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More on uncoupling clinicians from EHR clerical oppression

At my August 6, 2016 post (link) I wrote of my belief that "best practices" for EHR evolution call for:

... a return to paper (specialized forms depending on the setting) for clinical data capture by busy doctors and nurses, and data entry into a computer via clerical personnel.
I presented a late 1990's real-world experiment in creating such a system for invasive cardiology in the Delaware hospital system, Christiana Care Health System, where I was CMIO at that time.

As at the links and (the latter a May 2002 article in the journal "Advance for Health Information Executives" written by myself and the project executive sponsor at the time), the "experiment" was a deliberate move away from the "doctors as clerical employees" article-of-faith of the hea…