Musings on President Obama and his speech to the AMATags: Healthcare Reform, H-IT, Obama, AMA, EHR, Tort Reform
You did not enter this profession to be bean-counters and paper-pushers. You entered this profession to be healers – and that's what our health care system should let you be.
- President Barack Obama, Speech to the AMA, June 15, 2009, Chicago, IL
Today, Obama was as sincere and charismatic as we have come to expect. In his speech to the AMA he was able to address many of the topics and issues facing the U.S. healthcare system. Of the points addressed, I was particularly interested in his views on tort reform, implementation of electronic health records, and improving health care by making physicians better doctors.Read more » « Collapse