Last Saturday was a doozy. What started out as a normal weekend morning – some quality time with my 2 year old and catching up on the chores I ignored most of the week – turned into a day consumed by visits to two different ERs and a pediatric urgent
I quickly realized the difference between my daily tech and health tech: the applications that I use in my daily life are built for me, the end-user. The technology that I use as a physician—the EHR—was built to satisfy the business of healthcare. Not the delivery of care.