In physics, friction is broadly defined as a force that resists motion. More friction means more work required to move in the direction that you want to. However, this concept isn’t limited to physical objects–we frequently make use of the term in software, as well. For example, in the world of online retail, friction applies [...]
Check out, “Shopping for an EHR (the second time around)” by Sheryl Cash! Cash provides valuable insight on understanding that it’s important to avoid making the same mistakes the second time around when replacing your failing EHR. Enjoy!
Most doctors haven’t appreciated their government-sponsored migration from paper charts to a clunky keyboard. The pointing and clicking is killing productivity in the name of data capture. But what if I told you that you can increase productivity by completely eliminating chart interaction? I can easily imagine a not so distant future where your patients [...]
Meaningful use is difficult to understand, even for physicians. Its many measures have left doctors with questions like: What regulations apply to my practice? What is mandatory and what is optional? At my practice, who is responsible for compliance? How will meaningful use affect my workflow? Another important question physicians should be considering is: How [...]
Healthcare and Information Technology are two dynamic industries that directly impact providers on a daily basis. In this post, I would like to analyze some fascinating research and commentary from Healthcare IT authors that spend their lives deciphering flaws in the Healthcare Information Technology industry. Susan Hall of FierceEMR believes 2013 could be the “Year [...]