Special report: Is quality healthcare slipping away?

Everyone seems to have their own story about how the Affordable Care Act has affected them. People complain about the increases in the cost of health insurance and that doctors are not providing the care they need.

The Washington Examiner spoke to six active medical practitioners to find out how it's changing the way they care for patients. Their responses point consistently to the gradual decline in the quality and availability of medical treatment in America.

Government-mandated electronic records: Not safe or useful

All of the doctors pointed out the problems and costs associated with the push to require doctors' offices and hospitals to use electronic medical records, which began in the 2009 Obama stimulus bill. That legislation spent $30 billion to subsidize creation of EMR systems without including measures to ensure the usefulness or safety of them.

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