LinuxMedNews: How Medical Record Software Could be Better
Jan 19, 2006, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Lord)
[ Thanks to I.
Valdes for this link. ]
"I write medical software. When I talk to people and they
inevitably ask what I do, that's what I say. When I say this, a
look comes across their face. They make some assumptions that on
the surface would appear to be very sound. Assumptions: Medical
Software means cutting edge. It means that what I do affects life
and death situations. They believe working in this field requires
education, experience, and an understanding of two completely
different fields, computers and medicine. The Medical Software
field is big, scary and has important medical procedures and tests
and anyone who understands it must be smarter than the average
person. Unfortunately almost none of this is true..."