Monthly Archives: September 2011

Five Photos of 2011 Washington “DC Henge” Near Chinatown Friendship Arch

“Because D.C.’s lettered streets downtown run exactly east-west, we can see the sun rise and set directly between the buildings, twice a year at the spring and autumn equinoxes.” DC Henge Due to Get Rained Out
In spite of yesterday’s prediction, here are some photos:

Several days before, looking east…

…then the autumn equinox, September 23 evening, the sun reflecting back [...]

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Putting the “U” in EHR Usability℠: The Federal Health IT Five Year Strategic Plan

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently published the Federal Health Information Technology Strategic Plan for 2011 – 2015 (announcement, pdf).
The word “usability” is used twenty-five times.
Not going to read the full 80 pages (shame on you!) but want to stay up to date about government plans for improving EMR EHR [...]

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