Get jobs and better care: tell your doctor to get a computer!
The stimulus bill contains $21 billion for health information technology. Just $3 billion goes for the actual tech. The remaining $18 billion is rewards for hospitals that put the tech to work providing better care. Now on the one hand, you can argue this is the government telling doctors how to practice medicine. On the other hand, it's carrot, not stick. (Carrots are certainly healthier than pork.)
Also to the good, some CEOs estimate a $10 billion investment in health IT could generate 200,000 jobs. Good jobs. High-paying computer jobs. DSU grad jobs. Get to it, Congress!
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