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Domain Monitors (2014)

Analytics: ETL Churn: Clinical Analytics Solutions Sandwiched Between Shifting Data Sources and Evolving Business Rules 

Consumer Engagement: Measuring Patient Engagement

HIE: Push for Interoperability – Two Initiatives Lead the Way

Analytics: The Automation and Horizontalization of Care Management

HIE: Signs of Life in the RHIOs

Consumer Engagement: Video Visits: A Market Stuck in Replay is Ready to Fast Forward 

Analytics: Amid Market Lull, A Few Categories of Analytics Early Adopters Plow Ahead; The Mid-Market is Waiting

EHR: Second EHR Land Grab Just Over Horizon

Monthly Updates (2012-2013)

December 2013

2014 Market trends and predictions for each of our domains:

  • Health Information Exchange
  • Clinical Analytics for Pop Health
  • Patient Engagement
  • Electronic Health Records

November 2013

Two Takes on Enabling Population Health Management
Many gaps to fill to meet PHM leaves many paths to solutions

Any Portal In a Storm: Patient Engagement and MU2
Significant challenges remain for meeting ONC’s vision

ABCO Acquires Care Team Connect in Pop Health Bid
Can Care Team Connect fix Crimson? 

October 2013

Electronic Lab Reporting: Ready or Not, Here to Stay
ELR Standardized but not Really Standard

Mitigate Risk and Reduce Costs of EHRs
Taking a hard look at EHR software license and support agreements

September 2013

Vitera Acquires Greenway
Is this the beginning of long anticipated consolidation?

Plug n Play Clinical Analytics Apps
Moving beyond analytics infrastructure – enabling interchangeable apps

EHR 2.0 Part Three: Using NLP to Restore Clinician Productivity
Will NLP finally bring productivity gains to clinicians?

August 2013

Clinical Analytics for Population Health Management Trends Report
Report summary and slide deck

July 2013

EHR 2.0 Part Two – Human Centered Design
Physicians need far more efficient interfaces to increase productivity

Wearable Tech: Near Ready for Primetime in Healthcare
Overcoming the many hurdles to broadscale adoption

June 2013

HIE Market Trends Report
Report summary and slide deck

May 2013

HIE Market in Transition, Requires New Vocabulary
Early findings from the 2013 HIE Market Trends Report

Building Toward Population Health Management
What comes after EHRs?

April 2013

The Power of the Crowd
What’s your strategy for harnessing it?

Caradigm Partners with Orion Health
Deal may jumpstart sales but gap in analytics remains unfulfilled

March 2013

Public vs. Private Oversight of Mobile Health
Can the FDA and Happtique really be the yin & yang of mHealth regulation?

The March Toward Better Patient Engagement
Can this market learn from the mistakes of PHRs and forge a new path?

CommonWell Health Alliance Intends to Tackle Interop
Five EHR vendors look to unlock patient data across EHRs with query services 

February 2013

Reorg at McKesson Points to Broader Repositioning
McKesson puts RelayHealth out front for population health management

Will Providers Ever Trust Predictive Analytics?
A tug of war between clinical intuition and statistics 

Medications Reconciliation Continues to Challenge HIE Vendors
With no single source of data, providers and vendors strive to keep patients safe

January 2013

Keeping Track of Wearable Health Tech
A once-fledgling sector gets ready to go mainstream

Learning to Like Direct
HIE vendors struggle with a limited platform

EHR Data is More Untrustworthy Than You Think
Why providers need to invest in data quality software and processes

Fair Warning for Healthcare CFOs
The move to risk assumption ACOs requires far better BI tools for CFOs

December 2012

Big Data for the Rest of Us
Big data is not new but its implications for healthcare and solutions are immature

New HIT Markets for Tackling Obesity
Accountable care will raise the stakes for providers in weight management

Provider Risk Will Drive Vendor Caution on HIEs
Preliminary observations from the upcoming 2013 Chilmark Research HIE Market Report

November 2012

Humana Leaps into HIE Market
Company makes bold play to become preferred Medicare Advantage Care Network

Taking Population Health from Claims to Clinical
Analytics vendors that have traditionally served payers now turn their sights on providers

From Med Lists to Meds Reconciliation to Meds Adherence
In-depth research into medication adherence finds numerous challenges, no easy solutions

October 2012

With Readmission Penalties Looming, Can Care Get Coordinated?
Providers and patients face a rocky road to improvement

Clinical Analytics Gears Up for Second Wave
With innovators already up and running, early adopters face key decisions

Cerner: Looking Beyond the HIT Market
Cerner sets its sights beyond the hospital setting to address community health

September 2012

Prying Away the Doctor’s Notes
Two paths to address unstructured data for analytics: Culture change or technology

Surescripts Make Key Moves for Clinical Interoperability
Acquiring Kryptiq and partnering with Epic, Surescripts revives its CI network

Patient-Generated Data and the EHR
EHRs lag in the ability to accept patient-generated data. What are the options?

August 2012

Summer sabbatical, no update published

July 2012

Analytics: A Market Where Confusion Abounds
Lots of hype, little clarity define today’s healthcare analytics market

HIE Market Update
Never a dull moment in the HIE market as some struggle and others thrive

June 2012

SCOTUS ACA Ruling and Implications for the Healthcare IT Market
Engagement, connectivity, and analytics are the key areas of future HIT investment

SCOTUS ACA Ruling and Implications for Patient Engagement
ACA will demand far greater patient engagement and cultural change

Health Datapalooza, Big Data and the Move Toward Transparency
Third annual Datapalooza in D.C. promotes data liberation to change healthcare

May 2012

Making of Social Games for Wellbeing, Courtesy of Your Health Insurer
Payers look to leverage consumer-based tools to improve member engagement

When Behavioral Health Goes Mainstream Will the Technology Be Ready?
Public HIEs begin looking to include behavioral health data but struggle to find a solution

Filling Gaps Separating Behavioral Health from the Healthcare Continuum
Behavioral health solutions are few but need is accelerating

Feds Look to Tighten Privacy and Security of HIEs
RFI for NwHIN governance has significant implications for both public and enterprise HIEs

April 2012

Summary: 2012 HIE Market Report (overview of reported findings)

March 2012

Making of Future HIE Vendor? NaviNet Acquired by Lumeris and Three Blues
Combining NaviNet’s reach with Lumeris clinical capabilities

Where Do Pieces Fall? GE and MSFT’s New JV: Caradigm
Rationalization of product portfolio for Caradigm

AT&T Seeks to Enable mHealth Development
Launching DC4H, AT&T hopes to attract mHealth innovators

Optum Looks Skyward with Healthcare Cloud
Major shift in strategy as Optum moves to cloud services model