The Doctor Dynamic
Interesting article in today's New York Times on how the structure of doctors' businesses affects their politics:
As doctors move from being employers to employees, their politics often take a leftward turn. This helps explain why the American Medical Association — long opposed to health care reforms — gave at least a tepid endorsement to Mr. Obama's overhaul effort.
Gordon H. Smith, executive vice president of the Maine Medical Association, said that his organization had changed from being like a chamber of commerce to being like a union.
by Editor | Mar 26, 2010 at 8:20 am
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