Monthly Archives: June 2012

Time Management


I find invitations to “Time Management” seminars amusing – everyone knows you cannot manage time. If you think about it, it’s the other way around.  Time manages you. We all come into this world with an inventory of 42,076,800 minutes … Continue reading

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Go For the Little Picture


More, again, on why BPM initiatives fail. Many BPM initiatives fail because they take on too big a scope, this extends the initial implementation timeframe, results are slow to materialize, people lose enthusiasm, progress slows, the timeframe then increases way … Continue reading

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The New BPM


BPM (Business Process Management) has recently been taking on a new look as a result of recognition that whereas a lot of time and effort is spent discovering, mapping and improving processes,  the real benefit of BPM, as the name has … Continue reading

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What’s in your EMR?


A somewhat dated, but perhaps still valid article published by the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2007 highlighted that a representative subset of providers see 24 patients per day.  Based on a 10-hour day this works out to 25 … Continue reading

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What is the real purpose of an EMR?


Ask anyone what the difference is between an EMR and EHR.  Chances are you will get mixed responses. EMR Defined My definition of an EMR is that it is a historical record of encounters or interventions where healthcare professionals can … Continue reading

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