November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

by Jerome Carter on November 24, 2014 · 0 comments

To one and all, have a safe and enjoyable holiday! I have not given up on restarting the workflow forum/Q&A.   Unfortunately, every attempt to bring it up on EHR Science caused more problems.  The good news is that I came up with a better idea, which I will share within next few weeks.


This might seem like a silly question with an obvious answer, but is it really?  The solution to any problem grows out of the environment in which it appears and from the mindset in which it was conceived.  In 1970, the answer to this question would have been a mainframe system.   By 1981, after […]

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Building software, like building a 50-story skyscraper, takes planning. One has to determine functional objectives, technical specs, settle on an architecture style, and other concerns. Start work without sufficient planning, without a blueprint, and failure will be the result. Knowing what goes into developing software systems helps to inform how one addresses a problem using […]


EHR adoption is a relative success story.  I say relative because more clinicians use EHR systems than ever before, but not everyone is happy to be doing so.    The effects of EHR adoption on patients have often been discussed, but mostly from the viewpoint of improved outcomes.   The safety of EHR systems for patients is […]