ACEs Too High | Saving Our Children By the Time Dessert Comes

Several years ago I had the unique opportunity of having dinner with Dr. John Anda and Dr. Sandra Bloom, both pioneers when it comes to trauma and trauma informed care. It was a special experience, of course, with enlightening conversation. With dinner companions such as these, it’s not surprising that we began questioning why the ACEs […]

What is DSRIP? | The Sticker Shock of Medicaid Reform

We’re all familiar with the concept of a deadline and a reward based on performance. It’s been ingrained in us since elementary school where we were given homework to be completed the next day and the best ones got a sticker. New York’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) is just like those elementary school […]

Bridging the Users & Developers Gap in EHR Software Development

Software Developers can often become disconnected to those using their software, through no fault of anyone. Bridging the gap from developers to those in behavioral health services is critical to TenEleven’s approach to EHR software development. My Story I once worked as one of the few developers of an internal custom Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) […]

Keeping it Simple | Data Presentation & Bar Graph Readability

Before reading this text, I’m guessing you’ve already peeked at the bar graph below.  It’s human nature for our eyes to be drawn towards a visual – that’s why they’re great for depicting data!  Take a fresh look at this graph, but this time be cognizant of where your eyes go to process the details. […]