April 14, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
More often than not, health IT advocates get excited about the myriad ways technology could be used to help doctors do a better job of providing care. But what about using IT to help doctors go back... More
April 09, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Quality and Safety
One way of summing up the past decade in healthcare might be to say that IT is finally aiming to catch up with the remarkable strides medical science has made over the past generation. More
March 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
In 2013, Kaiser Permanente conducted 10.5 million patient-doctor visits via e-mail, telephone or video tools, and in a new report the organization discusses some of the ways those visits took place. More
March 07, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
A new study by the Rand Corporation indicates that, perhaps not surprisingly, many doctors are not quite as enamored of new health IT as advocates would like. More
February 26, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Mobile/Wireless
Want to hook an online audience? Ask Amazon how to do it. That's essentially the advice one health IT stakeholder is offering his colleagues across the sector. More
February 19, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
A new media survey finds widespread use of healthcare analytics, but experts wonder if providers are really sure about the appropriate and necessary uses of it. More
February 13, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Electronic Health Records
From a business standpoint, one of the more interesting phenomena in healthcare is how the ubiquity of IT is enabling companies not traditionally associated with healthcare to take a stab at... More
February 06, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security
One of the enduring ironies when it comes to health IT is the contradiction between the understandable concern among healthcare stakeholders over data security and the apparent willingness of... More
January 28, 2014 | Jeff Rowe | Mobile/Wireless
Too good to be true? The evidence is piling up and stakeholders are beginning to take seriously the idea that gaming could help reduce costs and streamline processes. More
March 14, 2013 | Jeff Rowe | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Healthcare stakeholders and policymakers are working overtime to build the bridge into the digital future. But is there a risk that bridge may collapse under the weight of expectations? More
February 07, 2013 | Jeff Rowe | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
To put it mildly, the transition to EHRs comes freighted with a whole host of expectations. More
August 01, 2012 | Jeff Rowe | Electronic Health Records
It’s just one report, but based on the results of a recent study by Manhattan Research, policymakers may want to make sure that the array of programs designed to facilitate the use of EHRs and other... More
July 24, 2012 | Jeff Rowe | Electronic Health Records
Predicting where EHRs are going is, of course, more than just a hobby for many people in the healthcare sector. More
November 04, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
With this post, HITECHWatch is calling it a day. More
November 03, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
On the matter of EHR safety, there seems to be some disagreement. More