• I Am a Decision Maker, Not a Bookkeeper

    23 days ago - By THCB

    Perhaps it is because I love doctoring so much that I find some of the tools and tasks of my trade so tediously frustrating. I keep wishing the technology I work with wasn't so painfully inept.
    On my 2016 iPhone SE I can authorize a purchase, a download or a money transfer by placing my thumb on the home button.
    In my EMR, when I get a message from the surgical department that reads “patient is due for 5-year repeat colonoscopy and needs referral”, things are a lot more complicated, WHICH THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE TO BE! For this routine task, I can't just click a “yes” or...
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