Object-oriented Analysis & Design

For the last six months or so, I have been doing parallel work with Apple Swift and BPMN 2.0.   For each, I decided to do a deep dive, meaning I tried to closely follow object-oriented analysis and design (OOA&D) best practices for Swift and an equivalent methodology for BPMN. The differences in philosophy between the […]

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New Year, New Directions…

by Jerome Carter on January 18, 2016 · 4 comments

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.   Topics discussed reflected both current events […]


After last week’s aside into the data vs. processes dilemma, it is time to get back to how one defines requirements for a clinical care system.  Requirements gathering has to proceed along a few different paths simultaneously, and for any completely new system, it is a messy activity.  There are four main requirement pathways: user […]