The national debate around healthcare has intensified in the 2012 elections. The issue is front and center in national, state and local political conversations. But amid the rhetoric, the soundbites, and the spin, many of the realities of healthcare and truths about reform are lost along the campaign trail. In response to these concerns, MedTech Media's leading healthcare publications, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Finance News and Government Health IT, are deciphering the political doublespeak and asking the questions our readers find most pertinent – about politicians, healthcare policies and delivery system reform at the federal, state, and local levels.
Healthcare IT News recently asked its readers if they think the government should be shaping the future of healthcare. Here are the results.
Healthcare IT News asked its readers if they think President Obama and Mitt Romney should bring health IT into the discussion.
Healthcare IT News asked its readers if they will be postponing any health IT projects until after the elections. Here's what they said.
How similar are President Obama's and Republican nominee Mitt Romney's two versions of mandated health insurance coverage? Check out this infographic to see where the policies overlap and diverge.
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