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Archives for July, 2011


ONC Moves on Sending Questions to the Data

by Wes Rishel  |  July 26, 2011  |  2 Comments

ONC Moves on Sending Questions to the Data

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Future SNOMED vs. ICD-11

by Wes Rishel  |  July 17, 2011  |  3 Comments

Possible collaboration between ICD-11 and SNOMED is not a justification for delaying ICD-10.

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Usability Standards for EHRs

by Wes Rishel  |  July 17, 2011  |  3 Comments

The most important step is to achieve transparency about the comparative usability of products based on computable usability measures — NOT to regulate the user interfaces of EHRs.

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Send the Questions to the Data

by Wes Rishel  |  July 7, 2011  |  10 Comments

We all know why distributed query “can’t work.” OTOH, things are only impossible until they’re not. It’s time to decide if we are approaching a cusp of possibility. We have new resources (more EHRS, a fundamental secure communications infrastructure and standard coding systems in support of meaningful use requirements). It is time to assemble a group of users and vendors willing to look at this issue intensely but pragmatically.

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