Sports and Wellness

Bert Verhees bert.verhees at rosa.nl
Wed Aug 1 03:42:12 EDT 2018


A better word for healthcare would be illness-care not ill-care (sorry 
for that)

Bert

On 01-08-18 08:28, Bert Verhees wrote:
> Is this subject clinical?  Not really (maybe another mailing-list 
> would be in place, I explain it)
>
>
> A few weeks ago I discussed that OpenEhr should also focus on sports 
> and wellness, because it is a growing market, it is very much related 
> to health, and it has about the same software requirements as EHR has.
>
> One of my favourite jokes I make last weeks when I talk with 
> healthcare professionals:
>
> Health and Healthcare should also be about Health. It is a bit 
> Orwellian New Speak to name care for illness as healthcare. A better 
> word would be ill-care. Healthcare should be about good food, sports, 
> things that make you healthy.
>
> (But this is  a joke, for a laugh,  Hahahaha)
>
>
> But nevertheless, OpenEhr should also focus on "healthcare" Sports and 
> Wellness, we had that discussion. Technical spoken, it is fit for that 
> purpose, I even would call it almost ideal, a lot can be done under 
> Observations. Also "idea-like", it fits well. People do sports for 
> their health.
>
> But we need archetypes. Archetypes in CKM are focussed on ill-ness, so 
> there are some additions needed.
>
> Archetypes and Templates for this purpose. But how do we get them? It 
> is not easy because in medical informatics, mostly is talked about 
> registration of illness, and that is not the right thinking frame for 
> this purpose.
>
> So it is good that there is information on the Internet, and quite a 
> lot. But we need someone who will write the archetypes. I must tell 
> you, this will not be me. It is not my expertise, although, if I 
> really try.... But it is better if somebody else does it.
>
> I give you one pointer, in that you find many keywords to find other 
> information:
>
> http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Software
>
>
> Also check out this person, he is really good and experienced and 
> focused a lot on sports-software.
>
> https://twitter.com/champagnethomas
>
> https://github.com/thomaschampagne?tab=repositories
>
>
> Good luck, I hope some one will pick up the challenge.
>
> If no-one does, I do it maybe, or maybe not. I will see. But again, 
> better someone else does it. There should be a organizational addition 
> of the CKM-organization (and a mailing-list) so that it will be done 
> in structured way. This would be good to attract the right people.
>
>
> Best regards
>
> Bert
>




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