Foreseeable and (perhaps) Intended Consequences of our Health Care Law

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Foreseeable and (perhaps) Intended Consequences of our Health Care Law Of late, PPACA (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) has come under fire from employers, employees, doctors, patients, and legislators. Having followed Congresswoman Pelosi’s admonition to “pass it so we could find out what’s in it,” the world has come to conclude that PPACA does not protect patients, is … Read More

Save the date ..Save the Country

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We’re meeting in San Diego on May 5-6 and hope to collaborate with doctors from all over the country who desperately want to get back to the business of medicine and take care of our patients. Read the 10 commandments and give us your feedback. What do YOU think is most important when talking about reforming our health care delivery … Read More

Taking back the profession

Marcy ZwellingGeneral, Health ReformLeave a Comment

The past several weeks of political debate have been painful for me as I’m sure they have for anyone who believes in liberty.  It is time that someone grab the national microphone and put this political debate back on track.  We could use  Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as an example of focused inspired leadership.  Tonight the Prime Minister made it … Read More

my letter to the editor: WSJ

Marcy ZwellingHealth Reform, Uncategorized1 Comment

Medicare Reform Requires that Americans take Personal Responsibility I am thrilled that there is bipartisan discussion about Medicare reform.  Paul Ryan and Ron Wyden should be commended for their efforts.  But, as big as this reform may seem, it does not transform Medicare or our healthcare delivery system.  It is not the solution to the question, “How do we create a … Read More

Regulators and doctors must work together to ensure safety of biologic medicines

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Regulators and doctors must work together to ensure safety of biologic medicines By Dr. Marcy Zwelling-Aamot, chairperson of the Board of the American Academy of Private Physicians (AAPP) – 12/15/11 04:41 PM ET The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding an important public meeting today on its proposed biosimilar user fee program recommendations.  This meeting is a major step … Read More

Medicare’s Economic Reality: Not Sustainable

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It’s December and once again Congress must decide how it is going to pay America’s doctors.  The Sustainable Growth Rate, the formula the government uses to formulate the payment rate has been found to not be sustainable at all. This is only one problem with financing our healthcare delivery system but every year in December, it becomes a pressing issue. … Read More

Do not worry about radioactivity … watch videos..

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a video message on youtube… just click below here is a video about the radioactivity in japan .. pretty powerful … I hope this hopes to curb your fears.. have a great week… Marcy Fear the Media Meltdown, Not the Nuclear One (UPDATED) Relax: this is not another Chernobyl or Three Mile Island, and I’ll tell you exactly why. The … Read More