Blog Profile / Chilmark Research


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Archived Since:April 6, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Managing in a Maelstrom: Fishing for Focus and Value

Healthcare market attributes, context, policies, administration, payment and scope have been hotly debated since the inception of insurance programs nearly a century ago. Despite constant change, the market organization and investment targets were generally guided by reasonably clear directions and … Read more ›

PHM as a Service

The growing trend for Population Health Management (PHM) HIT vendors to offer one or more service offerings is worth examining further. HIT vendors are having to delicately weigh the value of stepping outside their software core competency to also now … Read more ›

Care Management Market Trends Webinar Next Week

Come join us for our next webinar, taking place April 25 at 1pm ET. This webinar will feature Matt Guldin, lead Care Management analyst, sharing insights from this expansive research undertaking into the current state of technology solutions for care … Read more ›

Telehealth’s Dilemma Is Healthcare’s Dilemma

The telehealth market in the United States finds itself at a crossroads. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth has matured to the point that on-demand services are (in very broad terms at least) available to most Americans, either via a smartphone app or … Read more ›

Next Frontier of Care Management

As we wrap up the forthcoming 2017 Care Management Market Trends Report, I have been pondering the issue of social determinants of health (SDoH). In our HIMSS Conference 2017 recap, we noted that SDoH “came across as an unexpectedly strong … Read more ›

Deriving Value from Enterprise Systems

Much consternation has been expressed over the years regarding massive enterprise software roll-outs. There are numerous examples in virtually any industry sector one cares to look at. Years ago, when I was working as an analyst in the manufacturing vertical, … Read more ›

Data for the Deluge – Interoperability for Networked Healthcare

Today we release the 2017 Clinician Network Management Market Trends Report. It provides an overview of realistic approaches and solutions to improve data interoperability across the industry. Leading solution vendors are assessed and rated on their capabilities to support this … Read more ›

Driving Policy Without Healthcare Organizations: A Fool’s Errand

Healthcare in the United States faces many problems, but one of the bigger ones is bringing the right stakeholders to the table when it’s time to try to solve a problem. Often, the empty chair should be occupied by an … Read more ›

The Need for “Precision” Definitions

Healthcare is a study in extremes.  On the precise end of the continuum, we have the surgical precision of the neurosurgeon’s scalpel and the micro-precision of genomic studies.  On the not-even-close-to-precise opposite end of the continuum, we have the very … Read more ›

Vendors Enabling the ACO: New Class of Vendors Matures

Successfully enabling an Accountable Care Organization is extremely challenging: There isn’t one standard ACO model; there isn’t one single ACO national policy; there isn’t one specific map to follow to build an ACO nor measure its success. There are few … Read more ›

HIMSS17: Little Less Hype, More Focus on Value

Our industry was in state of unrest going into HIMSS17. Some would call it panic. This year’s HIMSS was as much a REALLY large group therapy session as it was a trade show. Seemed as if everyone was reassuring each … Read more ›

Vendors Enabling the ACO: Webinar Recording and Slides Now Available

Just in time for you to have a little extra reading or viewing material for your flights to HIMSS17, we are pleased to present to you the latest in our webinar series, Vendors Enabling the ACO: Reducing the Risk of … Read more ›

Medical Professionalism Trumps Health IT in Coordinating Care

As I sat in the Reading (Penn.) Health System ER late Friday night, I had a lot of time to reflect on the research I have been doing lately on care coordination. In particular, I pondered how what I have … Read more ›

Top 7 Things to Look for at HIMSS17

The final countdown has begun. In a few short days I and the rest of the Chilmark Research team will make our annual pilgrimage to the big health IT confab, HIMSS17, to rub shoulders with some 45,000 of our closest … Read more ›

Reducing the Risk of Risk-Based Arrangements: Vendors Enabling the ACO

Join us on February 14th at 1pm ET for our next free webinar when Jennifer Rogers will share highlights from her upcoming report, “Reducing the Risk of Risk-Based Arrangements: Vendors Enabling the ACO.” We’ll cover: Viability, trending, and projections for the ACO … Read more ›

Patient Experience and Satisfaction Aren’t the Same as Engagement

Healthcare’s inexorable march toward value-based care has brought with it a focus on what’s best for the patient. Instead of routinely pushing people from one billable appointment to another, providers of all types are, to varying degrees, beginning to understand … Read more ›

Playing the Field

We don’t mean social dating, so don’t get too excited. We are referring to field care management, those Population Health Management (PHM) services delivered by care managers face-to-face in person with consumers. Is this the most effective use of limited … Read more ›

Open APIs: The Promise and Hope from Outside the HIT Bubble

APIs (application programming interfaces) are a hot topic in healthcare these days. In the parlance of the moment – interest inside the health IT (HIT) bubble is strong. During the past few months, I stepped outside this bubble and talked … Read more ›

Navigating Open Enrollment – Or, Why Informed Choices in Healthcare Are Nearly Impossible

Like many Americans, I have been covered by employer-sponsored health plans for the entirety of my professional career. As such, the open enrollment period that has garnered so many headlines over the last few years has conversely been of little … Read more ›

Looking to 2017: Our Baker’s Dozen Forecast

2016 is heading for the doors, 2017 readily awaits. But what will this New Year bring? One thing for sure, a new president and administration that appears intent on rewriting the rules, be they foreign policy, environmental or healthcare. But … Read more ›

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