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by John Moore | September 29, 2017

Convergence in Healthcare: What is it? And Why Now?

Convergence is a thesis that posits the successful path to risk-adjusted care requires realignment in provider-payer relations – that neither provider nor payer will truly be successful without the core competencies of the other. Optimizing risk-adjusted care will require providers and payers to develop far deeper forms of collaboration to

by Matt Guldin |

Care Management in an Evolving Healthcare Industry

Care management, sometimes referred to as medical management, is often used as an umbrella term spanning a large number of activities. Other times it is one of several terms under another common umbrella term: population health management. While the terminology may vary, the goals and objectives are the same: Increase

by Brian Eastwood | September 20, 2017

Interest in Condition Management Is Rising – But Not For Everyone Yet

Chilmark Research’s latest report, Assessing the Market for Condition Management Solutions, identifies many reasons that key healthcare stakeholders are beginning to invest in solutions that help people manage their lives with common chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension: Ongoing pressure to cut costs has payers and self-insured employers looking

by John Moore | September 15, 2017

Convergence and the Three Rules for Data Governance

Across the industry novel provider-payer collaborations have arisen – something we refer to as Convergence. The macro-factor driving this push to convergence is simple; the migration to newer value-based care (VBC) reimbursement models and the rise of consumerism in healthcare. Convergence comes in many forms ranging from Accountable Care Organizations

by John Moore | September 08, 2017

Risky Bet: Optum’s Acquisition of The Advisory Board

On Aug. 29th, Optum announced it will acquire The Advisory Board's (ABCO) healthcare business unit for about $1.3 billion. Rumors first began swirling about this acquisition in early July, though the Advisory Board had been "shopping" itself to the market since February. This is a significant play by the acquisitive

by Janice Young | September 07, 2017

Managing Data in a Converging Healthcare Market

This post originally appeared on the blog for our upcoming Convergence 2017 conference.  In a recent blog, I observed an emerging convergence trend – that of the shared information platform. As providers and payers converge, they need to collaborate efficiently and accurately, particularly as they align on reimbursement strategies and

by John Moore III | September 06, 2017

WEBINAR: Assessing the Growing Market for Condition Management Solutions

On September 13, 2017, analyst Brian Eastwood will share highlights from his latest research on the market for condition management solutions. This will coincide with the release of our latest Market Scan Report on this subject. If you'd like to join us, click here to register for the webinar. Increasing

by John Moore III | August 29, 2017

2017 Healthcare Analytics Webinar is Ready to View

This webinar complements the release of our latest report, the 2017 Healthcare Analytics Market Trends Report. To learn more about the report or to purchase, please click here. If you'd like to download these slides, feel free to do so here. Enjoy! A key purpose of the analytics applications described in
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