Tea Party docs slam AMA; HHS issues reminders for ADA compliance;

> A founder of the National Doctors Tea Party is accusing the American Medical Association of putting profits before its members' interests by supporting healthcare reform, reports the The Hill. "The people and doctors of America have been betrayed by self-serving medical leaders," San Diego anesthesiologist Adam Dorin writes in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Article

> Some practices are misinformed about steps they need to take to provide access to patients with mobility disabilities under the Americans With Disabilities Act. For example, did you know that examining patients who can't get up onto an examining table in their wheelchairs is a no-no? Guidance

> There is no quick fix on the horizon for practices dealing with severe physician shortages, but MD News offers a number of strategies to cope. Article

> In North Carolina, a former family practice manager has been arrested for allegedly embezzling more than $1.2 million during her 11-year employment, reports the Star newspaper. Article

> Concierge medicine may be becoming increasingly attractive to underpaid and overworked physicians, but it's not for everyone. Becker's Hospital Review presents five questions docs considering retainer medicine should ask themselves before making the switch. Article

And Finally... Canadian doc puts a little magic into kids' visits. Article