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Accountable Care  – Defeated by A Lack of Information Mobility

Accountable Care Organizations need information — it's their fuel. But, they are starved by disparate systems, poor HIE implementations and ineffective leadership at the Health IT level. Standard stuff, par for the course. ACOs held back by poor interoperability What is an ACO? Accountable Care Organizations are just pools of risk where healthcare providers (hospitals, specialists, etc.) get paid a certain amount of money for a population of individuals. Money saved is divvied up amongst the providers…

Healthcare Outsider

standing apart from the establishment Healthcare is huge. It consumes 8% of the total US Economy — a number that is substantially larger than $1 Trillion dollars. It also has its fair share of bloggers, pundits, and talking heads if you will. Most of them are insiders. Their views are aligned with their career ambitions. Careers! As I complete my inaugural year in healthcare — and a hell of a year, it's been! — I've settled on three truisms…

Commitment and Resolve  – To Be Great

More interesting than one quote is two. Context requires the plural. When you start looking at a problem and it seems really simple, you don't really understand the complexity of the problem. Then you get into the problem, and you see that it's really complicated, and you come up with all these convoluted solutions. That's sort of the middle, and that's where most people stop… But the really great person will keep on going and find…

About me

Howdy, and welcome to my playbook. My craft is aligning organizations by planning, building and managing towards goals. I have a passion for technology businesses, especially those that leverage software to improve daily life. My strength is bringing these two silos together: I sit at the intersection of these two disciplines and believe that each is one-part art and one-part science. With discipline and process, we can focus on creation. Education I received a BS in…