Clinical Workflow Center Human factors methods are valuable tools for analyzing the nuances of clinical work.   Gaining familiarity with these methods can require a good deal of time and searching.   A new resource page has been added to Clinical Workflow Center to make life easier for those who want toContinue Reading

Early on in the development process, most of the information gathered from future users consists of documents (e.g., forms, policy/procedure) and interview data (e.g., feature descriptions, desired functions, specific dislikes, wish-list items, etc.). As a software designer using object-oriented design, the next major step in making this information actionable isContinue Reading

Requirements are needed to build systems.  Functional requirements state what a system should be able to do (i.e., the features/functions users request). Non-functional requirements address system qualities such as usability and security.   This week’s post moves the prn: OnCall project forward with the version 1.0 of the feature listContinue Reading

As promised, Clinical Swift has a new home!   The inaugural post, A New Home for Clinical Swift, explains the philosophy and goals of the site. Be sure to take a peek at the Clinical Software Design Principles page. There you will find suggestions for principles that can be used toContinue Reading

This is the longest period I have ever gone without writing a post.  The long pause was necessary because of changes in personal goals and the world at large.   EHR Science has covered a range of topics over the years—everything from EHR market trends to discrete mathematics.   TopicsContinue Reading