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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Improved Quality, Reduced Cost - NOT!

Just in case you think that the government has an interest in doing things efficiently:

We could have improved the quality and reduced the cost of the healthcare system by $900 billion…I said we would do it for free to prove that it works. They turned us down.

–Samuel J. Palmisano, the Chairman of the Board and CEO of IBM

Hat Tip (and video link for quote): John Goodman's Health Policy Blog