As many of you probably know, I started a new Hospital EMR and EHR website that follows a similar pattern to EMR and HIPAA & EMR and EHR, but focused on the technology used in a hospital with the EHR being at the center (most of the times). The site has been growing like crazy with the wonderful Katherine Rourke posting most of the content.
However, one thing I found really interesting was that I took this post about Epic Possibly Being Victim of its Own EMR Success and posted it on Google Plus (UPDATE: You’ll need to add me to your Google Circle so I can add you to my EMR circle to see it. I forgot I only shared it with my EMR google circle and I can’t see how to make it public). I’ve just been dabbling around in Google Plus, and so I was surprised by the results.
In the post itself, there have been 6 comments about Epic EMR’s success. That’s really not a bad number of comments for such a new Hospital EMR blog.
However, the astounding part is that my thread on Google Plus that links to the post has already had 40 comments on it with some amazing insight from those commenting.
It’s still really early in the life of Google Plus. Maybe it’s early and the novelty of Google Plus is what’s currently providing the great discussion. I’ll have to seriously consider how I can incorporate that discussion into future blog posts.