The scheduling method developed by Muthuraman and his colleagues is being implemented within a GE Centricity Electronic Medical Records system by a non-profit organization called the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services. Through this group, more than 300 physicians will be using this probabilistic algorithm to efficiently schedule more than 250,000 patients across eight states, including Texas.
…experience was from that of our parents, the Boomers. The best summary I have found so far is this: “While Baby Boomers whined about the long lines for gas in the mid-1970s, Gen Xers watched from the back seat wondering what the future held. Just like the malls, shopping centers and office buildings they would come to work in and the videos they would rent, everything appeared secondhand and pre-viewed.” For that reason, examples of inspiration like the Space Shuttle meant very much to me — and, I would argue, to many of my fellow Gen Xers. The Space Shuttle was something that belonged to us.