Hospital Discharge law requires aftercare plan

This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express News on March 12, 2018. Dear Mr. Premack: My mother was in the hospital for surgery, and was discharged home with some dressings that need to be changed and a drainage tube that needs to be kept clear. I was with her when they released her,…

In Depth: Medical/Legal Issues (Advance Directives)

Consumer/Patient Complaints about Physicians Texas law allows you to get information about your physician. The Texas State Board of Medical Examiners is required to create a public database of all physicians licensed in Texas. They gather data annually, including information about any disciplinary action against the physician in the prior 10 years, data on the…