Blog Profile / Chilmark Research

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Blog Post Archive

Reality Check on the Retail Health Spending Survey

By now you’ve probably seen the Health Affairs study (and requisite mainstream media coverage) stipulating that retail health clinics actually add to the nation’s healthcare spending by encouraging the use of medical services. The study is not without merit, but … Read more ›

HIMSS16 Wrap: Analysts Answer 3 Key Questions

The pilgrimage to HIMSS has once again come to pass. While certainly not a spiritual pilgrimage – after all it did take place in Sin City – it is a trek into the depths of healthcare IT (HIT). No other … Read more ›

Care Management – What to Look For at HIMSS16

With the completion and release of the Care Management Market Trends Report last week, I arrived out in sunny and warm Las Vegas for the HIMSS16 Conference. I just wanted to post a brief list of things I will be … Read more ›

Market Trends Report on Care Management Solutions Now Available

Chilmark Research launched the Care Coordination (now Care Management) domain in an effort to bring clarity to a diverse and emerging market that had yet to be subject to formal, in-depth analysis. Dozens of vendors from all over the health … Read more ›

Silicon Valley, Far From Defeated, Is Simply Stuck

Earlier this month, Zenefits joined Theranos and 23andMe on the list of Silicon Valley startups to run afoul of regulators. Some commentators refer to the situation at large as Silicon Valley’s Waterloo. The headline is certainly catchy – especially for … Read more ›

Coaching and Clothing: An Industry Starts to Mature

This week we saw the acquisition of Runkeeper by Asics as the latest round of consolidation across the tracking app, wearable and athletic wear sectors. On the surface this may appear unrelated to the focus in the health IT space … Read more ›

Fabulous February & Your Key to the PHM Report

Carrying on a tradition I started several years ago, on my birthday as it is today, it is Free February. So what exactly is Free February? It is an opportunity for you dear reader to gain free access to one … Read more ›

The State of Clinical Analytics in 2016: New Market Trends Report Available

  We are very pleased to announce the latest addition to our Market Trends Report series: 2016 Clinical Analytics for Population Health is now available for purchase. This report is the result of months of exhaustive evaluations of current technologies and … Read more ›

Bringing Digital Health to Those Who Need It Most

Between my current life as an analyst and my former life as a journalist, I’ve sat in a lot of keynote addresses, conference sessions, and presentations touting the latest and greatest consumer healthcare products. No matter whether I’m impressed, puzzled, … Read more ›

3 Real-World Reasons the Scripps Study Failed

Results from the Scripps study failed to show an impact on remote monitoring inteventions. We think that this news speaks the broader failure of the health IT industry, researchers, and clinicians to design patient-centered models of care. The worst part is - that could be the easiest piece of the puzzle. Read more ›

#WWBR Week of January 11, 2016

3 Implications in Death of MU John Moore for Chilmark Research “We don’t typically share our own content, but ending MU was probably the biggest health IT related announcement this week, and if you haven’t yet seen our implications post, … Read more ›

3 Implications in Death of MU

I’m here at the big JP Morgan conference in San Francisco where CMS administrator, Andy Slavitt dropped the bomb that the Meaningful Use (MU) program will discontinue in 2016. John Lynn did a nice summary of what Slavitt actually said, or at … Read more ›

Without Communication, Coordinated Care Is Still Just Care

Back in October, I tore my left calf in the middle of a marathon. Like any crazy runner worth his weight in energy gel, I still finished the race, even if it meant limping around for the rest of the … Read more ›

782 ACOs in the US – So What?

Chilmark Research takes one step back from the excitement about ACO growth to review some of more nuanced HIT market opportunities being created by value-based care. Read more ›

A Healthcare Poem for the Holidays

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the system The hospitals’ wishes…too many to list ‘em. For transitioning to value-based care, means looking for things that aren’t really there: Care management workflows for clinical staff, Or more diagnoses to … Read more ›

Going Beyond the Obvious: 2016 Predictions for Healthcare IT

Never a dull moment in healthcare. 2015 saw plenty of changes and some inklings as to what may be in store for us in 2016. While there was plenty of noise around ICD-10, it was a non-event in 2015. Likewise, … Read more ›

Delivering on the Promise of Remote Patient Monitoring

Chilmark Research Announces its latest Insight Report - Connected Health: Opportunities and Challenges in Remote Patient Monitoring. Read more ›

Annual Review: 2015 Predictions

What good are predictions and the prognosticators who make them if they never go back and assess those predictions later? A big fat goose egg, or worse, if you set some aspects of your strategic plan in alignment with those … Read more ›

#WWBR Week of December 7, 2015

Attributes Common to Programs That Successfully Treat High-Need, High-Cost Individuals Gerard F. Anderson, et al. in AJMC “Interesting research meta-analysis on what is working to treat high-cost patients. Many of the findings are no-brainers, but some our eye openers, e.g., … Read more ›

Getting Closer to Virtual Care

Connected Health models have undoubtedly grown in popularity over the last year. New research examines some of the growing pains that HCOs, vendors, and other stakeholders are facing as this nascent market begins to mature. Read mor...

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