TDLR Health Monitor - The Medical & Health Professions Newsletter from the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation 

TDLR Health Monitor

The TDLR Health Monitor is an e-mailed publication in which we share information about the services we provide for our medical and health programs.

TDLR Health Monitor - September 2019 Edition

Articles in this September 2019 edition of The Health Monitor include updates on:

  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Podiatry Rule Amendments Adopted
  • New Criminal Conviction Guidelines & Penalty Matrix
  • Deregulation of Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians
  • Prescription Monitoring Program Requirements
  • Fingerprinting Requirements for Podiatrists
  • Midwives Educational Summit Recap
  • Orthotic and Prosthetic Professional Organizations Merge

The TDLR Health Monitor is a quarterly newsletter that provides news and information about TDLR’s medical and health-related programs. Archives of past editions of the TDLR Health Monitor can be viewed here.

TDLR Health Monitor - June 2019 Edition

Articles in this June 2019 edition of The TDLR Health Monitor include information on:

  • Results of the 2019 Texas legislative session (86R)
  • Life-saving efforts by a Texas Athletic Trainer
  • Upcoming Midwives Educational Summit
  • Updates to surety bond for Hearing Instrument Fitters & Dispensers
  • Recent communication outreach efforts
  • Schedule of upcoming conferences

TDLR Health Monitor - March 2019 Edition

Articles in this March 2019 edition of The Health Monitor include updates on:

  • the 2019 Texas legislative session (86R)
  • new criminal conviction guidelines for the behavior analyst program
  • upcoming improvements to exams for several occupations
  • midwives educational summit
  • health occupations annual report
  • upcoming conferences

TDLR Health Monitor - December 2018 Edition

Articles in this December 2018 edition of The Health Monitor include updates on:

  • the upcoming Texas legislative session
  • administrative rules for orthotists and prosthetists program and podiatry program
  • prescription pads and prescription monitoring requirements for podiatrists
  • upcoming conferences and meetings
  • federal guidelines on over-the-counter hearing aids
  • guidelines for applicants with criminal convictions

TDLR Health Monitor - August 2018 Edition

Articles in this August 2018 edition of The Health Monitor include an update on the license requirement for behavior analysts; audiologists ability to use the online supervision reporting system; strategic planning for 2019-2023; rule amendments to the mold assessors and remediators program; rule amendments to the orthotists and prosthetists program; updated criminal conviction guidelines; information for dietitians on telehealth practices; call for subject matter experts to join examination committees for podiatry and sanitarians; and upcoming outreach activities.

TDLR Health Monitor - May 2018 Edition

Articles in the third edition of The Health Monitor include an update on the Behavior Analysts program; upcoming changes to the Massage Therapy Exam; rulemaking update for several medical and health programs; TDLR website improvements; and information on outreach activities and upcoming conferences. The issue also includes our regular features "A Closer Look" and "Advisory Board Meeting Calendar."

TDLR Health Monitor - February 2018 Edition

Articles in the second edition of TDLR Health Monitor include What’s New in Podiatry; Online Mold Notifications; Recent Revisions to Midwife Publications; Online Supervision for Speech-Language Pathologists; Verify Your License Online; Coming Soon: Behavior Analysts; TDLR’s Enforcement Process; How to File a Complaint; Finding Disciplinary Actions; and TDLR on YouTube.  The issue also includes our regular features: FAQ Spotlight and Upcoming Advisory Board Meetings. This issue was published on February 16, 2018 and you can read it online.

TDLR Health Monitor - November 2017 Edition

The inaugural edition of TDLR Health Monitor covers the transfer to TDLR of 13 medical and health programs from the Department of State Health Services; the transfer of the Podiatry program from the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners; Hurricane Harvey Recovery efforts; and new advisory board/committee appointments.  The issue also includes our regular features: FAQ Spotlight and Upcoming Advisory Board Meetings. The first issue was published on November 2, 2017 and you can read it online.


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