Monthly Archives: February 2010

Usable Clinical Groupware Requires Modular Components and Business Process Management

Short Link: http://bit.ly/90cGhY
I predict:
Future extensible clinical groupware will coordinate delivery of EHR functionality to teams of users by combining modular components with executable process models whose usability (effectiveness, efficiency, and user satisfaction) will be systematically improved using business process management techniques.
Let’s break this long and complicated sentence into parts, understand them, and then understand the [...]

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Zowie! Tweets of the Week, February 28, 2010: HIMSS, Carnations, Visual Workflow, Pediatric EMR UI/UX

1 day 2 HIMSS Tweeting live w/ feed 2 top blog post http://j.mp/cROHmo Picked up red carnations, stop me if you see one! Reception tonight 1 hr ago
“The Physics of Earthquakes” Cal Tech http://bit.ly/cUAi45 see Box 1: Seismological Variables, p 36 (How earthquake magnitude is calculated) 1 day ago
On a typical day, Google makes one [...]

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Tweeting Live from HIMSS, March 1-4, Atlanta: Pediatric & Primary Care, EMR/EHRs, Clinical Groupware, Workflow Automation, Usability/User Experience, & Kickbiking

Short Link: http://j.mp/cROHmo
Here are the most recent 20 tweets from @EMRGroupware: Auxiliary account used by @chuckwebster for real-time, high-frequency, event-related Twittering (not wishing to flood timelines following @chuckwebster). Next use: HIMSS March 1-4, Atlanta. Feel free to follow and respond to me (temporarily at @EMRGroupware) on Twitter (my replies with links to your tweet should [...]

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Sunday in the Park Watching Dogs and Thinking about Clinical Groupware

I do some of my best thinking while watching dogs gambol in the park (for example, see Does Your Pediatric EMR’s Form Follow Function, or Does Its Function Follow Form?).
A couple of days ago I drafted a definition for clinical groupware (Clinical Groupware: A Definition). There are things I like about it (with respect to the [...]

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Zowie! Tweets of the Week, February 21, 2010: Anniversary, Clinical Groupware, Don’t Mimic Paper, Aviation’s Glass Cockpit Analogy

Blog Post: Clinical Groupware: A Definition http://j.mp/b9iezM 5 mins ago
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Usability is not skin deep. It is “aggregate of how well individual *components* that make up the system *work together*” http://j.mp/aGdSXG 1 day ago
@paulroemer re money/math “Money Just A Symbolic, Mutually Shared Illusion” according 2 The Onion http://j.mp/blbsvr B [...]

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