Well, first of all a lot of his information has been made public by the news in the last few years, but I guess he’s worried about more slipping out there. I don’t think Rush needs to be as concerned about the software as perhaps he might be about his own activities and how the other information got out there to begin with.
He further got it wrong suggesting there would be one big data base, which is not the business plan at all, the plan is to make current systems communicate and interchange information. In a related story today, medical records were taken from a doctor’s car that belonged at the hospital, so go figure that one. What were those paper charts doing in the car, also being they were paper, is there a back up? Electronic records are backed up. Education of all citizens is still one big chore that needs to begin soon and maybe we can start with Rush. BD
As the Senate prepares to vote on its paired down version of the recovery package, Rush Limbaugh is still inventing reasons to oppose its passage. Today on his radio show, Limbaugh zeroed in on a $20 billion portion of the bill devoted to increasing the use of health care IT. Limbaugh warned, “Your medical treatments will be tracked electronically by a federal system” and declared that this and similar health care provisions have “nothing to do with stimulus but have everything to do with advancing the liberal agenda”: