July 26, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
While the HITECH incentives are intended to move the country toward comprehensive use of EHRs, many HIT proponents have been banking on patient demand for access to their records as the real key to... More
July 22, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Got money worries? Join the club! More
July 21, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
It’s easy to defend the HITECH Act based on the potential benefits of new health IT. More
July 20, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
There's been no shortage of reports on the fact that smaller providers are making the HIT leap much more slowly than larger ones. More
July 19, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
We are a nation awash in price tags. More
July 15, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
OK, let's be honest: How many of us still print out emails, at least every once in a while? More
July 14, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Wait! Don’t hit that “Back” button! More
July 13, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
The words “digital divide” typically refer to the technological gap between those who have up-to-date IT and those who don’t. More
July 12, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Sometimes, when we have trouble falling asleep at night, we lie in bed and wonder what the National Health Information Network may ultimately look like. More
July 08, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently took advantage of the Obama Administration’s regulatory review process to urge HHS to simplify, among other things, the myriad regulations surrounding... More
July 07, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Scratch beneath the surface of any policymaker, and you’re likely to find a person who fancies him- or herself a problem solver. More
June 30, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
There’s been no shortage of reports lately concerning the difficulties small healthcare providers have when it comes to new HIT. But a recently released report may point to some critical answers. More
June 29, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
It is, of course, much too early to be thinking of burying Meaningful Use, but it seems equally premature to be spending much time praising it. More
June 28, 2011 | Jeff Rowe | Meaningful Use
Policymakers promoting a specific agenda are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, they have to make a case for their ideas in the name of getting both public support and funding to... More