Big Brother Is Fishing in Your Medical Records because Drugs

If you think your medical records are private, your Federal government disagrees with you. Mark Horne has posted that, by requiring electronic medical records, the government is setting itself up to have access to all our health information. Here is circumstantial evidence that he is right, as reported at Rare.us: “The DEA is rummaging around thousands of people’s medical files without warrants.” DEA, as you probably know, stands for Drug Enforcement Administration—a Federal agency. The Read more […]

Electronic Records: Convenience for Big Brother

The government may have bad motives for mandating electronic records. Recently I’ve heard stories on the radio about the need for doctors and other medical professionals to convert their paper filing systems into electronic records. It seems there are both grants available to help with expenses in making the conversion and even fines for those who resist the process. All paper needs to be converted to data for “the cloud.” These stories take for granted that there is nothing but an upside Read more […]