I realize that this video has been shared by many folks via LinkedIn the past couple of days – but I couldn’t pass on sharing it with you: If Restaurants were run like healthcare.

data entry

Not surprisingly, our healthcare system is not patient-centric, which is why many of us are working to Bringing it Back to the Patient_2_0. I realize that it is necessary to collect information from people and to ask them questions. But simliar to the current electronic healthcare records/systems in place, we ask the same questions and input the same data multiple times. Streamlining data collection and documentation would benefit all of the stakeholders involved.

Related to that, if data are entered one time, in one place – imagine how much easier and better research studies would be…Selfishly, this is a pet peave of mine – but wouldn’t it be nice…