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Government's Laws of Unintended Consequences

cooperster Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 3:26 AM
Of course you must know that while a few of the many studies, to date, seeking to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of electronic medical records equivocal, 92% of the studies confirm cost effectiveness. http://www.formtek.com/blog/?p=2869
Pennsylvania Voter Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 8:46 AM
Coop. Your argument is full of gaping holes.....Businesses that sale these systems and the government agencies that promote them are all supportive and have a conflict of interest so their opinions are irrelevant. The only opinion that counts is the end user health care businesses that use them to run profitable businesses. Their opinion is that they are not worth it. Read your own references more carefully.
Marc_H Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 7:16 AM
hey skippy
i work for a hospital
computers are only as good as the people using them

and we won;t talk about hacking...

hard to hack into paper records
cooperster Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 8:02 AM
hey matey, are you the environmental engineer?
Properly used.....big savings.

Obviously "proper training" can not be over emphasized.

One of the most disturbing problems about the specter of handing our nation's health care over to the government under ObamaCare is the fact that government regulations frequently have unintended consequences, totally unforeseen by the bureaucratic geniuses alight with the ambition to control our lives.

One example is the "healthy lunch" intiative pushed through with the patronage of Michelle Obama. It costs more than what students were eating before, there's more waste, and students are going hungry. Some of the food, not to put too fine a point on it, sounds gross.  Not exactly what everyone had in mind, is...