Dragon Medical – Get Out of Cursor Penalty Box by Using the Dragon Dictation Box

At U-M Michigan Medicine, we use Epic, and our Electronic Health Record (EHR) is called MiChart. We have Dragon Medical an I am extremely grateful Leadership at Michigan Medicine continues to provide the option of phone-based dictation. As a consulting gastroenterologist seeing patients scheduled into 30-minute clinic visits slots I have to a lot in […]

M3 Student Orientation: MiChart Boot Camp

Hello I enjoyed giving the fast paced hands-on session and meeting a few of you after class. I have moved all the content and links for the M3 MiChart Boot Camp to the website MiChartFLY Website VPN is required to access MiChartFLY if you are not on the 8021X network › M3 Orientation 90 […]

Round and Read June 2017

Team Lumen Strong: June 2017 I am using this page as a launch point to share topics we read and resources, like PDF’s for articles.  This is a very iterative process, so hang on during the ride w/ me and give me your feedback. My goal: help us read more of the primary literature (beyond […]

Open Notes: An Overview at the Pivotal Trial (and Thinking About My Notes)

Open notes is the process of providing online access to patients so they can read the notes created by their providers. The goal of sharing notes with patient is to deepen the patient’s understanding of their illness and create a more accurate patient electronic health record. The hope is that patients who read their notes become […]

T2T Workshop – May 2017

Welcome, to the first Technology to Transform (T2T) workshop. This is our home page for working together. Thanks for joining us. I look forward to great discussions and what we can learn from each other Raf Rizk, MD –   Today’s Journey on a Trello BoardList of Selected Software and Apps Discussed on May19Explore the […]

Google Chrome is A Browser With Super Powers

Chrome is my favorite go-to browser because of it’s many features. At UM in the hospital and clinics, Chrome should be available on all computers as an alternative browser to Internet Explorer (IE). Adding Chrome Extensions to Chrome gives it super powers.  Think of extensions as one-click timesavers to help you do tasks quickly using different integrated […]

Physician Well-Being and Burnout

Physician Burnout: Stop Blaming the IndividualMy First Post on the Topic of Physician Well Being This page is a starting point for me to share what I learn about physician burnout and well-being. I think about the work-life imbalance that we all keep trying to balance as I watch and listen colleagues who love to […]

Find That ‘One’ Outlook Email Message Faster

My TakeHow-To (screenshots) My Take My confession: I have thousands of messages in my Outlook* inbox and so when I want to find that ‘one message’ from someone or about something, I want the fastest search method. Read More Instead of using folders to organize email, I use a combination of assinging categories to a message […]


1Password Is One Fantastic Option to Eliminate the Password Reset Blues (Rage)

The Big PictureSneak Peak1-Minute Video Walkthrough 1Password LinksRelated StuffMy Two Cents The Big Picture I do not relish the idea of resetting passwords, remembering secret questions or creating passwords with combinations of letters, numbers and symbols that vary with each site I visit. I also want to avoid password recovery rage (a syndrome that afflicts many) and […]

How to Download Embedded Images in Outlook Messages

Why Learn This At UM, Outlook 2016 (desktop version)  prevents auto-downloading of pictures embedded within a message. It’s easy to download images (ensure you trusted the email sender).      Image GalleryYou have two options to download the images Click the image to enlarge OPTION 2 Image GalleryMore Outlook Shortcuts Find Messages in Outlook Faster With Easy to […]

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