UI to behold

Another user interface in a medical journal app, that I simply can’t let go by unremarked. I don’t think I’ve seen this kind of “inspired” (de-spired?) layout since the Visual Basic 1.0 cowboy days. You’d think that this would be your niece’s attempt at producing a form, but no, it’s a multimillion dollar electronic healthcare records app we’re talking about here. And this is an update to it. New and improved!

Screen shot of bad UI

These people claim they have a trained UI specialist on staff. They’ve never said what they have him or her doing, though. The dishes?