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An analyst firm’s purpose is, through its research, to provide guidance on technology adoption. Providing that guidance requires absolute integrity and objectivity, for without such, a firm quickly devolves into just being a shill for the vendor community. Having been in … Read more ›
Ebola in the United States: EHRs as a Public Health Tool at the Point of Care Ken Mandl for JAMA “Ken Mandl’s layout of EHR shortcomings is written with public health in mind – but just as readily applies to … Read more ›
Reference Pricing: A Small Piece of the Health Care Price and Quality Puzzle Chapin White and Megan Eguchi for The National Institute for Healthcare Reform “Researchers who examined applying reference pricing to ~530k workers in 19 metropolitan markets in the … Read more ›
The JASON Report created quite a fuss in the HIT marketplace as some screamed foul and others were encouraged that maybe, just maybe the JASON report may force movement to more open systems. To clear the air, the JASON Task Force (JTF) … Read more ›
Dallas hospital blames ‘flaw’ in ‘workflow’ for release of Ebola patient as a more complete picture of his travels emerges Lindsey Bever for The Washington Post “The Ebola patient in the Dallas hospital seems to have been missed because workflow … Read more ›
Doctors Find Barriers to Sharing Digital Medical Records Julie Creswell for The New York Times “A non-technical overview at the issue of Interoperability, with a focus on everyone’s favorite bad-guy vendor, Epic Systems. Nothing we don’t already know, but some … Read more ›
“There’s no wrong way to spend your time at Health2.0.” – Health 2.0 Last week, hundreds gathered from around the world for the 8th annual Health 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, California. For better or for worse, the event continues … Read more ›
In this week’s WWBR, lots on pricing transparency and payment reform in the health system, and some new thoughts on whether all this excitement is really warranted. On a slightly different note, Brian shares a very important IOM article addressing … Read more ›
“Do We have a PHM Solution for You.” That seems to be the most heard paraphrase from any number of health IT (HIT) vendors claiming to have what a healthcare organization (HCO) needs to address population health management (PHM). However, … Read more ›
EHR Vendors Put Up Roadblocks to Direct Messaging Ken Terry for iHealthBeat “The issue of EHR vendors being tough to work with are old hat. But this is a good read examining the specific issue of Direct secure messaging between … Read more ›
After much speculation and mounting criticism of Meaningful Use (MU), two recent developments provided some clarity on the future direction of the program and indications of how rocky a road it will be for providers in stage 2. Read more ›
Two themes in this week’s #WWBR: primary research and MU. We have a few good studies published in peer-reviewed journals looking at changes in healthcare delivery models and how to improve outcomes with real evidence-based practices (mostly involving more engagement … Read more ›
As expected, Apple announced the latest addition to their product lineup, the AppleWatch. We will leave the hardcore dissection to others, but in watching the event (or trying to watch what was an absolutely awful livestream, complete with annoying Chinese … Read more ›
We hope everyone had a fantastic short weekend. Weather’s been hot in these parts, and we are certainly excited that the weekend is here so we can finally get to the beach to cool off. Below are just a few … Read more ›
If there was one thing on our minds this week, it was the launch of our most recent report, the 2014 Analytics for Population Health: Market Trends and Analysis. After months of research and writing, we are pleased to present … Read more ›
I am happy to announce that the long labors of our Analytics analyst, Cora Sharma, have come to fruition with the release today of our newest report: Analytics for Population Health Management Market Trends Report. This report takes a significantly … Read more ›
Reporting live from Vienna… That will be my life for roughly the next 10-11 months. Last year my wife received noticed that she was due for her sabbatical. One night while we were wondering what we might do in the … Read more ›
This week we are introducing a new recurring segment on our blog – instead of solely supplying our dear readers with new content from our analysts, we thought it would be valuable to provide some insight into what we find … Continue reading ?
SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud – is a popular framework for optimizing business performance through IT. The basic idea is that these four elements all play key roles in generating value from data through capture, storage, and application. Social … Continue reading ?
Rumors that have been floating around for months that Siemens planned to exit the health IT (HIT) market have come true. Earlier today, Cerner announced that it will acquire Siemens HIT business for a whopping $1.3B with expected close in … Continue reading ?