September 2015

Building Clinical Care Systems: Suggested Readings

by Jerome Carter on September 28, 2015 · 0 comments

This summer was very productive. I was able to jump into the human factors literature, test out BPM suites, and get into the nuances of Swift (more than a few). All the while, I have been reflecting on designing clinical software.   The really great thing is I have been able to experiment to my heart’s […]


Building clinical care systems that intimately support clinical work has to begin with the acknowledgement that clinicians perform many tasks within the context of a patient encounter, and those tasks very in type, number, and sequence.   Everyone knows this. So, one might ask, if this is common knowledge, why are there so many problems with […]


The Future of HIT Innovation is Ambulatory

by Jerome Carter on September 14, 2015 · 2 comments

Well, it’s time to start designing new clinical care systems.  MU is winding down, so the yearly certification requirements churn will be ending soon, or at least slowing greatly, which is a good thing for someone jumping into the market. Current vendors have to support users who do continue in MU because, no matter how […]


Workflows with Friends…

by Jerome Carter on September 7, 2015 · 4 comments

Clinical workflow has finally become a big deal. Everyone is talking about workflows these days. Workflow issues are widely recognized as underlying factors for a range of problems that impact clinical work and affect software design.   Consequently, ONC, AHRQ, and NIST have jumped into the fray with grant money dedicated specifically to clinical workflow research. […]