May 2015

As you read this, I am away enjoying the mountains.   As always, I take plenty of reading material on vacation because I can study with fewer distractions. While ruminating over what to take along, I realized how much reading blogs has become a part of my search for new ways of looking at problems, as […]

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Usability is big these days. The growing number of publications, scholarly and otherwise, is both impressive and very much welcomed. Having read quite a few articles on the topic, I always wrestle with one issue—how to summarize all the information in a way that makes it directly useful for software design. There is a huge […]


By encouraging adoption of HIT, the EHR incentive programs have forced everyone to deal with the realities of current EHR system designs.   In fact, this might be one of the most significant outcomes of the entire program.   Now that there is a general acceptance that HIT needs to evolve in order to better support clinical […]

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Human Factors and the Human Condition

by Jerome Carter on May 4, 2015

As you may have noticed, I have been posting less frequently than usual over the last few months.  The simplest explanation for the lack of posts?  The human condition or stated differently, “everyday brings enough trouble of its own.”   Now that things have sorted themselves out, I look forward to posting more regularly. Clinical […]

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