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Healthcare costs can be tamed with IT, Clinton says
Modern Healthcare

Former President Bill Clinton told an overflow crowd at the annual Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society convention in New Orleans Wednesday that the main cause of the nation’s long-term budget problem is its healthcare costs, which are rising faster than the rates of growth in both population and economic output.

Healthcare reform was “a big political issue” in 2010 that politically “killed the people who were for it” in that year’s election, but “killed” those against it in 2012, Clinton said in his keynote speech.

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