June 2014

Summer Reading List

by Jerome Carter on June 30, 2014 · 2 comments

Work is piling up faster than expected this summer, but I am not complaining.  However, it has cut down on the time I have to write posts.   Generally, summer is a time to explore new ideas and topics, especially if they require a lot of reading.   As it happens, this summer is proving to be […]


According to Ben Franklin, John Adams, or someone else (I could not find a reliable source), “Every problem is an opportunity in disguise.”  This bodes well for clinical care software because the number of complaints about current EHR systems grows louder each day.  We know the problems: poor usability, lack of workflow support, reporting difficulties, […]


Looking Forward to Summer

by Jerome Carter on June 16, 2014 · 0 comments

Having been away for much of the last few weeks, it is good to be home again contemplating summer projects.   As always, there are lots of things to choose from. Apple surprises Like most people, I was shocked by the announcement of Swift ,  Apple’s new programming language, at the June 2nd  developers  conference.   While […]


Greatest Hits: Volume 5

by Jerome Carter on June 2, 2014 · 0 comments

Over the past year, two themes have dominated the blog—EHR design issues and the application of discrete mathematics to clinical informatics.   Both topics reflect my conviction that it is possible to create a mathematical theory of clinical systems that can be used to design clinical care software.   If all goes well, the first academic paper […]