Ensuring Outstanding Care for Texas Patients
Since 1936, TOA has served as unified public policy voice
and networking home for over 1,000 Texas orthopaedic surgeons. It is the
only organization dedicated to the public policy interests of Texas
orthopaedic surgeons. In addition, TOA produces valuable clinical,
legal, business, and coding seminars and conferences specific to
orthopaedics throughout the state of Texas.
2016 TOA/TOF Annual Meeting
Meeting Registration is OPEN now!
Mark your calendar to join TOA at the
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines in Lost Pines, Texas April 7-9, 2016. Click
here to visit the
meeting page or on the graphics below to peruse the Preliminary
Book your room now by clicking
room rate plus the daily resort fee of $10. That is a significant
discount from the hotel's normal daily resort fee and it includes
30 hours of New CME Available!
TOA's 2015 State and Federal Policy Review which includes 1 hour of
online - only $25 for TOA Members!
Also online -
six (6) hour 2015 Coding Course with an ICD-10 Update! TOA members
can now access over 30 hours of online CME for a low cost of $25 per year. Click
here to access
the Orthopaedic CME Online (OCO) website.
Summary of the 84th Texas Legislature
The 84th Texas Legislature
concluded on June 1st, and TOA was engaged in over a dozen
issues that affected musculoskeletal health.
The various issues included allied health
provider scope expansions, pharmaceutical issues (compound pharmacy
ownership transparency and Schedule II prescribing changes), sports
medicine, commercial insurance, Medicaid, and more.
TOA members are encouraged to read the
12, 2015 TOA eConnect to read a full analysis about how the 84th
Legislature affected orthopaedics in Texas and TOA’s efforts.
The Texas Orthopaedic Journal
The Texas Orthopaedic Journal (TOJ) is the
semiannual, peer-reviewed, printed and online accessed musculoskeletal
science journal of Texas. The mission of TOJ is to disseminate clinical
and basic science musculoskeletal endeavors to the Texas Orthopaedic
community. TOJ aims to provide an informative publication platform for
exchanging research, knowledge, and clinical experience across all
aspects of orthopaedics. TOJ publishes original research articles,
descriptive and systematic reviews, meta-analyses, case reports,
commentaries, and letters to the editors.
The Texas Orthopaedic Journal.