Welcome! If you're a newbie informaticist, OR interested in growing your skills in informatics. In our organization, our Large PIG (physician/ APP informatics group) sometimes ads new members, hence, the colloquial "PIG-let". Here, I collate my blog posts describing a particular skill or tool or idea that has helped me in my career.
Simple vs complicated vs complex decisions: a leader’s approach (HBR and Colin Powell) and a reflection
How does electronic Surgical Case Request and electronic Informed Consent illustrate decision-making in complex environments? Here is some of my own heartburn. Also, what does Colin Powell have to say about decision-making?
What does a book from the 15th century, my own pediatric record, and APSO notes have to do with modern informatics?
What does “The Prince”, Prince Harry’s new book, and Medical Informatics have in common?
Thanks to Joshua Liu and Alan Sardana for a great chat spanning decades of my informatics career. We cover: https://seamless.md/blog/tdp-96-uchealths-cmio-dr-ct-lin-measuring-and-benchmarking-clinician-nps-augmenting-cds-with-ai-and-making-clinical-informatics-fun-ft-ukulele
What does mindfulness mean to a CMIO? Also, patient engagement, information transparency, and FAILURE? And finally, gratitude. Listen all the way through for a special treat. #Podcast #healthcare #healthIT #hitsm #whyinformatics #hcldr #somedocs
You’re kidding right? No one wants to start with a BLANK EHR screen when seeing patients. There HAS to be a way to automatically move data from ___ EHR (fill in name) to ___ EHR (fill in name), RIGHT? RIGHT?
What do the books Good to Great (Collins) and How to Raise an Adult (Lythcott-Haims) have to do with Informatics? Don’t you wish you knew… (UPDATE! Link to Sinek’s Infinite game 2 minute summary)
The latest ukulele song. Yet another illustration of how Culture Eats Technology for Lunch.
Ever done this? You have a major presentation, and as the expert, you want to anticipate ALL questions, so you write a 17 page white paper to CRUSH ALL DISSENT. HA! You think, TAKE THAT! I’m sure to win everyone over.
According to my smart younger sister, all west-coast startup CEO’s carry black books, wear blazers, ironic T-shirts, and sneakers. I figure I could at least carry a black book. What’s in it? What’s it good for?