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) 
ENDORSED VENDOR

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

 

Platinum Participant:

Frost Bank
Member since May 2013

 

Gold Participants:

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc
Member since September 2017
Shaw & Associates
Member since April 2010

Texas Drug Card
Member since August 2013


Silver Participants:

Envision Imaging
Member since January 2013
Genesis Physicians Group
Member since May 2016

Medical Space Advisors 
Member since June 2016
Nexus Practice Solutions
Member since August 2018

Privia Medical Group
Member since January 2017

Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center
Member since February 2011

US Air Force Health Professions
Member since August 2016








 LEGACY 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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 PLATINUM PARTICIPANTS
Frost Bank

 

 
 
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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 GOLD PARTICIPANTS
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.     |     Shaw & Associates     |     Texas Drug Card


 
 
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that acquires, owns and operates medical office buildings. Since 2006, the company has invested over $6.8 billion in medical office buildings and other healthcare assets comprising more than 24 million square feet across 33 states.

HTA invests in key markets with above average growth and healthcare infrastructure that is capable of servicing long-term patient demand. Within each key market, HTA focuses on acquiring medical office buildings on health system campuses, in community-core locations, or near university medical centers. The portfolio consists of medical office buildings that are core-critical, a key part of the integrated delivery of healthcare, and that continue to complement the company's institutional asset management and leasing platform. HTA's business strategy is defined by establishing critical mass within key markets which allows HTA's asset management and in-house leasing platform to drive earnings growth, capitalize on synergies and maximize expense efficiencies, and build lasting tenant relationships which leads to retention, rent growth and long-term value creation across the portfolio.

For more information, visit: www.htareit.com or contact Brooke Sutherland at BrookeSutherland@htareit.com

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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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 SILVER PARTICIPANTS
Envision Imaging Genesis Physician Group Medical Space Advisors
Nexus Practice Solutions Privia Medical Group Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center
US Air Force Health Professions    

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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