NPA in the News – 2012

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  • “Dems and Republicans Block Prevention of Firearm Violence,” Huffington Post (12/27/2012)
  • NPA President on Texas Radio Network via KLRD re gun violence prevention(12/26/2012)
  • “Overtreatment Still a Problem in Healthcare,” MedPage Today (12/26/2012)
  • “National Physicians Alliance Calls for Assault Weapons Ban and Sensible Gun Control,” The Paramus Post (12/21/2012)
  • “Dr. Jeff Huebner:  Best for state to develop local insurance exchange”, Wisconsin State Journal (11/16/12)
  • “Toure: ‘Obamacare is here to stay,” The Cycle (11/14/2012)
  • “Create Health Exchange”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, (11/11/2012)
  • “Dr. Drew, Glaxo & Physician Payment Sunshine Act,” American Law Journal TV (11/9/2012)
  • “Intrusion,” San Antonio Express News (11/5/2012)
  • “Annette John-Hall: Sexist views worthy of cave men in election season,” Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed (10/26/2012)
  • “For Bay State ‘modest meals’ are in the eye of the beholder,” Medical Marketing and Media (10/25/2012)
  • “A rep of the NPA speaks about her patients at Occupy NYC Rally,” USTREAM (10/22/2012)
  • “Critique of Affordable Care Act was ill-informed,” Springfield Sun, op-ed by NPA President Valerie Arkoosh (10/14/2012)
  • “Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Our Rehab Patients,” by Ashlee M. Goldsmith, MD,  PM&R Residents (9/2012)
  • “America’s Health Worker Mismatch,” New York Times, op-ed by NPA board member Kate Tulenko (9/13/2012)
  • “My Child’s Perfect School Lunch,” MomsRising Blog (9/6/2012)
  • “Don’t go to Bill Frist’s doctor,” The League of Ordinary Gentlemen Blog (8/30/2012)
  • “Lessons From Oak Creek’s Youngest First Responders,” Huffington Post (8/21/2012)
  • “Health reform truly needed,” Erie Times-News (7/21/2012)
  • “Analizan los efectos del ‘Obamacare’ en Illinois,” LaRaza, NPA member Ilan Shapiro interviewed (7/20/2012)
  • “Providers must exercise ‘good stewardship’ in cost-care balancing act,” Fierce Healthcare (7/18/2012)
  • “N.J. should go after extra Medicaid funding in upheld U.S. health law,” Gloucester County Voices, NJ.com (7/15/2012)
  • “Less is more in lower back pain (now tell the patient that),” ACP Internist (7/11/2012)
  • “State House News – Patrick mulls gift ban law changes,” State House News Service (7/6/2012)
  • “Arguments Brew at State Level Over Medicaid Expansion,” PBS NewsHour, NPA board member Basim Khan interviewed (7/5/2012)
  • “Health care ruling is a good thing,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, op-ed by NPA board member Mark Ryan (7/5/2012)
  • “Intenso debate sobre el fallo de la corte suprema en favor del plan de salud del presidente Obama, mas conocido como el Obamacare,” interview with NPA member Dr. Ilan Shapiro, Accion Hispana, Informacion Util para la cumunidad hispana del Suroeste de Florida. Also aired on multiple stations including: WPPN PASION 106.7 FM, WOJO QUE BUENA 105.1FM, WRTO LA TREMENDA, WVIV MAXIMA 93.5& 103.1FM (7/5/2012)
  • “Health Care Is a Human Right,” Air Occupy, NPA board member Mark Ryan interviewed (7/3/2012)
  • “Explaining the Affordable Care Act: Separating Fact from Fiction,” WMNF 88.5 FM (7/2/2012)
  • “Dr. Jeff Huebner: Ruling saves lives of millions of Americans,” The Cap Times, op-ed by NPA member Jeff Huebner (7/1/2012)
  • “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: No Rhetoric, Just the Facts,” Community Oncology: The Journal of Clinical Issues in Community Practice, review by NPA President Valerie Arkoosh (June 2012)
  • “Doctors Support Court’s Ruling on ACA,” TopNews (6/30/2012)
  • “Doctors’ Groups Applaud Health Care Ruling” ABC News (6/29/2012)
  • “U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare: A physician’s perspective,” The Seattle Times, LTE by NPA board member David Evans (6/29/2012)
    • Cross-posted in The Bend Bulletin (7/8/2012)
  • “Dear Ms. Patient, Great Things are Happening,” SFGate, blog post by NPA board member Ricky Choi (6/29/2012)
    • Cross-posted at Huffington Post
  • “Letters to the editor, June 30,” SFGate, LTE by NPA member Trudy Singzon (6/29/2012)
  • “Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law: Physicians’ Group Praises Ruling,” The Paramus Post (6/29/2012)
  • “What impact will ruling have on health care? Part 2,” Fox News, NPA member Cathleen London interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “What impact will ruling have on health care? Part 1,” Fox News, NPA member Cathleen London interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “¿Cómo lo afectará la reforma de salud?” Telemundo Washington DC, NPA member Sanjeev Sriram interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “How will the individual mandate affect health care?” MSNBC’s The Cycle (6/28/2012)
  • “Supreme Court health care ruling brings relief for some, anxiety for others,” CBS News, NPA President-Elect Cheryl Bettigole interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “Oakland: Different factors to impact how health care law affects Californians,” KTVU Fox San Francisco, NPA board member Ricky Choi interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “Health Law’s Survival Means More Demand for Fewer Doctors,” WSJ Health Blog (6/28/2012)
  • “Supreme Court ruling on health care to have huge San Bernardino County effects,” San Bernardino County Sun, NPA member Faisal Qazi quoted (6/28/2012)
  • “Understanding the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare,” Doctor’s Note, blog post by NPA President-Elect Cheryl Bettigole (6/28/2012)
  • TV segment, Lou Dobbs Tonight, NPA member Cathleen London interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “What the health care ruling means for you,” KGO ABC San Francisco, NPA board member Ricky Choi interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “Supreme Court calls it, reform has no„limits!” Qazi Blog, blog post by NPA member Faisal Qazi (6/28/2012)
  • Radio segment, WLS 980AM Chicago, NPA member Cathleen London interviewed (6/28/2012)
  • “A closer look at health care reform,” Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel (6/27/2012)
  • “Dr. Sanjeev Sriram on Fox 5,” WTTG Fox 5 News (6/27/2012)
  • “How Hospitals Can Help Get Out The Vote,” Health Affairs Blog, post by NPA board member Rishi Manchanda (6/27/2012)
  • “Disclosure can address doctors’ conflicts of interest,” Philadelphia Inquirer, op-ed by NPA member and director of Pew Prescription Project Daniel Carlat (6/26/2012)
  • Radio segment, The Sean Hannity Show, NPA member Cathleen London interviewed (6/25/2012)
  • “Industry and Academic Medicine: What Does the Future Hold?” UConn Today Blog (6/22/2012)
  • “Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown arrive at California budget deal,” Tri-Valley Times, NPA board member Ricky Choi interviewed (6/21/2012)
  • “Senior wellness, prevention at the health of Medicare changes,” The Daily Journal, NPA President-Elect Cheryl Bettigole interviewed (6/20/2012)
  • “Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, President of the National Physicians Alliance,” WESU 88.1 FM Conversations on Health Care (6/13/2012)
  • “My Visit to the White House,” Huffington Post, NPA board member Ricky Choi (6/8/2012)
  • “New Review Supports Recommendation to Curb Imaging for Low Back Pain,” PT in Motion: News Now (6/8/2012)
  • “Routine imaging for low back pain continues, despite risks and advice,” MinnPost (6/6/2012)
  • “3 Medical Tests Doctors Often Order When They Shouldn’t,” TestCountry.com Blog (6/6/2012)
  • “Doctors often order tests and recommend drugs or procedures when they shouldn’t,” Washington Post (6/4/2012)
  • “American Academy of Family Physicians Releases ‘Top 5’ List of Possibly Overused Tests and Procedures,” HealthCanal.com (6/4/2012)
  • “How to save $7 Billion in five easy steps,” Managed Healthcare Executive (6/1/2012)
  • “Casting more light on doctors’ financial ties may be delayed,” News Works, NPA member Daniel Carlat quoted (6/1/2012)
  • “They Paved Paradise And Put Up A Parking Lot,” Health Affairs, article by NPA member Cameron Page (6/2012)
  • “Are the Top 5 Recommendations Enough to Improve Clinical Practice?” (Comment on “Application of ‘Less is More’ to Low Back Pain”), Archives of Internal Medicine (6/2012)
  • “Conflicts of Interest in Health Care,” Where We Live, NPA member Stephen Smith interviewed (5/2/2012)
  • “Physicians With Conflicts of Interest,” Health Affairs (4/20120)
  • “Choosing Wisely’ list is about good judgement, not curtailing care, medical societies say,” American Medical News (4/16/2012)
  • “First, stop doing harm,” The Palm Beach Post (4/13/2012)
  • “Do fewer medical tests equal rationing care?” The Palm Beach Post Blog (4/12/2012)
  • “ABIM Choosing Wisely Project Underway,” HiTech  Answers (4/9/2012)
  • “Common Sense Rules! Cutting Waste In Health Care,” Forbes (4/6/2012)
  • “American Academy of Family Physicians Releases ‘Top 5’ List of Possibly Overused Tests and Procedures,” HealthCanal.com (4/6/2012)
  • “45 Medical Tests You Might Not Need,” Philadelphia Magazine (4/4/2012)
  • “Choosing Wisely,” JAMA (4/4/2012)
  • “Doctors Say 45 Common Tests ‘Overused,” MedPage Today (4/4/2012)
  • “Week of April 1,” For Your Ears Only (On Air), NPA board member Ricky Choi interviewed (4/1/2012)
  • “Many oppose health care act, and many don’t know its benefits,” Baltimore Sun, NPA members Scott Krugman and Ari Silver-Isenstadt quoted (4/1/2012)
    • Cross-posted at Kentucky.com
  • “Affordable Care Act already proving its value,” pressofAtlanticCity, op-ed by NPA member Aaron Hoffman (3/29/2012)
  • “Healthcare Reform, Seniors and the Supreme Court,” NCPSSM (3/28/2012)
  • “Readers Make the Case for Obamacare in NY,” Crain’s NY business.com (3/28/2012)
  • “Affordable Care Act best chance in generations to improve health care,” Cap Times (3/28/2012)
  • “Physician, breast cancer survivor rally for health care law,” Fox News, NPA member Michael Newman interviewed (3/27/2012)
  • “Emotions Run High During ‘Obamacare’ Arguments,” CBN, NPA member Cameron Page quoted (3/27/2012)
  • “National Hispanic Medical Association Urges the U.S. Supreme Court to Support the Individual Insurance Mandate to Increase Healthy Communities,” Market Watch (3/27/2012)
    • Cross-posted at The Sacramento Bee
    • Cross-posted at Hispanically Speaking News
  • “Si Barack Obama pierde, no habrá tenido ningún logro,” Milenio Online, NPA member Scott Krugman quoted (3/27/2012)
  • “Futuro da reforma da saúde de Obama joga-se no Supremo Tribunal,” Maputo, NPA member Scott Krugman quoted (3/27/2012)
  • “Supreme Court begins three days of hearings on Obama’s health care overhaul plan,” Philly.com, NPA member Ari Silver-Isenstadt quoted (3/27/2012)
    • Cross-posted at Insurance News
  • “La Asociación Nacional Médica Hispana insta a la Suprema Corte de los EE.UU. a respaldar el mandato de seguro individual para incrementar las comunidades saludables,” El Extra (3/27/2012)
  • “‘The People’ stage their own health care debate,” BBC News, NPA member Trudy Singzon quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Outside Court, Protesters Face Off Over ‘Obamacare’,” NPR, NPA member Cameron Page quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Outside the Supreme Court,” P2012 Race for the White House, NPA member Ari Silver-Isenstadt quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Justices Ready to Move to Heart of Health Case,” ABC news video, NPA member David Grande interviewed  (3/26/2012)
  • “David Savage Preview of Health Care Law Oral Arguments,” C-SPAN Washington Journal, NPA member Michael Newman interviewed (3/26/2012); start at 01:20
  • “Physician Supports Health-Care Law,” Fox Business, NPA member Ari Silver-Isenstadt interviewed (3/26/2012)
  • “Couverture santé: la réforme d’Obama entame son oral devant la Cour suprême,” Menara.com, NPA member Scott Krugman quoted (3/26/2012)
    • Cross-posted at Tiwinoo
    • Cross-posted at La Côte
    • Cross-posted at Nord Eclair
  • “The Jack Rice Show – Dr. Alex Blum,” AM 950 on USTREAM, NPA board member Alex Blum interviewed (3/26/2012)
  • “Supreme Court Hearings On Health Care Reform Begin With Tax Rule Debate,” NY 1, NPA member Cameron Page quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Supreme Court opens health case hearing,” Philly.com, NPA member Ari Silver-Isenstadt quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Justices ready to move to heart of health case,” WPVI ABC Philadelphia, NPA member David Grande quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Outside the Court, Activists Argue Their Case,” Wall Street Journal, NPA member Ari Silver-Isenstadt quoted (3/26/2012)
    • Linked at KDFW Fox 4
  • “Que en la sanidad mande también el libre mercado,” El País, NPA member Trudy Singzon quoted (3/26/2012)
    • Cross-posted at Extension Informativa
  • “Rancorous health care debate outside top US court,” AFP, NPA member Cameron Page quoted (3/26/2012)
  • “Though imperfect, the Affordable Care Act is a foundation for health care reform,” OregonLive.com, op-ed by NPA board member and Vice-President of Policy James Scott (3/26/2012)
  • “Treatment of Mild to Moderate Sinusitis,” Archives of Internal Medicine (3/26/2012)
  • “Happy Birthday, Affordable Care Act, and a wish for many more,” Baltimore Sun, LTE by NPA member Ari Silver-Isenstadt (3/26/2012)
  • “So That’s Why They Didn’t Get Better!” Archives of Internal Medicine (3/26/2012)
  • “Too much medical care is unhealthy,” Roanoke Times (3/25/2012)
    • Cross-posted at Huffington Post
  • “A Lot to Lose in Health Reform Case,” Philadelphia Inquirer, op-ed by NPA member Ouida Brown (3/23/2012)
  • “Health Reform Year Two: Tens of Millions Served,” SFGate, op-ed by NPA board member Ricky Choi (3/23/2012)
  • “Consumers Digest Discovers Pharma Influence over Medicine,” Hooked: Ethics, Medicine, and Pharma (3/23/2012)
  • “Facebook chat with Dr. Ari Silver-Isenstadt of National Physicians Alliance,” MomsRising.org (3/23/2012)
  • “What’s at Stake – No, Who’s at Stake in the Great Supreme Court Case?” Huffington Post, op-ed by NPA board member Jennifer Ng’andu (3/22/2012)
    • Cross-posted National Council of La Raza
  • “Celebrate Two Years of Health Care Act,” Wisconsin State Journal, op-ed by NPA member Jeff Huebner (3/22/2012)
  • “Maine Voices: Nation and its citizens can’t afford to lose protection of Affordable Care Act,” The Portland Press Herald, op-ed by NPA member Aaron Hoffman
  • “Health Care Reform is Succeeding,” The Virginian-Pilot, op-ed by NPA board member Mark Ryan (3/22/2012)
  • “Members in the News: Valerie Arkoosh,” Women Donors Network (3/21/2012)
  • “Support for Health Care Reform Law,” CT Post (3/20/2012)
  • “Health Care Discussion,” The Martha Stewart Show (3/19/2012)
  • “Movement to Promote Good Stewardship of Medical Resources Gains Momentum,” JAMA (3/7/2012)
  • “Under the Influence: How Doctors are Courted by Drugmakers,” Consumer Digest (March/April 2012)
  • “It’s Enough to Make You Sick,” Consumer Digest (March/April 2012)
  • “Splinter Medical Groups Urge High Court to Avoid Mandate,” MedScape (2/22/2012)
  • Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, NPA President, interviewed on Majority Report with Sam Seder (2/21/2012); minutes 6:17 – 17:30
  • “Health Care Reform Was the Tea Party’s First Defeat,” Huffington Post (2/2/2012)
    • Cross-posted new deal 2.0
  • “States ask Supreme Court to stop Medicaid expansion,” American Medical News (1/30/2012)
  • “My Voice: Planned pregnancy needs role, too,” Argus Leader (1/24/2012)
    • Cross-posted South Dakota Planned Parenthood Advocate
  • “Too many tests? Routine checks getting second look,” AP (1/23/2012)
    • Linked at LifeHealthPro
  • “Medical specialties to develop list of unnecessary procedures,” American Medical News (1/9/2012)

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