A failure of leadership, a ducking of responsibility, or Don’t #LetToddWork

From The Wall Street Journal: White House Tech Team Missed Health-Site Alert Obama ‘SWAT’ Outfit Failed to Act After Federal Exchange Landed on the High-Risk List By Gautham Nagesh | Updated Nov. 12, 2013 10:20 p.m. ET Even before he took office in 2009, President Barack Obama knew the government had problems with technology. So …

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What could possibly go wrong?

Remember: part of the President’s oh-so-wise health care plan is the requirement that all of our medical records be converted into electronic form. This is (supposedly) to allow physicians to check on your medical history if you have switched doctors or other providers, and these records would be available, over the internet, with the appropriate …

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Cumulonimbus + AgI = ??

A dark cloud follows him wherever he goes. Every cloud has a silver lining. Farmers obviously need rain for their crops, so there are some who resort to cloud seeding, adding silver iodide to the clouds to try to force rain out of them. But it’s a bad idea to seed a thunderstorm cloud. Cumulonimbus …

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We told you so

It has been a while — since the old blog, I believe — since Wagonwheel used the phrase “bending the cost curve downward” when he wrote about the Affordable Care Act. Now, it seems as though the cost curve is getting bent alright, but not in the direction our Democrat from Delaware told us: March …

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There will always be a good reason to open the curtain of privacy

But it is never a good enough reason. From this morning’s Philadelphia Inquirer: Health-record privacy impeding medical research By Melissa Dribben, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer Kathryn Segesser says she believes the current thinking about eating disorders may be wrong. Segesser suspects that for centuries, anorexia and bulimia have afflicted both men and women. She would …

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