[FoRK] medical file
marty at halvorson.us
Wed Feb 3 14:32:13 PST 2010
Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:
> My wife's office has computers everywhere, but they all involve
> breaking off from interacting with the patient to type into the
My doctor uses a pen to write on the face of the screen. It appears to
convert what she writes to text. The gadget doesn't even have a
keyboard. The pen can be used like a mouse.
> Sorry, I meant the software, not the hardware. My (admittedly
> limited) experience with traditional medical record software is that
> they look like a tn3270 bad nightmare with a gazillion tiny fields,
> which would be impossible to navigate on a tablet. I'm hoping whoever
> designed the software for that tablet-like device actually simplified
> the UI to the point of being useful, which would be a great start..."
I have a call in to the doctors office IT department to see if they'll
tell me anything about the device. If they won't I'll ask the doctor
when I see her in 2 weeks.
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