Navigation Links
Doctors and Patients to Hold Congressional Briefing on Healthcare Reform April 16
Date:4/15/2009

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS):

DATE: April 16, 2009

TIME: 10:30 A.M.

Lunch following presentations

PLACE: Senate Russell Building 385

Washington DC

EVENT: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING ON HEALTHCARE REFORM

"Stories from the Frontlines: A conversation with patients & doctors

on their concerns & ideas for workable reform"

WHO: Featured speakers include:

The Hon. Betsy McCaughey,

Former Lt. Governor, NY & Patient Advocate

Founder & Chair, Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

SPONSORS: Association of American Physicians & Surgeons

Citizens for Health

Citizens Council for Health Care

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

Council for Affordable Health Insurance

Liberty Coalition

CONTACT: Kathryn Serkes

(202) 333 3855

Kathryn@SquareOneMedia.net

www.AAPSonline.org

What will it take to get & keep doctors?

How do reform proposals translate to the real world of patients & doctors?

Those are the two main questions that will be addressed at this Congressional briefing featuring those who are affected most - real patients and practicing doctors.

TOPICS:

Rationing & mandated treatments; privacy; the ability to keep (or afford) current insurance; National Health Board; Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) & Pay-for-Performance; health information technology; and, access to care, including demand for treatments considered to be complementary & alternative.

SPEAKERS:

Dr. Betsy McCaughey: Former Lt. Gov. of New York, her The New Republic article, "No Exit" was one of the most influential analyses of the 1993 Clinton reform plan. A renowned patient advocate, she is Founder and Chair of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths.

Juliette Madrigal-Dersch, MD: A board-certified pediatrician and internist, Dr. Madrigal-Dersch chose to set up a solo family practice. She has no insurance contracts, and has opted out of Medicare. She says this keeps her patients in charge, and allows her to set reasonable fees, including giving discounts for patients who wear spurs on their boots.

Michael Ostrolenk, MA, MFT: A noted privacy expert and licensed marriage and family therapist, Mr. Ostrolenk has first-hand experience with how patient concerns about privacy have a negative impact on care.

James Turner, Esq.: A former "Nader Raider," Mr. Turner chairs "Citizens for Health" representing more than 100,000 patients who are concerned about access to the treatment modalities of their choice.

Moderated by Kathryn Serkes, President, Square One Media Network


'/>"/>
SOURCE Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. UK junior doctors gaining less experience of common procedures
2. Doctors Often Miss High Blood Pressure in Kids
3. One-fourth of HIV patients believe their doctors stigmatize them
4. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
5. Teens need to see their doctors more often
6. Doctors and medical ethicist discuss whether doctors should participate in capital punishment
7. Doctors and Medical Ethicist Discuss Whether Doctors Should Participate in Capital Punishment
8. South Texas Doctors Report More Severe Cases of Community Staph Super Bug Hospitalizing Children
9. Maimonides Expands Circulation of Physicians Practice Journal to Staten Island Doctors
10. Doctors Debate Drugs vs. Surgery for Angina
11. UCI Medical Affiliates Inc. Opens a New Doctors Care Center in Anderson
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... ... "Success Files," a short- and long-form documentary style show ... estimated to affect the lives of more than 5 million Americans living with ... voice in the fight for cure and research into the disease, its causes, ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love””: a delightful adventure of ... created. “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love”” is the creation of published author, Halimah Jones, ... of five. Halimah is an avid writer, her inspiration for “Fruit of the Spirit: ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 ... ... offer groceries, wearable, and more products at customers’ doorstep. According to Smart Mart, ... Smart Mart has stated to offer wearable, and customers can find clothing at ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Greenwich, Connecticut (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 ... ... to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research, education and awareness, today ... , A noted immunologist and microbiologist, Dr. Sellati has more than 20 ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... 38-Year-Old ... Aesthetic Surgery Center in Naples, Florida is pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon Kiranjeet ... Top 40 Under 40 is an annual award that was started in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/13/2017)... Sept. 13, 2017   OrthoAtlanta has been named ... Football Host Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff ... 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia ... AFHC "I,m In" campaign, participating in many activities leading up ... ...
(Date:9/9/2017)... Dealmed Medical Supplies, New York ... supplies, drugs, vaccines, and specialty medical products and services, ... to acquire Vantage Medical Supplies, a major distributor of ... New York . ... medical practices, will operate under the Dealmed name as ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... , Sept. 7, 2017 NuvoAir ... Smart Spirometer, announced today a partnership with Novartis Pharma AG ... solidifies NuvoAir,s position as the leading mobile spirometry platform and ... patients. ... test ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: