Tag Archive for ‘2012 elections’

2012 elections: $6 billion status quo

This article provides an overview of the 2012 national elections and explores their effect on surgery. It also describes the impact of increased campaign spending, the role of the ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC, and ways surgeons can get involved in the political process.

Why the 2012 elections matter to you—the surgeon

Voting on key health policy-related issues, particularly from the surgeon’s perspective, this election year will help ensure that patients have access to the best-quality surgical care. This article examines issues such as quality improvement and medical liability reform and why surgeons should take the time to educate both colleagues and patients on these topics.


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