Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Informatician

Archive for August, 2014

“Least Ink” Principal for Medical Documentation

Posted: Aug 12th, 2014 •• Category: EMR

The best clinical documentation is that which gives to the reader the greatest amount of information in the shortest time with the fewest pixels. Paraphrased from Edward R. Tufte The Visual Display of Quantitative Information¬† During April 2014 I gave a talk at an EMR meeting concerning the changes manifest in the everyday clinic note. […]