Quote Of The Year

Quotes Of The Year - Paul Shetler - "Its not Your Health Record it's a Government Record Of Your Health Information"


H. L. Mencken - "For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong."

Sunday, December 01, 2013

It Really Is Fun Seeing The Submissions Sticking To Type! As Expected Self Interest and Expertise Rule!

As of today if you follow this link there are 25 submissions that can be reviewed:


What is just glorious is how they are slanted.

Those who can profit from the PCEHR continuing are saying - sure there are a few issues but pay / fund us and we can fix them.

Those who realise just how fundamental the problems are saying just stop it or we will all go blind.

Those who really don't realise it is a lemon which the doctors do not plan ever to use are not sure if it can just roll on until the doctors - despite their concerns - come on board - or if it is an expensive farce. I back the latter.

In all three categories there are real concerns about DoHA's and NEHTA's competence, consultation and - fill in what you want to say!

It is going to be fascinating to see how the review panel sorts through the various conflicts and vested interests that are on display.

Right now this analysis is looking pretty spot on (click the link below)!


How do I teach my children and grandchildren just how this really reflects the way the world really works?  I fear it takes time and experience which means mistakes keep getting made - like the PCEHR and NEHTA itself.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It is going to be interesting to see what happens when the Indonesians (or any cyber criminal) hack the PCEHR system and display everyone's health histories in a public forum.