Dallas County Medical Society is pleased to offer DCMS Circle of Friends, a resource to assist member physicians in making valuable business decisions for their practices. DCMS Circle of Friends consists of medical-related businesses that serve Dallas-area physicians. These companies pay an annual fee to participate in this service. 

Companies participating in the program will be designated by the DCMS Circle of Friends logo on their advertisements for the year they are participating. If, as a DCMS member physician, you'd like to recommend a company join or have comments about companies in this program, contact Bearett Wolverton, DCMS business development manager, at 214-413-1456 or email bearett@dallas-cms.org. For details on joining, click here.   

Legacy Participants:

TMA Insurance Trust (TMAIT) 

Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) 


Diamond Participant:

DKB Innovative
Member since September 2015

Frost Bank
Member since May 2013

Medical Protective
Member since February 2007

Medical Space Advisors 
Member since June 2016

StratiFi Health
Member since August 2016

Platinum Participant:

Apple Medical Billing
Member since March 2014

Privia Medical Group
Member since January 2017

Gold Participants:

Genesis Physicians Group
Member since May 2016

Morrill & Janes Bank
Member since September 2015

Practice Real Estate Group
Member since September 2015

Shaw & Associates
Member since April 2010
Texas Drug Card
Member since August 2013
US Air Force Health Professions
Member since August 2016

Silver Participants:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Member since September 2015

Envision Imaging
Member since January 2013
ProAssurance Group
Member since November 2007
Rebecca Harrell, Medical Office Broker
Member since August 2009
Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center
Member since February 2011
Sypore (Medical Billing, Credentialing & Technology Services)
Member since April 2016
Member since February 2017


 TMA Insurance Trust     |     Texas Medical Liability Trust

TMAIT offers medical, life, income protection, office overhead, and ancillary insurance to TMA member physicians and their group managers. We work with you online, on the phone, or in person to determine the right plan to meet your current career needs. 

That's coverage you can count on. TMA Insurance Trust is also an official "DCMS Endorsed Vendor" and long-time partner with DCMS providing valuable services to assist physicians in their practices.

For more information, contact:
James Prescott / John Isgitt
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Texas Medical Liability Trust is a physician-owned health care liability claim trust providing malpractice insurance products to the physicians of Texas. Currently, we protect more than 17,000 physicians in all specialties who practice in all areas of the state. TMLT is endorsed by the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and the Dallas County Medical Society.

TMLT benefits include:
  • Personal, responsible service provided by experienced insurance professionals
  • Both forms of medical liability insurance — occurrence and claims-made 
  • Quarterly payment plan 
  • TMLT Service Center available 24 hours a day 
  • Continued education of loss prevention and risk management 
  • Emphasis on policyholder service, not profit motivation 
  • Owned by Texas physicians and operated exclusively for Texas physicians 
To apply to TMLT, call 800-580-8658 or visit their website at www.tmlt.org. TMLT is an official "DCMS Endorsed Vendor" and is a long time partner with DCMS providing valuable services to assist physicians in their practice.

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DKB Innovative     |     Frost Bank     |     Medical Protective     |      Medical Space Advisors     |     StratiFi Health


DKB Innovative is a one stop resource for all your IT Managed Services needs. We have served over 150 clinics and practices over the last 10 years. We are a group of dedicated, passionate, and hard-working IT professionals who are committed to providing you with the best IT services at the greatest value. We partner with our clients as a trusted advisor who will be there through all of your IT needs. Our objectives include creating business value, improving user satisfaction, and ultimately reducing costs by removing focus from IT and putting it back on business productivity. You focus on your business, and we’ll handle the technologies needed for you to do it.

We take a preventative maintenance approach to IT, creating backups of your data, to prevent disasters that could impede business as usual. If disaster were to occur, we’d be able to get you up and running again quickly, without the headaches or a major hit to your wallet. Visit our website: www.dkbinnovative.com for more information.

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Since 1868, Frost Bank has helped businesses of all sizes with their financial needs. When it comes to banking, we mean business. Whether you're just starting out or one of the Fortune 500, we've got the banking products that will set you up for long-term success. We're here to help you make the best decisions possible about your business banking, investments and insurance.

Contact Garrett Bird at 214-515-4690 or by email at garrett.bird@frostbank.com to learn more about our services for the healthcare industry.

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Medical Protective
is committed to protecting the reputation and assets of Texas physicians:

  • Medical Protective is the only highest rated S&P “AA+” and A.M. Best “A++” medical liability carrier.
  • Offering occurrence, claims-made (with prior acts) and the ability to convert from claims-made to occurrence.
  • Free Tail when you retire – no age requirement
  • With tort reform being challenged, you need the carrier that has been defending Texas doctors since 1916.
  • Unconditional right to consent to settlement.
  • Won 95% of our Texas physicians’ trials from 2001-2010.
  • A member of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway group of businesses.
www.medpro.com or 1-800-4MEDPRO (463-3776)
For more information, see the brochure

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Medical Space Advisors exclusively helps physicians with their real estate needs when they want to open a new location. We also help many clients strategically negotiate the renewal of their lease. Our services include demographic and competition analysis, market research, negotiations and overall project management. There is no cost to you for our services as we are paid a standard commission by the building owner and we exclusively represent your interests in the process.  
We help our clients:

  • Lease space for a new location
  • Buy an office building or office condominium
  • Strategically negotiate a lease renewal
For more information, visit our website at www.medicalspaceadvisors.com.

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Healthcare is more complex than ever. The intersections of revenue cycle management, operational strategies, EMR technologies and administrative solutions have collided. Technology and innovative patient-centered solutions are the crucial foundations for you to remain competitive in value-based healthcare. Together, we will build that foundation.

Our strategic approach will help you facilitate the changes required to remain in a sustainable independent practice. Since our inception, StratiFi Health has exclusively focused on independent physician practices. We understand the challenges specific to physicians. Whether we are creating governance models, providing leadership development, assisting with practice formations and mergers or managing more tactical issues, we are dedicated to the long-term journey with you.

To learn more, please visit: www.stratifihealth.com or call 972-384-7000.

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 Apple Medical Billing          |          Privia Medical Group


Apple Medical Billing
is a local leader in revenue cycle management that offers innovative, practice management and medical billing solutions nationwide. Our proven superior customer service, best practice methodologies, and highly advanced cutting-edge technology and software differentiates us from the competition. 

Our dedication to quality and customer service is at the core of all we do. Whether it’s our dedication to filing every claim, following up on all rejections or denials, or providing knowledgeable advice to help you better lead and grow your practice, we expect to exceed your expectations. It’s good Medicare for Your Practice!

Apple Medical Billing’s portfolio of services includes:
  • Full revenue cycle management
  • Coding
  • Application hosting/software leasing
  • Consulting and planning services:
    • EHR hosting/interfacing
    • Practice Analysis
    • ICD-10 Education
For more information contact Dorothy Henslee at 800-550-7555 or dorothy@applemedicalbilling.com.

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Privia Medical Group is a high-performance, national group of physician-led practices with a value-based approach to medicine, which means we prioritize improving patients long-term health and wellness. Privia is developing one of the nation’s largest high performance network of leading medical practices – top doctors who really believe in wellness, and who are committed to modern, patient-centered care. Our national, high-performance medical practice – combines technology, team-based care, and unique wellness programs to help leading doctors better manage the health of their populations. Privia Medical Group is a multi-specialty practice, with a large number of primary care physicians and medical specialists that manage high cost chronic disease. Our medical group enjoys close partnerships with many leading national payers, including Medicare, with reimbursement programs that reward our doctors for improving outcomes and delivering high value care. 

You can learn more by contacting Robert Brown or by visiting Privia’s website.

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 Genesis Physicians Group  Morrill & Janes Bank  Practice Real Estate Group
 Shaw & Associates  Texas Drug Card  U.S. Air Force Health Professions


Founded in 1986, Genesis Physicians Group is North Texas’ largest independent physician association (IPA), supporting more than 1,400 primary and specialty care physicians throughout DFW. Genesis values its members’ autonomy and believes in supporting their ability to provide high-quality care while maintaining a profitable private practice. Physician-owned and physician-run, Genesis provides NCQA-accredited credentialing and re-credentialing services with 21 payers, group purchasing savings, practice education, performance improvement opportunities, and value-based ACO contracting. 

Please visit www.genesisdocs.org for more info.

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We have a long history of community involvement and customer satisfaction. We are a leader in commercial and retail banking. We have a caring and knowledgeable staff. We offer innovative but affordable services. We are good stewards of our customers' assets and financial needs. We are truly a different kind of bank.

At Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust, we provide comprehensive banking solutions that help make the job of managing your business finances easier. Our experienced business bankers have a unique understanding of local industries, issues, and markets. And we pride ourselves on offering outstanding personal service that puts you at the center of everything we do. 

The Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company is a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a $5.9-billion financial services company dedicated to the principles of community banking: Community involvement, an active board of directors, local presidents and local decision making.

For more information, please contact Gary West at gwest@mjbtrc.com or call 214-334-6686

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Practice Real Estate Group clients will attest that having a real estate agent who knows the specifics of your business is far more important than one who knows a specific market. There are location-specific business fundamentals that drive success in medical practices, and we work hard to be sure our clients find and secure locations that give their practices the best chance for success.

Our founders were some of the first agents to specialize in helping physicians, dentists, optometrists, and veterinarians find and secure commercial space on terms that truly made sense for their business. After gaining momentum through word-of-mouth referrals in several cities in Texas and the North East, Practice Real Estate Group was founded to offer Medical Professionals across the United States a better real estate experience.

For more information, please visit www.practicerealestategroup.com or contact Austin Wheeler at austin@practicerealestategroup.com or call 888-511-7535.

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Shaw & Associates
offers full-service legal representation and guidance for every aspect of physicians’ professional and private lives, from medical malpractice defense, professional liability and practice management policies, to guidance on personal and family matters. 

Diane Shaw and the attorneys affiliated with Shaw & Associates bring more than 60 years of combined legal experience in:
  • Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense
  • Healthcare Professional Liability Issues
  • Practice Management and Contract Guidance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Administrative and Government Law
  • General Commercial and Anti-Trust Litigation
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Family Law, Bankruptcy and EPA
  • Social Security Disability

To learn more about Shaw & Associates, please call 214-217-8357 or visit www.dkshaw.com.

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“Texas’ FREE discount prescription assistance program”

Texas Drug Card is a FREE statewide prescription assistance program that provides the residents of Texas with discount prescription drug cards. Texas Drug Card was launched to help the uninsured and underinsured residents of Texas afford their prescription medications. The program can also be used by people who have health insurance coverage with no prescription benefits, which is common in many health savings accounts (HSA), and high deductible health plans. Additionally, people who have prescription coverage can use this program for non-covered drugs. This includes people enrolled in Medicare Part D.

Free cards can be printed online at www.texasdrugcard.com or contact Jim Norris at jnorris@texasdrugcard.com for FREE hard cards.

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It’s our mission to provide our Airmen and their families with the best healthcare possible, so we’re constantly seeking to add more of the best healthcare professionals to our team. From general medicine to highly focused subspecialties, there are dozens of exciting healthcare careers in the U.S. Air Force.

There are an enormous number of opportunities as an Air Force healthcare professional. Many work in settings very much like a private practice but without many of the headaches. There are opportunities involving day-to-day management issues, but there are many more opportunities to concentrate on patient care, education and research. Every clinic and hospital has an administrative staff dedicated to it, so you can focus on medicine.

The Air Force offers scholarships for healthcare professionals to include: one- and two-year scholarships for Allied Health specialties (pharmacists, optometrists, clinical psychologists and public health officers), two- and three-year scholarships for nurse corps specialties and three- and four-year scholarships for medical corps and dental corps.

For more information, please contact Sgt. Mary Campbell at mary.campbell.1@us.af.mil or call 817-680-2991.

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Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP      Envision Imaging ProAssurance Group 
Rebecca Harrell, Medical Office Broker Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center Sypore (Medical Billing, Credentialing & Technology Services)


Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
has counseled employers on labor and employment law matters, exclusively, since 1946. A "Go To" Law Firm in Corporate Counsel and Fortune Magazine, it represents Fortune 500 corporations and small companies across the country. Its attorneys are consistently rated as top lawyers in their practice areas by sources such as Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and Top One Hundred Labor Attorneys in the United States, and the firm is top ranked by the U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms survey. More than 160 lawyers partner with clients to provide cost-effective legal services and sound preventive advice to enhance the employer-employee relationship. 

Contact: Tamara Jones, Direct: 214-646-8982 • E-mail: tjones@constangy.com 

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Envision Imaging
is revolutionizing diagnostic imaging by providing unmistakable quality and spectacular service to both patients and physicians on all MRI, MRA, CAT scan, CTA, Ultrasounds, X-ray, Bone Density, Arthrogram and Myelograms.

When seeking a diagnosis for an illness or injury, you want trained professionals with the latest in equipment and technology. At Envision Imaging, our state-of-the art 3T, 1.5T, .7T High-field Open MRI Scanners allow patients to relax knowing there is ample room with a generous weight limit. Our Computer Tomography (CT) Scan technology offers up to 128 Slice CT, providing the fastest and highest resolution imaging available anywhere.

Referring physicians can feel comfortable knowing they will receive complete, comprehensive and accurate reports, on time from our board-certified, on-site radiologist. Envision Imaging also offers customized protocols with specialty reads. STAT reads and call reports are available to physicians upon request. Our knowledgeable staff provides patients and physicians confidence in their healthcare choice. 

Patients can expect quality service at an affordable price including: flexible hours with evening and weekend appointments, competitive outpatient vs. hospital pricing, acceptance of all insurance plans, affordable cash rates, and payment plans to fit their needs.

With 9 locations in the metroplex, Envision Imaging can take care of all your diagnostic needs. We are located in Allen, Frisco, Plano, Dallas, South Dallas, Mansfield, Ft. Worth, Las Colinas and Keller.

Visit our website today at www.envisionimg.com to locate a center near you.

Because you have a choice in healthcare, choose Envision Imaging!

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Choose professional liability insurance from a company healthcare professionals have relied on for decades. ProAssurance treats you fairly, making it easier to navigate today’s changing healthcare environment—with single-source coverage that meets your unique needs. We make insurance simpler. ProAssurance Group is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best. Visit ProAssurance.com.

For more information contact:

Emil Pela
Market Manager

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Rebecca Harrell,CCIM
provides commercial real estate brokerage services to medical professionals considering buying, selling, leasing or building a facility.

Today, more than ever before, both public and private payer reimbursement rates affect important business decisions physicians make, such as where to locate a medical practice and whether it is more advantageous to lease or own a medical office.  Rebecca’s 16 years in the healthcare industry and 11+ years’ experience in commercial real estate give her a unique understanding of the business structures in which physicians work.  When combined with the resources of Henry S. Miller Brokerage, LLC, she is able to maximize measurable bottom line results for her clients in either the purchase or lease of a medical office.

In addition, her association with Henry S. Miller Brokerage, LLC, Texas’ largest independent real estate brokerage firm, provides resources often not found with smaller firms, such as:

  • Market Research / Analysis & Site Selection Services
  • Professional Representation for:
    - Investments … Buyers or Sellers
    - Leasing … Tenants or Landlords
  • Lease vs. Own Analysis
  • Appraisal and Consulting
  • Property Management
  • Investment Banking
If you would like a complimentary medical office market analysis or an introductory meeting with Rebecca to discuss your needs, please e-mail your contact information to: rharrell@henrysmiller.com or call her direct at 972-386-1475. Visit her website for additional information. 

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For over 25 years, Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center (SWDIC) has offered unsurpassed patient care and provided the highest standards of imaging quality in Dallas, Texas. We are proud of our accomplishments, and we could not have achieved this milestone without the trust and confidence of the healthcare community.

SWDIC is a full-service outpatient imaging center. We offer board-certified radiologists, highly trained technologists, state-of-the-art medical equipment and technology. SWDIC is also certified by the American College of Radiology (ACR) in 6 modalities of medical imaging. 

SWDIC offers the following modalities:
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Diagnostic Radiology (X-ray)
  • Bone Density (DEXA)
  • Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT)
To learn more about SWDIC, please call Greg Ritchey at 214-345-4969 or visit www.swdic.com.

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 (Medical Billing, Credentialing, and Technology Services - pronounced: si-poh-ray) was founded to serve the unmet needs of Physicians and other healthcare services providers who care about the reliability, cost, and performance of their billing solution.

Sypore offers a unique, all-inclusive package of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) services, delivered by an exceptional team of billing, finance, and technology professionals, using engineered processes that leverage state-of-the-art technologies. The end result is maximum profits, freedom of time, and financial peace of mind for Sypore customers, unlike billing services or internal teams that fail to meet these expectations.

Our focus is always on maintaining a healthy cash flow for our customers, so they can focus on patient care.

  • Medical billing & coding (complete life-cycle)
  • Patient statements management
  • Patient collections
  • Provider & practice credentialing (and hospital privileging)
  • Practice marketing – traditional and digital
  • Website design and development including original graphic content

Contact: 1-800-373-1943  or visit www.sypore.com 
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Transwestern, located in major markets throughout the U.S., advises hospitals, healthcare networks, physicians and investors on how to create value from their real estate. Whether consulting on a local assignment or multi-market engagement, we draw upon our comprehensive, integrated platform to assemble the most qualified team of professionals. From institutional firms to sole proprietors, our clients’ needs are addressed holistically to ensure informed decision making and maximum flexibility. Clients benefit from our full-service lineup − Agency Leasing, Tenant Advisory, Management, Capital Markets, Research and Sustainability services – all rooted in the dynamic healthcare territory.

Contact Tony Shallcross at 214-446-4510 or by email at Tony.Shallcross@transwestern.com.  For more information about Transwestern, please visit our website at www.transwestern.com

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 CnStaffing Inc.     |     Greenway Health


CnStaffing Inc.
is the only DCMS-endorsed staffing firm. The company was founded in 1997 as a medical staffing company specializing in the recruiting and placement of clinical and healthcare administrative personnel. It provides these discounted member services:

  • CnStaffing Temporary Services: provides temporary personnel for hospitals, physician practices, labs, and healthcare consulting companies

  • HRhealthcare Personnel Management Services: provides personnel management services, policies, procedures, training, and coaching for physician practices, home healthcare services and other healthcare-related businesses.

  • CnDirect Source Professional Search Firm: recruits physicians, PAs, NPs, RNs, CNOs, and healthcare executives for hospitals, physician groups and other healthcare-related businesses.

To find out more, call the CnStaffing DCMS Account Manager, Sharon Black at 972-484-3922 (office) or 469-341-3652 (direct line).

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Greenway Health
provides smarter clinical, financial and administrative solutions that help businesses effectively compete in an evolving value-based healthcare system and deliver quality care that leads to improved population health outcomes. Greenway’s clinically driven revenue cycle management™ services and comprehensive suite of interoperable solutions improve financial performance and automate clinical and administrative workflows, so medical providers can spend time on patients instead of paperwork.

For more information on how the Greenway team and our solutions can help you thrive in the face of change, see our solutions section, latest news or contact us at info@greenwayhealth.com or call toll-free at 866-242-3805.

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