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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

JudithBG Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 8:45 AM
Do you enjoy making a fool out of yourself? Spreading horse manure sure must be tough. Let us know how you feel about obama-man's healthcare when you first experience poor medical service because of lack of time. Do you really think that the medical profession is going to be able to sooth the deficits of this ridiculous program. What's really going to ham string hospitals is when the RN's walk away and work in a doctor's office just to escape the insanity of this kind of dubious care.

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,...