Fiscal Deal of No Help to Patients or Physicians, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
January 02, 2013 13:41 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After the 11th-hour fiscal deal that postponed Medicare physician fee cuts slated to occur under the Clinton/Gingrich sustained growth rate (SGR)...
Medical Organizations May Profit From Discounted Physician Fees, a Physician Suggests in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons
December 12, 2012 09:59 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Writing in the winter issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, California physician Susan R. Hansen, M.D., asks whether some medical...
Plans to Impose Proprietary Medical Recertificaton Requirements Thwarted in Ohio, Medical Journal Reports
December 12, 2012 09:49 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical relicensure is intended to protect the public by assuring ethical behavior and a basic level of competence. But a new cottage industry would...
Medical Journal Article Calls EPA Human Experiments Illegal and Unethical
December 11, 2012 09:46 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to an article in the winter 2012 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, research sponsored by the U.S. Environmental...
Physicians Ask Texas Attorney General About Policy on Military-Style Raids on Medical Facilities
November 14, 2012 10:38 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons sent the following letter to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and Governor Rick Perry, after...
Surgeon Reports to Prison; Government Sends Message, States AAPS
November 02, 2012 15:49 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), on Nov 1, 2012, vascular surgeon John Natale, M.D., 63, of Arlington, Ill.,...
Medicare Readmission Penalties Could Cause Premature Death, Doctors' Survey Shows
October 25, 2012 14:45 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) released the results of an on-line survey on the potential effect of Medicare's refusing to...
Medical Error Reporting System Misguided, Doctors Say
September 26, 2012 11:57 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) issued the following statement: The Obama Administration's project to encourage patient...
Physician Sentenced to 5 Years for Trying to Help a Patient, AAPS States
September 07, 2012 14:17 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AAPS issues the following announcement: "A casualty in the "War on Drugs" that has become a war on physicians, 52-year-old family physician John...
According to AAPS, Medical Board Launches Malignant Attack on Cancer Doctor
September 07, 2012 13:03 ET | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AAPS issues the following annoucement: "Highly respected oncologist Parvez Dara, M.D., has had his license suspended for more than 39 months by the...