There has been a lot of talk recently in UK health related IT sites around getting clinicians to code mainly catalysed by an article on Tim Kelsey’s opinion on the matter in E-Health Insider.
This subject has been very emotive for me for a little while. When I talk tech to fellow GPs, they tend to look at me with a glazed look unless I speak like a soft system designer. Developers on the other hand either don’t know how to handle me, or take me with a pinch of salt. You’re in this half way house and don’t quite fit into either world.
2 Blogs whose authors I have a great amount of respect for summed up the issues perfectly: