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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: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=covid+song 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

https://www.acmimimi.org/2018/10/InformatimukulelogicalOfferingsfromCTLin.html  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”

We are Physician Builders (ukulele EHR parody)

By CT Lin | August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here we are at #ugm2018 Epic’s annual User Group Meeting. We’re at our first Directors’ Advisory Council session with over 600 attendees, and we discussed our governance approach to Physician Builders and how we overcame internal resistance to the idea that Physicians could do a good job creating new designs, templates, smart tools, and other … Continue reading “We are Physician Builders (ukulele EHR parody)”

Ukulele parody: Everyone Knows its Becky

By CT Lin | May 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

Thanks to the medical informatics division at UC San Diego Health for hosting me at their informatics seminar series. I gave a talk about our efforts on improving physician well-being and reducing burnout (see previous blog posts on Sprints and Practice Transformation). Sometimes, I travel with my ukulele. Sometimes, I sing at the end of … Continue reading “Ukulele parody: Everyone Knows its Becky”

Ukulele EHR parody: Yampa Roads

By CT Lin | May 8, 2018 | 1 Comment

YVMC’s head nurse Maria took me aside yesterday: “I have BIG favor to ask of you.” With trepidation, I stepped aside for a brief chat. “I need you to write a song about Mark and Heather; they’ve been amazing and led the teams to our EHR go-live success. And, can you put it together by … Continue reading “Ukulele EHR parody: Yampa Roads”

Day 3 of Go Live! hospitals and clinics. And another uke song: UCHealth Rocky Mountain High

By CT Lin | May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

  More hospital art Finally, the Command Center begins to fill out with analysts supporting the full spectrum of IT areas: ambulatory, scheduling, inpatient, informatics, nursing, staff, health info management, security, networking, desktop support, interfaces, speech recognition, implementation specialists (jack-of-all-trades support). Overall we are doing well. No big fires, just a steady stream of the … Continue reading “Day 3 of Go Live! hospitals and clinics. And another uke song: UCHealth Rocky Mountain High”

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