Scoping the Work

Scoping is mission critical, in more ways than one. The scope must be true to the mission of the certifying body or program, but also narrow enough to be practical, scalable, and marketable. For example, an outpatient obstetrics clinical record has information that is historically relevant at the time of actual delivery, but the inpatient obstetrical record requires very different functionalities and information about both mother and baby (with a record of its own at the time of birth). The inpatient record is specific to events that occurred during the entire admission, labor, delivery, and immediate post-partum period. One of the most obvious and basic differences between these two systems is the need for the inpatient system ...

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