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Secure Chat: Ukulele EHR parody to Beatle’s HELP!

By CT Lin | August 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Welcome home from Epic UGM 2023. Another action packed few days of hob-nobbing with 15,000 of our best Epic customer friends, and learning about each other’s successes, failures, innovations. Thanks to my colleagues Heidi Twedt MD and Deepti Pandita for our session on Growing an Informatics Program. Here are the lyrics: HELP! Secure Chat (apologies … Continue reading “Secure Chat: Ukulele EHR parody to Beatle’s HELP!”

Epic Man: Immediate Release of Test Results and Anticipatory Guidance

By CT Lin | August 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

New performance! Epic Man, the version for Immediate Release of Test results and Anticipatory Guidance. In the era of the 21st Century Cures Act and Information Blocking Statute, how else are we going to each folks what to do? Just put on an Epic UGM 2023 hat, get the 4-strings out, and plug away. Here … Continue reading “Epic Man: Immediate Release of Test Results and Anticipatory Guidance”

Epic Man – 2023: world premiere at AMIA CIC

By CT Lin | May 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

The latest ukulele parody. Does it mention note bloat? GPT?

My conversation on Designing for Health (podcast and a ukulele song)

By CT Lin | February 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

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

Help! Secure Chat in Epic, a ukulele EHR parody

By CT Lin | September 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

The latest ukulele song. Yet another illustration of how Culture Eats Technology for Lunch.

90 x 4, don’t bother me no more (ukulele)

By CT Lin | September 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Chris Sinsky’s saying “90×4, don’t bother me no more”. Here’s a ukulele ditty go along with that. We’re making these changes to our inbasket for noncontrolled, maintenance meds.

My newest ukulele EHR parody song: Inbasket Dynamite

By CT Lin | May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Has anyone ever written a K-pop anthem into an EHR parody? Is it possible to set an hyperobject to music? Regrettably, someone has tried.

Blowing apart EHR classroom training, TikTok, Microlearning (and a uke song)

By CT Lin | March 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

What does TikTok have to do with Classroom Training? And what is “so last year” with EHR onboarding? And which uke song is up next?

“Epic Man” ukulele audio recording from a recent Becker’s Podcast featuring — me

By CT Lin | March 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

3 minutes to change your life. Cheer? Boo? Choose your own adventure if you listen in.

Sepsis, Machine Learning and the Centaur (my SMILE conference talk)

By CT Lin | January 12, 2022 | 1 Comment

Find out: What is a centaur and what does it have to do with healthcare? What are the criteria for a good machine learning project? What is the role of a virtual health center with predictive models? And most importantly: What ukulele song goes with machine learning?

I can see clearly now, my Sprain is gone (ukulele)

By CT Lin | April 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Thanks to my collaborators on the Patient Radiology Image Viewing team at UCHealth: Evan Norris MD, Ciarra Halaska, Justin Honce MD, Peter Sachs MD, and Kate Sanfilippo. Come see our talk at Epic XGM 2021 (eXpert Group Meeting) next month! Session Rad 1.4 What’s the TL;DR? Allowing patients to view their radiology images in their … Continue reading “I can see clearly now, my Sprain is gone (ukulele)”

Covid-19 Sea Shanty

By CT Lin | January 29, 2021 | 1 Comment

It was social media blowing up with Sea Shanties that got me into this. What is a Sea Shanty, anyway? My wife thought it was a tiny house on the edge of an ocean. Hmm. Turns out, Nathan Evans from TikTok sings a New Zealand Whaling song “The Wellerman” with a beautiful Scottish lilt. It … Continue reading “Covid-19 Sea Shanty”

I am NOT Throwin’ Away My Shot – Covid Vaccine (ukulele)

By CT Lin | December 23, 2020 | 3 Comments

I wondered what Lin-Manuel meant when he wrote this song. Turns out, it was for THIS moment.

Telehealth World: CT finds ukulele song partners!

By CT Lin | September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Telehealth Ukulele Song!

Information Blocking and the End of Secrecy in Healthcare? (a rant, a talk and a uke song)

By CT Lin | August 28, 2020 | 3 Comments

What is CT looking at? Could it be … his own radiology image in his patient portal? What does this mean about secrecy in healthcare?

Ortho Virtual Care. Ukulele song about video visits (parody of Wonderful World)

By CT Lin | June 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Nope, did not use the word “pandemic” or “Covid”. Searching Youtube for “Covid songs” gets you this: Which is an entirely unreasonably long list; there are some great selections there. I’ll leave you to browse. During pandemic, I’ve been learning clawhammer style, from this guy: Makes my uke sound more like a banjo. Weird, … Continue reading “Ortho Virtual Care. Ukulele song about video visits (parody of Wonderful World)”

“Empty Wallet” or Real Time Benefits Check interfaced into the EHR (woo!) Ukulele

By CT Lin | August 29, 2019 | 1 Comment

Thanks to all our EHR colleagues; I’m returning from Epic’s UGM (User Group Meeting: check out the twitter-verse at #UGM19) and learned a ton from other customer presentations and from Epic’s future vision as a company. Here is our contribution: a successful integration of RTBC (real time benefits check) of prescription co-pay, prior authorization data, … Continue reading ““Empty Wallet” or Real Time Benefits Check interfaced into the EHR (woo!) Ukulele”

InformatiMusicology is a thing (thanks, Ross!)

By CT Lin | July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments  Ross Martin is a physician informatician extraordinaire. Among his many talents, he is a singer-songwriter with his own musical show, and he publishes a blog at at ACMIMIMI: the American College of Medical InformatiMusicology. Turns out there is a small community of physician informaticians who cross the line between work-a-day informatics and the arcane … Continue reading “InformatiMusicology is a thing (thanks, Ross!)”

I Can See Clearly That My Sprain is Gone – Ukulele parody (and an XGM talk)

By CT Lin | May 15, 2019 | 1 Comment

We (Dr. Peter Sachs, Vice Chair of Radiology at UCHealth, and I) recently had the pleasure of presenting our recent quality improvement work at Epic’s XGM (eXpert’s Group Meeting) in Verona, WI this week. In brief, we created and turned on the ability for patients to view their own radiology IMAGES online in their patient … Continue reading “I Can See Clearly That My Sprain is Gone – Ukulele parody (and an XGM talk)”

Denver Regional Clinical Informatics Summit (and ukulele) – second annual, hosted at UCHealth

By CT Lin | March 13, 2019 | 1 Comment

Okay, so you’re probably here for the Informatics knowledge, but too bad, we’ll lead with ukulele. Thanks to Dave Beuther for writing us a world-premiere song parody of Grace Vanderwaal’s “I don’t know my name” ultimately winning America’s Got Talent a couple years ago (meaning Grace, not Dave). I’m really grateful to our Denver Region … Continue reading “Denver Regional Clinical Informatics Summit (and ukulele) – second annual, hosted at UCHealth”

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