well as their loved ones. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States. In fact, more people die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. The American Lung Association has long been the leader in the fight against lung cancer and is taking new steps to help both patients and their families.

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