Broadband Initiative

Won $16 million in funding from the FCC Rural Health Care Pilot Program.  Through competitive bidding, selected a carrier partner to build a $30 million, 600-mile fiber-optic broadband network in thirteen southern Ohio counties.  Engineered the network including DWDM backbone and metro-Ethernet distribution.  Managing relationships with the FCC and SOHCN members

Health Information Exchange

Researched and analyzed options for health information exchange to inform the membership of the Southern Ohio Health Care Network.  Assessing costs and functionality of leading HIE networks around the country.  Exploring leading-edge solutions that may emerge as cost-effective options.  Jointly created intellectual property with client.