January 2014

Over the last two years, I have written three series of posts that address workflow-related topics. The first, Preventing Your EHR from Working Against You, was a view of workflow issues from the standpoint of product selection and test script creation. Petri Nets and Clinical Information Systems, the second, focused on the basics of Petri […]


Modeling Clinical Workflows and Processes

by Jerome Carter on January 20, 2014 · 0 comments

What is the best method for modeling clinical workflows and processes?  This is an important question because so little pertaining to clinical workflow analysis is standardized.   There are a number of diagramming tools that can be used to model processes and workflows—so many, in fact, that the choices can be overwhelming for someone entering the […]


Exploring EHR Design with Python

by Jerome Carter on January 13, 2014 · 2 comments

Finally, I have had time to play with Python.   I have been trying to find time since last spring when I got my shiny new MacBook Pro.   Having spent recent years using C-inspired languages that are compiled and strictly typed, Python is proving to be a refreshing change.  Python can be used interactively, which makes […]