2021-11-07 Power Shift in ER

Marc shared a story about his experience as an ER doctor. While the patient remained in the ER, Marc had absolute power over the hospital system. He could get anything he wanted for that patient. As soon as he released the patient to be admitted to the hospital, his power over care decisions disappeared completely.

He is also of the opinion that "you have to learn to love weak signals" to be effective as an ER doc.

Some nurses hated when I did it. The veteran nurses understood what I was doing and they appreciated it. But I would hold patients in the ER beyond the initial signs of recovery to monitor some weak signals before turning them over to hospital admissions, because of that change in power.

Ten Challenges for Making Automation a Team Player researchgate

Something about the fences made clear between wiki and frames and html scripts and observable and leaflet. And a metaphor between that and Seymour Paper's trick of making differential geometry accessible to young children via turtle geometry and Cynthia Solomon's work on LOGO.

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