Jim Intriglia

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Electronic Health Records Systems Series

On March 18, 2019, an in-depth article, Death by 1,000 Clicks, written by Fred Schulte and Erika Fry for Fortune magazine, was published on the Kaiser Health News (KHN) website.

The article, complete with four video segments, explores U.S. government claims that transitioning American paper-based medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper.

From my perspective as a Healthcare IT Systems Analyst/Developer who has participated in functional system/software application testing and process improvement initiatives, this article shines a spotlight on key functional areas that need careful testing and evaluation (T&E).

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JIRA Core and Agile/Scrum: A Powerful Combination for Business Project Management

In 'Choosing the Best Group Calendar Solution for JIRA Core Cloud', I discussed two add-on Confluence calendar applications and an approach that would integrate a Teamup web calendar with a Confluence page.

Let's suppose that the need for a team calendaring solution was being driven by business stakeholders. Could we apply Agile project management principles to manage a business research and development project, that would enable the selection, configuration and go-live launch of a calendar solution for a business team?

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JIRA Core Business Requirements Gathering

If the initial project planning, stakeholder orientation and requirements gathering steps are successfully executed, odds are favorable for a JIRA Core Project that will result in measurable and significant increases in speed, efficiency and productivity for the business process owners, managers and others that are engaged in the process.

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