Blog Profile / Chilmark Research


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Archived Since:April 6, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Care Management Market Moving Forward By Moving Backward

One of the most interesting trends that Chilmark Research uncovered in studying the care management market over the last several months was the shift away from care coordination and back toward the delivery of care management. After all, the rhetoric … Read more ›

Business as Usual is Comfy

Merely talking about the strategic importance of a particular initiative, and actually investing organizational capital in it, are two distinctly different things. Industry polls consistently indicate that we are inching toward 40 percent of providers participating in some form of … Read more ›

Has the Consumer Been Lost in Value-Based Population Health?

Among the many recent American Health Care Act (AHCA) sound bites was one congressman pointing out that healthcare cost is the real issue at hand. If healthcare costs can be brought down, the issue of premium increases and access will … Read more ›

Major Medical Decisions Still Require a Leap of Faith

Last weekend during dinner with my family, the topic of total knee replacements came up. My aunt, who is 70, is having her first procedure done and wants to know what information is available to help her make a better … Read more ›

Practical Steps for Turning Big Health Innovation Ideas Into Reality

Every year, the health IT industry follows a pattern. HIMSS inspires us, our heads and notebooks filled with visions of The Next Big Thing that will change healthcare delivery. But shortly after arriving home, catching up on sleep, and reintroducing … Read more ›

PHM Case Study Webinar Next Week

A key element in new value-based care models, and payment reform in general, population health management (PHM) has been one of the primary buzzwords in the industry for the past few years. Now that it has moved beyond merely a … Read more ›

Care Management Market Trends Webinar Ready for Viewing

Our next webinar will be held on May 17th at 1pm ET. This event will feature Jennifer Rogers and two representatives of the Marshfield Clinic, one of the case studies from our upcoming report, Driving Speed to Value: Three Diverse Approaches … Read more ›

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 ›

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