Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Informatician

‘EMR’ Articles

QuickHPI v1.2 – Fully Functional Client-Side Web App

Posted: Jan 30th, 2015 •• Category: EMR, HPI, Teaching

This is the first release of quickHPI for general use by students, residents and clinicians. It is based on version 1.1 with persistent client-side data storage added. Once installed, it can be used offline when network connectivity is unavailable or undesired. QuickHPI is both a tutorial and a practical tool for recording the History of […]

“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. […]