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Informaticist

Safe Living in a Pandemic – Help!?

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Informaticist, Family man, Podcasts One Comment

Why can’t we fill in personal data and routine community COVID stats into a web form and calculate our risk of infection and mortality? Anyone working on it? Plus another dose of unintended consequences. A brief episode with Health Hats.

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CDS. Listen, Learn, Informed Choice.

By Researcher, Informaticist, Podcasts No Comments

How can we scale patient-caregiver engagement in CDS (Clinical Decision Support)? CDS as learning health systems? Interview with Lacy Fabian at MITRE and Ed Lomotan at AHRQ. CDS Connect a library of medical recommendations made useful for programming into electronic records, apps, and software so patients, caregivers, and clinicians can use them as they make choices together.

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Imagine: Leverage Abilities. Access Better Solutions.

By Advocate, ePatient, Informaticist, Consumer, Podcasts No Comments

Create an inclusive, accessible co-working space for aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities, small startups, or groups that serve the disability community. QuirkLaabs. hollarhype. Puffin Innovations.

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Trust: Willing to be Vulnerable. Worth the Investment.

By Advocate, Researcher, ePatient, Clinician, Leader, Informaticist, Family man, Podcasts One Comment

Best health builds on trust – trust in people, institutions, information, and solutions. I trust my primary care doc.  I trust my chiropractor. I trust my instincts. I trust my gut. I do. I trust my wife. She trusts me. Trust doesn’t mean blind following. Rather trust leads to more control or feeling more in control. I need trust when I’m in a crisis and can’t think clearly. I listen to my immediate family and my two lead docs (in that order). I’m likely to do what they recommend. Trust is for when I need to decide but can’t or don’t want to. Trust is for times of uncertainty.

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Clinical Decision Support Technology – Still Human

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Informaticist, Podcasts One Comment

Laura Marcial talks with us about making the tech sausage of Clinical Decision Support: Guidelines, evidence, rules, knowledge engineers. Clinical decision-making still depends on human trust time, talk, control, and connection. Read More

Partner with People at the Center End-to-End

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Leader, Informaticist, Podcasts No Comments

Despite what anyone tells you, Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is an experiment. It only gets better with use. We, patients and caregivers, should try it, whatever it is, and learn. Learn what helps us make decisions and what doesn’t.

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