I could be anywhere in the USA doing this. I am your primary care doc, who happens to be an internist in a rural state living in the biggest city I ever lived except during residency. So I am a bit provincial. I don’t have a too many degrees, nor a stellar performance in high … More I am your doctor USA
What if your doctor walks into the examination room, sets his Chromebook on the wheeled stand, plugs it into an HDMI cord hooked to a TV. Walks over shakes your hand with a warm greeting then sits down and starts typing into his computer. He starts telling you your weight is much better, and based … More What do you want to see when you see your doctor?
Just as we have to bend our use of the EHR into a proactive visually shared experience during the office visit, so we have to change the role of the nurse to meet the needs of our patients. The nurse who has an intimate knowledge of all the patients has to be the one in … More The nurse is the key to success in the primary care setting
Eighth grade typing has been a long time ago. I don’t type much because the longest part of my notes turn out to be the history of present illness section and summary. I dictate on my office desktop using Dragon medical after I finish up with the patient. The review of systems and physical examination … More Vulnerability meets vulnerability
We have to shift from thinking of the EHR as a platform for documenting care as the primary role. This is a reactive, inward self preserving use. What I am suggesting is not to do away with the documentation process, but putting it in its place, or rather emphasizing what the EHR should be used … More The EHR has to become visual and educational at the visit
Another patient very pleased with the two screen approach of #ProjectedEHR is a financial adviser and has implemented two screen technology at his office within the past year. One in the main conference area over 50 inches but several smaller in the offices to be shared with clients at the appointment. He has been in … More Two screens help in the educational process
Joe, when you asked the other day to have me show off some of my wife’s work it got me thinking. I am not going to show you a final product but rather the work in progress. My wife has been able to turn a dream into a functional and very therapeutic reality. Starting as … More Thank you @JoeBabaian for asking
Yesterday morning was one of those moments in time when a crystal clear truth dropped out of the sky. And I blame Dr. Charles Webster!!! I was a bit miffed from the previous night when he tweeted “hobbyists, garage inventors, and obsessive tinkerers…will transform healthcare”. So I was looking for him after I got up … More THEY ARE THE WORKFLOW
I recently had a conversation with a patient of mine, who suggested I share his experience of two screens. He manages a farm implementation business with seven stores in the region with multiple employees. Over a year ago, in just one of his stores, he initiated dual screen monitors at the customer employee interface. On … More Why not two screens?
The Amazing Charts team/Pri-Med, Updox, Note Swift, Dragon Medical, and Amazing Charts users met up Saturday, October 18, 2014 for the User Conference. It was great meeting everyone and putting a face with a name. Long overdue, but finally met John Squire and his team, and very humbled and honored to be part of this … More Intersecting Communities of Care