Interview with Lawrence Weed, MD- The Father of the Problem-Oriented Medical Record Looks Ahead.

@article{Jacobs2009InterviewWL,
  title={Interview with Lawrence Weed, MD- The Father of the Problem-Oriented Medical Record Looks Ahead.},
  author={Lee D Jacobs},
  journal={The Permanente journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={84-9}
}
I first met Lawrence Weed, MD, in 1972 when I was a third-year medical student at the University of Vermont. To this day I remember his passion for a disciplined approach to medical record documentation to optimize the care provided to each individual patient.Now, 35 years later, I was privileged to meet with Dr Weed at his home in Vermont. We discussed when he first was alerted to the nonscientific approach clinicians use to make decisions on patients. The rest of the interview time was spent… CONTINUE READING