This book looks into failure and how to learn from it. The main premise is that we have a lot to learn from failure. People who hide from failure or are not exposed to it deny themselves from improving from there mistakes. The title comes from the black box concept of learning from plane crashes. … Continue reading Book suggestion: Black Box Thinking
Finding a niche in coding can help you get your foot in the professional door, however, there are some risks. If your skill set is too narrow you can force yourself out of the competition. If you risk it and jump in a trending part of tech that doesn't catch on you've also forced yourself … Continue reading You’re a clinician, you already have a coding niche.
After two long hours communicating over skype with a friend of a friend who is a developer in Budapest we finally managed to upload the beta test of our site on the port : http://126.96.36.199:61008/ . There is still much more to do before it becomes mildly useful such as populating the backend database with providers … Continue reading One small step for most, one giant leap for me!
As doctors and nurses we always want to prevent/reduce disease. The introduction of new technology keeps telling us that we will reduce mistakes, treat certain diseases and reduce cost of certain treatment pathways. However, although technology is accelerating at an alarming rate we don’t see patient safety increasing in the same manner. In some years … Continue reading The Peltzman Effect and Patient Safety