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by John Moore | December 15, 2015

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 predictions. The annual predictions that we and other industry followers

by John Moore | August 05, 2015

HCD Customer Rescue

Health Care Dataworks (HCD), an analytics vendor that has struggled to gain traction, was acquired today by Health Catalyst. Had a quick call this afternoon with Health Catalyst CEO, Dan Burton to get the skinny on this deal, here is what I learned. There were three primary motivators for acquiring

by John Moore | May 05, 2015

IBM in Healthcare: Deja Vu or Something New?

IBM has been making a lot of noise as of late. First, it made a series of announcements at the HIMSS confab about its intentions to go deep into the healthcare vertical. Then last week it announced a partnership with Apple and Japan Post to provide Japan's elderly population with an iPad

by John Moore | April 23, 2015

HIMSS’15 Pilgrimage: Impressions and Takeaways

Another year, another HIMSS conference. While I often may gripe about this event; the seemingly endless parroting of buzzword(s) de jour, the countless press releases that really are much ado about nothing and highly questionable surveys and research results, that have little founding in reality, there is a silver lining

by John Moore | January 30, 2015

Kryptiq Goes Private

This afternoon, Surescripts announced that its subsidiary, Kryptiq, will be taken private via a management buy-out led by Kryptiq founder and CEO, Luis Machuca. Surescripts will maintain a minority stake in Kryptiq going forward and the two companies will continue to collaborate through a shared services agreement. We see this

by John Moore | December 22, 2014

.750 Prediction Batting Average for 2014

Hard to believe the year is coming so quickly to a close. A year that saw ONC pretty much implode, an ACA that is garnering fans faster than detractors, an explosion in all things wearable but little clue as to what to actually do with the data beyond sharing it

by John Moore lll | November 14, 2014

#WWBR Week of November 10, 2014

Partners’ quest for South Shore Hospital fueled a backlash and debate over how big is too big Robert Weisman and Scott Allen for The Boston Globe "Partners Healthcare desire to expand in Massachusetts has hit strong headwinds as competitors and payers join together to fight the deal. Demonstrates that as

by Matt Guldin | November 12, 2014

Alere Unravels: What Went Wrong, What it Means

This week we published a new Domain Monitor digging into the recent Optum acquisition of Alere's health management business, which mostly pertains to their remote monitoring devices and related technology services. This announcement follows a series of events at Alere showing a rapid shift away from the vision of a
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