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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

iprazhm Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 8:51 AM
We must consider that the gov wants control of our medical records for reasons other than cutting costs. When Hitler was in power, he used medical records to find those individuals who were weak, sickly physically or mentally so he could rid the world of them in the ovens, for horrific experimentation or firing squad. IBM was the company used by Hitler's gov to create the process by which paper forms could be mechanically counted to quickly document individuals for categorization during the Holocaust. Just a little food for thought.
iprazhm Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 9:02 AM
IBM Archives: Exhibits: Hystory of IBM: 1880s ... Although IBM was incorporated in the state of New York on June 16, 1911 as the Computing- Tabulating- Recording Company (C-T-R), its origins can be traced back to developments at the close of the 19th century.

Here's more evidence that government "cures" are inevitably worse than the "diseases" they seek to wipe out. Buried in the trillion-dollar stimulus law of 2009 was an electronic medical records "incentive" program. Like most of President Obama's health care rules, this top-down electronic record-sharing scheme is a big fat bust.

Oversight is lax. Cronyism is rife. The job-killing and privacy-undermining consequences have only just begun.

The program was originally sold as a cost-saving measure. In theory, modernizing record-collection is a good idea, and many private health care providers have already made the change. But as with many government "incentive" programs,...