Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Cognitive Science Behind EMR Usability Checklists

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Checklist: “A list used to ensure that no tasks are omitted, no important aspects are forgotten, and all key functions are checked”
Advantages of usability checklists include:

“visible to clients and evaluators in terms of purpose”
“quick to administer”
“relatively comprehensive”
“flexible and undemanding in analysis”

I like checklists, especially for pilots and kickbikers. However, my perspective on EMR [...]

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An Untraditional Website for an Untraditional EMR

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Folks ask why EMR workflow systems looks so different from traditional EMRs. I’m also asked why our product website looks so different from other EMR product websites. There is a connection.
The following Dilbert comic strip (circa 1999) was taped to my door for years (and must be around somewhere, because I would not have [...]

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2009 AAP NCE EncounterPRO Pediatric EMR Trip Report: Demos, Kickbikes, and Workflow

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I attended the 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC. Here are some impressions and observations.
(I used to write long trip reports and email them to coworkers and friends. And then follow up: Did you read it? What do you think? More than one person diagnosed me as a [...]

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An Unsolicited but Greatly Appreciated Testimonial from EncounterPRO Pediatric EMR User Michael Anderson, MD, FAAP

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From: mga CHILDRENSPedtrcsCtrEastMain [email address deleted]
Sent: Friday, October 16, 2009 1:06 PM
To: Frank Martin; Chuck Webster
Subject: Our Thoughts on EncounterPRO
Please contact me about my enthusiasm for our EncounterPRO System, and how we may continue to promote your outstanding improvement in our ability to give excellent pediatric care.  I wish to express that ….
We [...]

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Pediatrician Dr. Roy Benaroch, Author of Two Books on Child Health, to Demo EncounterPRO EMR at AAP National Conference

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Dr. Roy Benaroch (Dr. Roy) will demonstrate the High-Usability EncounterPRO Pediatric Workflow System at the AAP Pediatric Documentation Challenge™ on Saturday, October 17, 2009 – 2:00-5:45pm, at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC.

The AAP Pediatric Documentation Challenge™ is Session E1087 and will take place in the Technology [...]

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