Consolidated Business & Enterprise Computing Rant Thread

Discussion in 'Business & Enterprise Computing' started by elvis, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. blankpaper

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    I did it for a few months in high school a few years earlier. I don't remember doing anything useful with it (we used Delphi/object pascal as our main language), more just a conceptual understanding/solving some logic problems with it, but it was interesting. I was thankful it wasn't in any exams though :lol:
     
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    Why didn't they use blockchain technology for it.
     
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    Zero's increase as failures increase, gotta be well compensated for accepting all the Gov risk/blame!
     
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    They still haven't figured out that computers, unlike people, can't be duped into doing things by lying to them.
     
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    Its the census all over again.
     
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    The docker rabbit hole is actually an anus and not in a good way.
     
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    And ATO and Qld health and filing cabinets and the rest.
     
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    Even if it was well secured, the PCEHR system as it currently is makes the medical people I talk to sad. They are encountering an unstructured data dump, so will have to slog though it all to make sense of the history.
     
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    Imagine trying to get the requirements on a unified health database. Run away... Not surprised the structure is foobar
     
  12. NSanity

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    Nah. Its really not that hard. There is like 4-5 Practice Software packages, period - and of those 3 stand out (PracSoft, MedicalDirector and BestPractice). They all already do interfaces with medicare for billing, secure message transport (signed by certs) for imaging/pathology, etc. Issuing to package providers that you need to map abc data to xyz fields in mybigdumbhealthdb is relatively easy.

    But the entry standards for a consult leave a *lot* to be desired. I've moved around a few times (more than most) and have a chronic pain issue. The best notes I have are the handwritten ones from my specialist and sports physician. The rest are like;

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    for a 40 minute consult. then a dump for all the med's i've ever been prescribed - with no reference to which visit. Its honestly like reading L1 Service Desk (that you're about to fire) ticket notes.

    The risk adversity (to being sued for being shithouse) for the medical profession is huge. When people seek a second opinion, they shouldn't have to pass on "vague as fuck" notes to the next doctor for review.
     
  13. GumbyNoTalent

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    Mongo is web scale isn't it?
     
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    That's why I hate the pitch that "you have control over who sees your health data".

    If It let *My* doctor see it, then his practice's software packages Selects * from * Where Patient=PabloEscobar, and now my Data exists in 2 separate places.

    If I revoke my doctors access, My data doesn't suddenly disappear from their practice software.
     
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    What do the hospitals use?
    Or is it targeted more at your family medical centres?
     
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    iSoft and CSC systems (originally written by McDonall Douglas (computer division) one was called Homer and another called Hybiscis).
     
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    Those are easier for the government to mandate support on - much bigger entities, and hitting them hard for non-compliance doesn't hurt "working families" or whatever.
     
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    As always, there are people doing things at much larger scales without problems. Our Government consistently can't deliver systems with a known upper bounds of users (i.e.: the country's population).

    I can only assume a bunch of old wrinkly white dudes get in a room and go "yeah, we reckon that there's about 1000 people in the country with these new fangled computers who'll use this, because we don't understand the Internet", and then hand that off as spec.
     
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    Nope, most of the really bad ones are delivered by companies like PWC* and then get tossed around like a red hair'd orphan until some agency that had nothing to do with it finally gets stuck with the train wreck.

    The other challenge most people dont understand is you cant do the "sain" thing in terms of work/data flow you have to do what the legislation says no ifs no buts.

    *how auditors keep winning IT design and delivery work in Canberra i'll never fucking understand.........
     
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    That's what I said.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cronyism
     
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