Counting clicks

This month, EPMonthly ran an article about the cost of poorly-designed EHR on ED operations. The EPMonthly authors - Augustine and Holstein - ask some good questions and made some good points. But the data they used to ground their piece came from a peer-reviewed article that unfortunately leaves a lot to be desired.

We ran an editor's note at the end of the EPMonthly piece, succinctly stating my objections to the original peer-reviewed research. But since this "4000 clicks" study has gotten traction elsewhere, I felt compelled to make my detailed criticisms of the article publicly available: