Tag Archive: medical

Jun 28

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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Jun 19

GSMC keeps raising bar

  Internal medicine is taking its turn to be proffered as a vital service offered by Longview’s Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC.) The hospital recently hosted a Welcome Breakfast and White Coat Reception for its Internal Medicine Residents class of 2017. The event included class recognition by the hospital’s officials, the attendance of an official …

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Jun 10

Financial advice for new Fathers

Each year when Father’s Day rolls around, I’m reminded that I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can’t help wishing we’d been better prepared. If you’re a new …

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Jun 05

Medical Id Theft

By now, most people know about the perils of identity theft, where someone steals your personal or financial account information and makes fraudulent charges or opens bogus accounts in your name. Lately, a not-so-new twist has been getting a lot of attention – medical identity theft. That’s where someone gains access to your health insurance …

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Feb 26

Good Shepherd Health System cutting back

Good Shepherd Health System has announced the impending closure of its satellite facilities in Linden, Texas effective April 30th. The Linden Municipal Hospital Authority has also been informed of this development. The clinics are Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Centers located at 404 North Kaufman in Linden and 201 East 2nd Street in Hughes …

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Dec 19

Lone Star State: Who’s Afraid of the Alternative Minimum Tax

Year after year, Congress keeps kicking meaningful income tax reform down the road. Consequently, taxpayers continue to be stuck with an archaic, overly complicated mess that pleases no one – except perhaps some tax accountants who charge by the hour. A prime example is the dreaded alternative minimum tax (AMT). Enacted in 1969 to close …

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Nov 12

Lone Star State-Healthcare: There is no place like home

Some health care once done in a hospital or doctor’s office can now be done at home. It’s just as effective, more convenient and usually less expensive. Medicare pays for health care you receive in the comfort and privacy of your home if you meet certain requirements. To qualify, you must be home bound, under …

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Nov 11

Preventing burglaries: Choosing the right home alarm system

Although I take a certain amount of comfort from statistics that show major declines in most types of crime throughout the U.S., I also know that burglaries have increased in areas surrounding my neighborhood over the last few years. I was finally prompted to take action was when my family returned home after being away …

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