Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 4 | Lecture: e | Slide: 4
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Health Care Processes and Decision Making
Lecture:Making a diagnosis Choosing therapy Communicating the plan The impact of EHRs and technology on clinical decision-making
Slide content:Keeping Track of Care (Corner, 1905. PD-US) Never ask a new patient a question without note-book and pencil in hand.... Sir William Osler (18491919) 4
Slide notes:This final lecture discusses communication of the management plan to all those who might need the information. Its not clear how far back the practice of keeping medical records goes, but it dates at least to this quote from Sir William Osler [ ohs -ler ] , who advised medical students, [quote] Never ask a new patient a question without notebook and pencil in hand [end quote]. 4