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by jantzl on September 17, 2020

We focus on reducing and eliminating the technology and process factors that contribute to physician burnout - or moral injury. It occurred to me today that we can be more generous with our knowledge and potentially help more people by sharing some ideas about processes.

One of our software tools, DocLauncher, speeds up communication/information finding, and reduces stress and ...

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by jantzl on September 10, 2020

In last week’s post, I defined humane software and asked for feedback. As a reminder, the definition was: an ongoing endeavor that looks beyond the simple goals of the system at any other results and seeks to expand benefits and reduce harms.

One reader wrote in with some profound thoughts on what humane software is. He said that humane software is empathetic and takes into account the ...

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by jantzl on September 3, 2020

In this blog/mailing list, I have been writing about "humane software," particularly as it relates to medicine. Still, I have never stopped to acknowledge it directly or define what it means. So today, I will address that, head-on, by defining humane software. To increase the level of difficulty, or really to avoid a pet peeve, I'm going to try to avoid defining in terms of what it is not. ...

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by jantzl on August 27, 2020

We had a great meeting today with a group of doctors and nurses who are using our scheduling system. This was the first time we had met with them since they started using it, and you won’t believe me when I tell you all of the nice things they had to say. But I am going to tell you two things because they relate to good software overall.

  1. One of the doctors turned to me towards the end ...
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by jantzl on August 20, 2020

Tonight I’m feeling nervous because tomorrow I am participating in a pitch competition live on the internet.

I have plans to write about some of the awesome ideas that my peers in Project Healthcare are working on.

I have plans to write about some of the great methods we have learned from working on schedules with different groups all over the US.

I have plans to write about what ...

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