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Nov 02, 2012, 05:15 ET DOCTORS RUN NAT'L ADS: A Heart-to-Heart Letter with Voters, says DPMA

What began as a "what-if" conversation starting with "SOMEONE should tell the voters what we think" has, in 3 days, turned into a national doctors'...


Jun 28, 2012, 08:09 ET Physicians React To PPACA SCOTUS Decision: DPMA Virtual News Conference 3pm ET

The following is being released by the Doctor Patient Medical Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120607/DC21244LOGO) EVENT:...


Jun 28, 2012, 03:14 ET Doctors: SCOTUS Ruling a Disaster in Slow Motion; Doctors Will Bail & Patients Will Lose, Says DPMA

The Doctor Patient Medical Association issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling from Kathryn Serkes, DPMA Chairman and...


Jun 27, 2012, 01:34 ET Doctors Say SCOTUS Ruling on Health Care Largely Irrelevant, DPMA Survey

No matter what way the Supreme Court rules on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, doctors say that it will have little impact on...


Jun 07, 2012, 04:40 ET New National Doctors' Poll from DPMA: What's Really Wrong with Medicine, Who's to Blame and What Will Fix It

Nine out of 10 doctors say medicine is on the wrong track, most think about quitting and find it hard to practice ethical medicine. They say...


Nov 04, 2011, 08:17 ET NEW DPMA PHYSICIAN POLL SHOWS OBAMACARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INCREASING PESSIMISM ABOUT MEDICINE: "I would not advise children or grandchildren to go into medicine"

Physicians are increasingly pessimistic about the future of medicine since passage of Obamacare, and are now reluctant to advise their own children...


Mar 19, 2010, 04:45 ET LEFT & RIGHT AGREE HEALTH CARE MANDATE SHOULD BE KILLED; Passage Would Be Victory for Insurance Companies; Unprecedented Left/Right Coalition Representing Millions Sends Letter to Congress Calling for Defeat

Today, more than 40 groups running the political spectrum from the far left to the far right sent a letter to Members of Congress opposing the...


Mar 18, 2010, 10:18 ET MORE CITIZEN ACTIONS PLANNED THROUGH WEEKEND: Unprecedented TEA Party & Grassroots Coalition Aligns to 'Kill The Bill'; Rally Saturday at Capitol, Other Events Across Country

An unprecedented coalition of grassroots and "tea party" groups is launching the final push before a possible vote by the House. Coming together...


Feb 26, 2010, 03:30 ET State Legislators Respond to White House Health Care Summit With Their Own 'Virtual' Summit, Fri. Feb 26 at 12:30 pm

More than 25 state legislators from across the country will hold their own "virtual" health care summit on Friday, Feb. 26 at 12:30 p.m. to respond...