R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Ending Life with Dignity

End-of-life issues are difficult at best. When there are failures in the system that affect the care of a loved...

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You CAN Get There from Here: Navigating Interoperability

Not surprisingly, we’ve had a lot of questions recently about what we think of the draft Interoperability Roadmap published by...

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HIE ROI: DSRIP, ACO, PCMH, BPCI

Yep, I just did that. Acronyms and abbreviations are a fact of life in health information technology. It gets worse...

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Scanning the Garbage: Looking for Meaning in Mounds of Data

We all have different ways of interpreting the world around us. I tend to see things as visual metaphors. While...

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Innovation Rises Like Cream With a Strong HIE Platform

A year ago at this time, I was COO and CIO at the Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI). I helped...

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Patient Engagement, Not Enragement: A Look Ahead

The Health Care Blog recently asked industry insiders and pundits across health care to share their armchair quarterback predictions for...

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