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 Lindsey Dawson, DCMS business development manager, at 214-413-1456 or email lindsey@dallas-cms.org. For details on joining, click here.   


Platinum Participants:

TMA Insurance Trust (TMAIT) 
ENDORSED VENDOR

Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) 
ENDORSED VENDOR
Exclusive Malpractice Carrier



Silver Participants:

Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett & Dixon, LLC
Member since August 2019
Frost Bank
Member since May 2013
Preeminent Technology
Member since March 2021

Shaw & Associates
Member since April 2010
Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC
Member since June 2019
99MGMT
Member since June 2021

Bronze Participants:

Envision Imaging
Member since January 2013

HomeCare Network
Member since May 2021
Nexus Practice Solutions
Member since August 2018

Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center
Member since February 2011
 


PLATINUM PARTICIPANTS
 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
1-800-880-8181

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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 is the exclusive malpractice carrier endorsed by DCMS.

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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 SILVER PARTICIPANTS
 Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett & Dixon, LLC  Frost Bank Preeminent Technology 
 Shaw & Associates  Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC  99MGMT

 

 
Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett & Dixon, LLC (BSBD), is a commercial insurance agency, based in North Texas, specializing in providing physicians with a broad spectrum of commercial insurance policies. These products include but are not limited to: 

  • Business Owners Policy
  • Property
  • General Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Business Auto
  • Umbrella
  • Crime
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Fiduciary Liability
BSBD takes pride in providing expertise and market access for healthcare professionals. Whether you have 5 or 50 physicians, we can help!   

For more information or quotes please contact: 
Casey Williams 
casey@bsbdgroup.com
972-905-0170 Direct Line
512-947-8196 Cell
 
https://bsbdgroup.com/casey-williams/

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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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Preeminent Technology (PMTT) has been providing onsite and remote IT support to doctors in DFW since 2007.  What surprises our new clients when they sign up with PMTT  is the quality of service and the hard dollar savings below what they had been paying.  

PMTT is not your typical managed IT service provider. Rather than profit from your pain, we invest upfront in your success and take on more of the risk. We believe that the best IT experience comes from fully-managed IT services that reduce distractions. And, the best relationship with IT comes from IT support that is inclusive and always available for one flat, no surprises, monthly fee with no long term contracts.  The majority of our clients are healthcare providers, and we have a time-tested, proven history of delivering onsite, and remote IT support to hundreds of offices across North Texas. Following HIPAA best practices, our 24x7x365 Network Operations Center (NOC) delivers the technology you need when you need it.  

That is why we deliver Dallas’ most comprehensive IT solutions. 

With PMTT, Consider IT done. Visit www.pmtt.us or contact Venky or Steve (below) for more information.

Venky Medicharla 
214-335-4681 
venky@pmtt.us  
Steve Feuerbacher
972-895-3503
steve@pmtt.us 
 
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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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Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC, is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging services with 30 facilities in North Texas. The Touchstone philosophy is to bring together state-of-the-art equipment, the most qualified radiologists, and superior customer service for the patients and physicians in the communities we serve. Since its founding in 1991, Touchstone is dedicated to providing a wide range of radiology services in a comfortable, service-oriented, outpatient environment. We work with leading radiologists to provide you with the highest quality care for the most accurate results. Our sub-specialized radiologists have additional training and experience for your individual imaging needs. Let Touchstone assist you in providing the most accurate diagnosis for your patient. 

Todd Tanner, Director of Marketing 
ttanner@touchstoneimaging.com 
Tel: (682) 701-3247 
Fax: (972) 646-6393 
www.touchstoneimaging.com
 
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DCMS is proud to welcome Ninety Nine Healthcare Management, LLC (99MGMT) into our Circle of Friends. 99MGMT is already a valued resource to some of our established DCMS members and is eager to assist more member physicians in making valuable business decisions for their practices.


99MGMT helps physician-owners achieve autonomy through ongoing mastery of practice management which allows them to focus on delivering high quality health care.

Whether physicians are leaving an employment model, leaving another private practice group, starting up a practice right out of training, or just frustrated with the daily grind of maintaining and growing an established practice, 99MGMT’s comprehensive services are “just the right medicine.”

99MGMT services include: Operations, Finance, Revenue Cycle Management, Human Resources, Recruiting, Compliance, Marketing, Information Technology, and Executive Leadership. 99MGMT also offers a co-employment model to help provide better benefits and retirement plans to physician-owners and their staff.

For more information, please visit 99MGMT.com, or contact Amy Goliszek, COO, at 214-506-2617 or email amy@99mgmt.com.
 

 
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 BRONZE PARTICIPANTS
Envision Imaging HomeCare Network Nexus Practice Solutions
Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center  

 

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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“The overwhelming desire of aging Baby Boomers and their families is that they want to stay home and we allow them to do just that.”

Founded in 1999, Dallas-based Home Care Network anticipated this trend and responded with a comprehensive care strategy that allows people to receive hospital-level care at home. Home Care Network is one of the Dallas areas premier healthcare companies that believe ultimate independence promotes self-esteem and dignity within the family unit. Facilitation of self-care needs is a vital part of the home care role.

With a comprehensive menu of services, Home Care Network creates a detailed care plan based on communication with doctors and other healthcare professionals. These services include physical, occupational and speech therapy, medicine management, and assistance with personal hygiene, bathing, and dressing. Specialized staff can also administer such activities as EKGs, blood work, and cardiac and pulmonary care.

To ensure that there are no gaps or mistakes in the care of the patient, the staff at Home Care Network is in constant communication with the patient’s family. This ongoing communication is the key element in allowing people to stay at home while receiving the best possible care. The ability to stay in a familiar setting – rather than a nursing home – does wonders for a person’s state of mind and physical well-being. 

Home Care Network medical staff is also available 24/7. Patients and families can call in and speak directly to a medical professional who has direct access to all carts and medications. The 24/7 referral intake line is 877-270-2001 and the referral intake fax is 866-883-2383. 

With 3 locations in Texas, Home Care Network’s mission is to provide quality, safe and cost-effective delivery of home healthcare services to individuals in need of those services. We are located in Desoto, Rockwall and Palestine.  

Visit www.homecarenetwork.com for more information, or contact Xavier McGilberry, Executive Vice President, at 214-790-4048 or email  xmcgilberry@homecarenetwork.com.

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Nexus Practice Solutions helps physicians thrive in the ever-changing health care environment. We understand there is no single solution or one-time fix for addressing the challenges physician groups face. For that reason, our approach varies from client to client to address both the issues and opportunities facing your unique organization.  With our expertise in revenue cycle management, clinical and business operations, and coding and compliance, we have what’s needed to help your organization optimize revenue, reduce operational costs and minimize audit risk.

When you choose to work with Nexus Practice Solutions, you gain a strategic business partner that will work with you to take your practice in the direction YOU choose, allowing you to devote more of your time to patient care and quality outcomes.

For more information, visit www.nexuspracticesolutions.com or contact Emily Herlihy at 214-296-9249 x701 or eherlihy@nexuspracticesolutions.com
 
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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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