I hear this occasionally on Twitter: “My doctor gave me his cell phone number so I can call him whenever I have a problem.” Occasionally I hear from physicians that they give their cell phone number to their patients. While some practice situations necessitate this (rural, solo practice or concierge) in other circumstances I don’t think this is fully thought ... Continue Reading about Should Physicians Give Their Cell Phone Number to Patients?
If you got together the best user experience professionals in Silicon Valley and invested billions into the creation of The Best EHR in the World, doctors would still hate it. They would complain that The Best EHR in the World is destroying medicine and hurting patients. Long essays in the Sunday New York Times would wax nostalgic about the good old days before the ... Continue Reading about Why Doctors Would Hate The Best EHR in the World
If you spend time nosing around medical charts you’ll find that the quality of physician notes vary as much as the doctors who creates them. Even as physicians we sometimes have difficulty understanding what’s happening or where a patient is headed in their care. An informed patient begins with clean information It got me thinking of OpenNotes. This is a tremendous ... Continue Reading about Physician Notes: Access is Only as Good as the Notes Themselves
Every year I identify three words to help define my purpose going into the new year. I picked this up from Chris Brogan some years ago and never quite let go of it. I find it works better than a narrow resolution. It provides a territory rather than a discreet goal that’s ripe for failure. Essentialism Once you give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all ... Continue Reading about 3 Words for 2018
https://youtu.be/sQB2NjhJHvY In a new Apple commercial a young boy goes through his day with an iPad Pro doing a variety of things. At the end of the ad his mother passes by and asks, “what are you doing on your computer?” He replies, “what’s a computer?” It raises interesting questions about where we see our workspace. Poignant in its own way. The computer ... Continue Reading about Workspace Evolution: What’s a Computer?
About a year ago I started writing more seriously on my iPad. For a long time I had swore that it wouldn't be possible. I grew up writing around a ritualistic space that involved the hum of a hard drive anchored to a desk running Microsoft Word. How my writing evolved on to the iPad Pro How did I make the move from a traditional computer to the iPad Pro? Here’s the ... Continue Reading about How the iPad Pro Changed How I Write