consumer health

by John Moore | December 16, 2016

Looking Back – Assessing Our 2016 Predictions

As has become a tradition here at Chilmark Research, it is time once again to look back at our predictions for 2016 and make an honest assessment of just how accurate we were. We do like to go beyond the blatantly obvious predictions that seem so prevalent - we push

by Brian Murphy | November 29, 2016

Can APIs Really Improve HIT?

We hosted a webinar on this topic on December 14, 2016. To retrieve a copy of the slides, please follow this link. We will also be posting the recording. A critical element of business success across industries has been the surge in use of open application programming interfaces (API) that

by Brian Eastwood | October 03, 2016

A Shift From Disruption to Change

One of the most striking characteristics of the Health 2.0 conference has always been its focus on disruption. (For this we owe Clayton Christensen a debt of gratitude.) In rapid succession, startups take the stage to present their vision for disrupting healthcare through the use of information technology that, one

by John Moore | September 29, 2016

Health 2.0: Ten Years On

For my young daughter, 10 yrs is nearly a lifetime - but for myself, nary the blink of an eye. So it felt this week while attending the 10th annual Health 2.0 conference, one part so much time has past, another just a flash. Over those ten years I have

by Brian Eastwood | September 22, 2016

Beyond the Patient Portal: New Report on Improving Consumer Engagement Released

Join author Brian Eastwood October 4th, 2016 at 1pm ET for a free webinar highlighting some of the key findings of this report. He will also be fielding questions from the audience. Register today! For years – before the Affordable Care Act, even – the healthcare industry has asked consumers

by Brian Eastwood | August 22, 2016

Stop Treating Patients Like You-Know-What

Earlier this month, I returned from a weekend of hiking in the White Mountains, just beyond the boundaries of cell reception and Wi-Fi availability, to learn that Jess Jacobs passed away. She was only 29. Jess suffered from two rare conditions – postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, an autonomic disorder, and

by Brian Eastwood | August 11, 2016

Marrying Consumer and Clinical Telehealth Will Take Work

Last year, after attending two very different conferences in a two-week span, I wrote about healthcare’s parallel paths of innovation. Silicon Valley follows one line, and brick-and-mortar healthcare organizations (HCOs) follows the other. The former gets a lot more attention, but the latter is a bit more pragmatic. The recent

by Brian Eastwood | July 11, 2016

Finally, Some Concrete Use Cases for Telehealth

A recent report has gone great lengths to explain how and to what extent telehealth can improve outcomes, and it is well worth a read if your healthcare organization (HCO) plans to explore investments in telehealth services now or in the future. No, I’m not talking about The Wall Street
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