Monthly Archives: December 2009

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Key West!

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My parents live on a farm in Illinois (center upper right). That’s the Mississippi River in the lower left and a backwater lake (center) where I fished from my eight-foot flat boat (it’s still in there in the weeds. Imagine three boys and a big ~1950 Johnson outboard motor on such a tiny vehicle. We [...]

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Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall, Which EMR is Least Traditional Of All?

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Originally titled “Traditional EMRs are Problematic, but Let’s Not Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water,” then “Have Your Cake and Eat it Too: Structured EMR Data AND High Productivity,” I eventually decided that “Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall, Which EMR is Least Traditional of All?” was most clickable. (William Safire said [...]

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White Paper: Electronic Health Record Workflow Management Systems: The Next Step in EHR Evolution

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Many thanks to the Technology Association of Georgia for publishing one of my white papers on EHR Workflow Management Systems.

TAG has many excellent resources on their web site, and I had them in mind when I recently wrote:
“Atlanta is a sophisticated medical and information technology market….To do well in Georgia, whether you are a pediatrician [...]

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Why Specialists Need Specialty-Specific EMRs That Understand More Than Their Specialty

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[4/19/12 update: I renamed this post from "Why Pediatricians Need Pediatric EMRs That Understand More Than Pediatrics" because its argument applies to any specialty-specific EMR intended to communicate and coordinate with other EMRs. Substitute your specialty for "pediatrics." Specialty-specific EMRs need to know about more than just their own specialty to coordinate care [...]

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