This is awkward but I think we need to stop saying thank you. At least in the EHR. Take the health professional who responds to 25 staff messages per day. With all dutifully ... Continue Reading about The EHR Thank You Crisis
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Tom Peters inspired me this with The Speed Trap: When Taking Your Time (Really) Matters. So much of his thinking in management can be translated to medicine. So it got me thinking ... Continue Reading about Methodical Medicine: Things That Should be Done Slowly
I’ve heard it a thousand times. 'The patient wanted testing done.' So the doctor ran a blood test. But few people really want a blood test. What they want is to know that they ... Continue Reading about The Request for a Blood Test – Why More Testing May Not be Better
Consumer-directed health technology is allowing people to be more involved their own health care. This week Apple turned on the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4. So many who have ... Continue Reading about Afib and Apple Watch – The Physician’s Emerging Role
If you want to see how the machine of medicine can be changed, read Getting Rid of Stupid Stuff in the New England Journal of Medicine. Under the leadership of Dr. Melinda Ashton ... Continue Reading about Getting Rid of Stupid Stuff – How to Clean Clinical Workflows
We call for humanity in medicine but we don’t know what it means. I’ll prove it to you: Go on Twitter and say “we need more humanity in medicine.” You’ll get lots of responses ... Continue Reading about The Call for Humanity in Medicine
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With a mashup of curated and original content that crosses the spaces of digital health, media, communication, technology, patient experience, digital culture, and the humanities, 33 charts offers unique insight and analysis on the changing face of medicine.
Founded in 2009 as a center of community and thought leadership for the issues doctors face in a digital world, 33 charts was included in the National Library of Medicine permanent web archive in 2014.