Jeff Rowe is a contributing writer for Healthcare IT News and editor of HIMSS Future Care. He previously served as Editor of EHRWatch, a tech blog focused on all aspects of electronic health records.
By Jeff Rowe 11:10 pm May 13, 2013
Medication tracking is an area that rightly gets a lot of attention from healthcare organizations. But another important use for tracking is to keep tabs on the myriad devices used to provide care or comfort to patients.
By Jeff Rowe 10:06 am May 09, 2013
In the rural West, neighbors often come in handy. Nowhere is that probably more true than in Wyoming. With a mere 5.8 inhabitants per square mile -- only Alaska is more "open," with 1.2 inhabitants per square mile -- Wyoming has a tradition of neighbor helping neighbor on just about everything that matters. Take health IT, for example.
By Jeff Rowe 04:00 pm May 06, 2013
Given the pace of change in today's hyper-connected world, it takes little time for a new technology to become taken for granted. Take Skype: Whereas not so long ago the idea of carrying on even casual conversations via your computer would have seemed exotic, now the idea hardly raises an eyebrow. But that doesn't mean there's not room for...
By Jeff Rowe 01:38 pm May 01, 2013
One way or another, the entrepreneurial impulse plays a role in pretty much any economic sector. But few sectors can claim to be a "work-in-progress" to the same degree as the telemedicine space in healthcare.
By Jeff Rowe 02:09 pm April 29, 2013
Telemedicine may be changing the way healthcare is delivered around the world, but it's identical to every other economic sector in one critical respect: Without investment, companies don't get very far.
By Jeff Rowe 02:06 pm April 29, 2013
Needless to say, attendees at the 2013 ATA International Meeting & Trade Show can expect to hear a lot about the past year's developments in telemedicine across the country. But as with most things technological, borders have become porous and distances short as telemedicine has spread around the world.
By Jeff Rowe 06:57 am December 05, 2012
The ONC Town Hall at the mHealth Summit on Tuesday put consumers center stage with a discussion of how patients are getting plugged in to their own healthcare.
By Jeff Rowe 08:22 am December 04, 2012
Among the two-thirds of respondents who indicated that they have mHealth policies in place, two primary impact areas are pharmacy management and the continuum of care, according to HIMSS survey of mobile technology use.
By Jeff Rowe 07:08 am December 04, 2012
New mHealth technology is continuing to spread across the healthcare sector, and it’s going to change dramatically the way healthcare services are delivered in the future.
By Jeff Rowe 12:25 pm July 23, 2012
Without specifics, the report finding high levels of physician satisfaction among those using EHRs "smacks way too loudly of public officials patting themselves on the back."
The Daily Brief Newsletter
Get daily news updates from Healthcare IT News.