Key Articles

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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Modeling Clinical Workflows and Processes

by Jerome Carter on January 20, 2014 · 0 comments

What is the best method for modeling clinical workflows and processes?  This is an important question because so little pertaining to clinical workflow analysis is standardized.   There are a number of diagramming tools that can be used to model processes and workflows—so many, in fact, that the choices can be overwhelming for someone entering the […]


Those of you who follow along regularly know the importance I place on workflow for everything from EHR design to practice optimization.    Workflow technology is rapidly maturing and deserves consideration for clinical applications.   Clinical decision support is an obvious way to introduce workflow technology into healthcare systems.   However, computerization of guidelines has a long history […]


Each of the special topic pages on EHR Science has a Key Articles section.   When selecting articles for these sections, I look for papers that provide fundamental insights of some type.  For example, they may be great introductions to a topic, provide a new technical insight, or offer a new method for analyzing a specific […]