September 07, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Yesterday, we commented on the "exuberance" of the reports on the recently released study that look at the impact of EHR use on care for diabetes patients. More
September 06, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
The New England Journal of Medicine has just published a study that compared the differences in health outcomes between paper-based and EHR-based practices, and if all you did was skim the headlines... More
September 01, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
The architects of the HITECH Act are hoping that a lot of things are going to change within the next five years. More
August 31, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
It’s no secret that many HIT advocates are frustrated at the pace of the HIT transition. More
August 30, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
“Knock the heck out of it,” ONC Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, exhorted attendees at an Allscripts conference, yesterday. More
August 29, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
We interrupt these dog days of summer for a bit of a doctors’ food fight. More
August 26, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
It’s a chicken-or-egg question: Will doctors adopting EHRs lead to a rise in the use of Personal Health Records (PHRs), or will increasing consumer demand for personal health information force... More
August 24, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
More often than not, general surveys are probably of little use to policymakers. More
August 23, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Lately, we’ve been pondering how policymakers should approach educating patients about the HIT transition. More
August 18, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Anyone who doubts the complexity of the HIT transition should talk to a lawyer. More
August 18, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
It's pretty much a given in HIT policy circles that the public needs to know more about the potential benefits of health IT. More
August 16, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
You say "po-tay-to," I say "po-tah-to." More
August 12, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
How far should government go to make good things happen? More
August 11, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
ONC is currently preparing to expand its efforts at educating the public about the advantages of EHRs, but as they develop their outreach program policymakers need to ensure that the information they... More
August 10, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Like it or not, spending the public’s money on the HIT transition is a Catch-22. More