Archived Polls

Regarding the need for Maintenance of Certification,

  • A process like that of the NBPAS (basically, licensure plus 50 hours of CME) should suffice for MOC (65%)
  • I don't believe there should be any MOC requirement (19%)
  • A more rigorous process, including an exam of some type, is appropriate for MOC (16%)

Start Date: June 29, 2015 @ 5:54 am
End Date: No Expiry

Within 5 years, do you believe that natural language processing will markedly cut the need for checkboxes in physician & nursing notes?

  • I'm really not sure (40%)
  • I'm confident that it will (30%)
  • I'm confident that it won't (30%)

Start Date: June 18, 2015 @ 1:01 am
End Date: No Expiry

Regarding the future of health IT:

  • I think it will take more than 3-5 years for it to get much better (40%)
  • I think it will take more than 8-10 years for it to get much better (36%)
  • I don't think it will ever get better. We should go back to pen and paper (15%)
  • I'm very happy with the current status and my current system (9%)

Start Date: March 23, 2015 @ 1:10 am
End Date: No Expiry

For aviation to become safer, does it need...

  • no change (the balance today is about right)? (55%)
  • Less technology (to put the pilots more in control & prevent complacency and deskilling)? (36%)
  • More technology (so that the planes can essentially fly themselves)? (9%)

Start Date: February 23, 2015 @ 6:16 am
End Date: No Expiry

How many years before health IT "settles down" and becomes useful and user-friendly?

  • 10 years (38%)
  • 15 years (23%)
  • It'll never happen (20%)
  • 5 years (15%)
  • We're already there (4%)

Start Date: January 15, 2015 @ 6:42 am
End Date: No Expiry