Inflexible, Big-Box EHRs Endanger the QI Movement

The Hospitalist, September, 2012 — Win Whitcomb
In “The Lean Startup,” author Eric Ries notes that in its early stages, his gaming company would routinely issue new versions of their software application several times each day. Continuous deployment—the process Ries’ company used—leveraged such Lean principles as reduced batch size and continuous learning based on end-user feedback to achieve rapid improvements in their product…