How should this be applied to the EMR/PHR arena? An EMR Apps *store* on the horizon?

“A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. The inverse proposition also appears to be true: A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be made to work. You have to start over, beginning with a working simple system.”
John Gall

John Gruber’s post elegantly lays out how Apple succeeded with the iPhone utilizing the principle described by Gall.

How should be utilize the same principle in EMR arena? EMRs are horribly complex, poorly engineered, siloed, non interoperable and in general very disruptive to roll out… no single platform deals with the multitude of specialties that exist and the corresponding differences in how each specialty *operates* in the office environment.

Perhaps we need a bare bones deck that can be populated by an EMR Apps store ???

Advertisements

About hjluks

A busy Academic Orthopedic Surgeon, Digital Strategist, Chief Medical Officer and father... intently and efficiently navigating the intersection of Social Media and Health Care.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s