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Book: Charcoal Joe

Without going into too much detail about the main character, Easy Rawlins, Walter Mosley has spent about 20 years developing the character in 14 books so far and 1 movie from the first book, “Devil In A Blue Dress” starring Denzel Washington. Easy Rawlins is a private eye in 60s and 70s Los Angeles who […]

Turning Data Into Direction Read more

Turning Data Into Direction

DATA. This four letter word has created just as many opportunities as it has destroyed, much like the other popular, albeit more profane, four letter words. In the realm of Health Information Exchanges (HIE), “data” is a buzzword like no other. If you don’t have data, you definitely don’t have an HIE. So, with all […]

The Imperative for Financial Independence in HIEs Read more

The Imperative for Financial Independence in HIEs

As grant money from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and other grantors dries up for Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), solutions are necessary for sustaining these very important entities. Some are flourishing while others are struggling or closing. It has become a paradox as to how and why some HIEs […]