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It's Worse Than We Thought (Porkulus Medical Controls)
gopusa ^ | Today

Posted on 02/10/2009 6:44:04 AM PST by jessduntno

It's Worse Than We Thought By Doug Patton February 10, 2009

Perhaps it was all the hoopla about the historic nature of Barack Obama's presidency. Maybe the hype of election night and all that talk about wishing our first black president well actually made us all believe, for just a fleeting moment in time, that things would not be as bad as we feared they would be. It turns out they are worse.

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McCaughey reports that the bill calls for all medical treatments to be tracked electronically by a new federal bureaucracy known as the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, which will monitor treatments to make sure your doctor is administering what the federal government considers appropriate and cost effective health care. All this is the brain child of former Senator and disgraced tax cheat Tom Daschle, who recently had to withdraw his name from nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services.

The goal, writes McCaughey, is "to reduce costs and guide your doctor's decisions. These provisions in the stimulus bill are virtually identical to what Daschle prescribed in his 2008 book, 'Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis.' According to Daschle, doctors have to learn to give up autonomy and 'learn to operate less like solo practitioners.'"

Hospitals and doctors that are not "meaningful users" of the new system will face penalties. "Meaningful user is not defined in the bill. That will be left to the HHS secretary, who will be empowered to impose "more stringent measures of meaningful use over time."

Daschle says health care reform "will not be pain free." Seniors, he says, should be more accepting of the conditions that come with age instead of treating them. And you thought the government wouldn't ration your health care.

(Excerpt) Read more at gopusa.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; bho2009; bho44; daschle; democratcongress; democrats; health; healthcare; healthcarerationing; hhs; mccaughey; medical; obama; obamacare; porkulus; socializedmedicine; stealthcare; stimulus; stimuluswatch; technology; universalhealthcare
Ohhhhhhhh...it just keeps getting wose daily.......SOS...
1 posted on 02/10/2009 6:44:04 AM PST by jessduntno
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To: jessduntno

BTTTTT


2 posted on 02/10/2009 6:45:36 AM PST by silverleaf ("Men are not angered by mere misfortune but by misfortune conceived as injury" - Screwtape)
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To: jessduntno

Iam in a twilight zone here,,warp speed doesn’t describe what is happening.

We accept our dying I guess.


3 posted on 02/10/2009 6:46:28 AM PST by cajungirl (no)
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To: cajungirl

“What exactly is in the stimulus package that is intended to end the life of senior citizens?”

Hospitals and doctors that are not “meaningful users” of the new system will face penalties. “Meaningful user is not defined in the bill. That will be left to the HHS secretary, who will be empowered to impose “more stringent measures of meaningful use over time.”

Daschle says health care reform “will not be pain free.” Seniors, he says, should be more accepting of the conditions that come with age instead of treating them. And you thought the government wouldn’t ration your health care.


4 posted on 02/10/2009 6:48:13 AM PST by jessduntno (The bailout is "Obama's trillion-dollar debacle.")
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To: jessduntno

So, how do you like your health care reform now, Comrade?


5 posted on 02/10/2009 6:48:25 AM PST by kempster
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To: jessduntno

I always thought my days in medicine were numbered. I just didn’t think that d day was coming this soon - I figured I had a couple of years left. I will not and most of my colleagues will not practice under these conditions. Good luck finding a physician trained in this country if this passes.


6 posted on 02/10/2009 6:50:10 AM PST by Mom MD (Jesus is the Light of the world!)
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To: cajungirl

RATS on steroids. They have the votes and they know it so they are moving at warp speed to pass every liberal bill they can think of.

We are so screwed.


7 posted on 02/10/2009 6:51:26 AM PST by lone star annie
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To: jessduntno

wose or worse. Either way this is terrible.

**And you thought the government wouldn’t ration your health care.**

Everyone needs to call, fax, email their senators about this.


8 posted on 02/10/2009 6:52:50 AM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: jessduntno
Obama must look at us as all survivors of botched abortions and not worthy of resuscitation.Population control...Democrat style.
9 posted on 02/10/2009 6:54:25 AM PST by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli now reads "Oil the gun..eat the cannolis.")
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To: Mom MD

Isn’t it amazing HOW FAST things are happening?
Never did I think we’d see the day-at least not in my lifetime.
Health care is limited at best here in the hills, I can’t wait to see what happens when this abomination kicks in.
God bless you,Mom MD-hang in there!


10 posted on 02/10/2009 6:59:40 AM PST by ozark hilljilly (I don't even think I think!)
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To: jessduntno

A warning from the GOP....right.


11 posted on 02/10/2009 7:00:34 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: jessduntno
U. S. Senate

Melt the lines!

Toll free capital switchboard numbers are:

800-965-4701
800-828-0498

Call/fax/email your senator about this!

12 posted on 02/10/2009 7:00:57 AM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: jessduntno

Why Can’t the GOP put pressure on those three senators. I don’t understand anything anymore.


13 posted on 02/10/2009 7:01:02 AM PST by Hildy
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To: ozark hilljilly

It is happening way too fast. I am sure that part of the plan was for there to be so many things going on that we couldn’t even begin to counter them all. As we find out more and more, I am sure that some of the worst cans of worms haven’t even been discovered yet.


14 posted on 02/10/2009 7:02:43 AM PST by madinmadtown (BO stinks..)
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To: jessduntno
Introducing:

The National Director of Elder-kill.

15 posted on 02/10/2009 7:04:29 AM PST by paulycy ("I WON! OBEY ME!!!")
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To: jessduntno
Daschle says health care reform "will not be pain free." Seniors, he says, should be more accepting of the conditions that come with age instead of treating them.

Little tommy collectivist should hope that seniors don't develop a case of SDS (Socialist Derangement Syndrome) and wipe out that plague.

16 posted on 02/10/2009 7:05:43 AM PST by PGalt
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To: madinmadtown

This “thing” is almost 800 pages, as I understand. (a cool billion per page?)
No one, even an Evelyn Woods speed reader grad, can fully read and comprehend this bill in less than 12 hours! And yet that is what they seem to be doing.
Christ, even one sentence of it, that a FReeper posted here yesterday, went on for forever and made no sense whatsoever!


17 posted on 02/10/2009 7:09:27 AM PST by ozark hilljilly (I don't even think I think!)
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To: Hildy; All

“Why Can’t the GOP put pressure on those three senators. I don’t understand anything anymore.”

Over time, most governments in the history of civilization have been destroyed by external and/or internal enemies.

“How to Identify Legal Plunder”...

But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.

Then abolish this law without delay, for it is not only an evil itself, but also it is a fertile source for further evils because it invites reprisals. If such a law — which may be an isolated case — is not abolished immediately, it will spread, multiply, and develop into a system.

“Legal Plunder Has Many Names”...

Now, legal plunder can be committed in an infinite number of ways. Thus we have an infinite number of plans for organizing it: tariffs, protection, benefits, subsidies, encouragements, progressive taxation, public schools, guaranteed jobs, guaranteed profits, minimum wages, a right to relief, a right to the tools of labor, free credit, and so on, and so on. All these plans as a whole — with their common aim of legal plunder — constitute socialism.

http://bastiat.org/en/the_law.html#SECTION_G1809


18 posted on 02/10/2009 7:16:07 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Hildy

Because those three Senators won’t listen. One of the Senate aides said the same thing happened with Jeffords. All three could jump and their states would not mind especially the two women from Maine which is a Dem state to begin with. How do you pressure someone when they have nothing to lose? If they were with the majority, they could name their price.


19 posted on 02/10/2009 7:18:34 AM PST by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER! Sam Bradford Heisman! LetsGetThisRight.com RED STATE Oklahoma Republican)
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To: jessduntno

My Dr. warned me of this just before the election. He said after a certain age to be determined by the government, procedures and treatments would not be paid for by Medicare. Pray for a healthy old age for yourself.

But we will take care of all illegals in this country with no questions asked.


20 posted on 02/10/2009 7:24:20 AM PST by Hattie
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To: cajungirl

I am accepting of my own mortality, as well as that of the nation we once knew.


21 posted on 02/10/2009 7:34:14 AM PST by Canedawg ( I object to taxation without proper representation.)
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To: PhiKapMom

Do we have freepers in Maine?


22 posted on 02/10/2009 7:45:54 AM PST by Hildy
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To: PGalt

“. . . the bill calls for all medical treatments to be tracked electronically by a new federal bureaucracy known as the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, which will monitor treatments to make sure your doctor is administering what the federal government considers appropriate and cost effective health care.”


Got that? Again: “ . . . medical treatments to be tracked electronically. . . .”

Got it? Good.

I used to laugh at the tinfoil helmet army. More and more I laugh less and less. From another thead:

Everyone got the part in the bill and again in last night’s infomercial about the “electronic medical records, right?

Hmmm. . . . “Chips and triage.” Sounds like a new appetizer at Applebees’s. (/s)

“A Survey of RFID in
the Medical Industry
With Emphasis on Applications to
Surgery and Surgical Devices

Mike Mowry
June 9, 2008

(cut)

3.2.1 The Need for Tracking within Hospitals

There are several compelling reasons to use RFID technology to track doctors, nurses and
patients inside hospitals. By tracking doctors on a real time basis, a hospital can ensure that
there is always a sufficient number of doctors in any given area of a hospital to take care of
potential emergencies. Although there are usually far more nurses than doctors and the above
justification does not likely apply to nurses, it is still equally justifiable to track nurses. A primary
need for this information is in the event of an infectious disease outbreak. For instance, RFID
tracking of healthcare personnel became an important tool in fighting the outbreak of SARS in
eastern Asia in 2003 [2]. In hospitals in which all staff was tracked using RFID, all staff
members who came into close contact with a SARS patient were able to be quickly identified
and appropriately treated [2].

Privacy concerns may potentially make it more difficult to justify using RFID to track patients, but
there can certainly be some very real benefits to such tracking. For instance, if every patient in
a hospital wears an RFID tag, his/her medical records can be placed in a central database
which could be accessed by any authorized doctor or nurse. Additionally, a hospital that tags its
A Survey of RFID in the Medical Industry Mike Mowry 5

patients could be alerted if a patient wanders into a potentially dangerous area. Furthermore,
RFID tagging of patients could ensure that elderly patients do not wander away from a facility
and that infants are not removed from a hospital without authorization. “

(cut)

http://www.winmec.ucla.edu/rfid/course/2008s/Final_project_Mike_Mowry.pdf

and

http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleprint/2536/-1/1

and

http://www.verichipcorp.com/news/1153351495


23 posted on 02/10/2009 7:48:59 AM PST by shoutingandpointing
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To: Canedawg

I am accepting of my mortality just not in any hurry to exercise my acceptance.


24 posted on 02/10/2009 8:16:11 AM PST by cajungirl (no)
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To: shoutingandpointing

Thanks. Interesting. We the people should demand that the 535 in congress have RFID tags and GPS chips implanted in them.


25 posted on 02/10/2009 8:21:24 AM PST by PGalt
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To: jessduntno

MSM = 100% Feces


26 posted on 02/10/2009 9:33:15 AM PST by Vaduz
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