by Jody Ranck | September 27, 2021

HIPAA, Trust, and the Impact of Data Poverty

Examining recent trends in SDoH, Privacy, and AI Key Takeaways Proposed changes to HIPAA (ONC PDF) that would make sharing data with social services organizations easier are raising privacy concerns. As initiatives such as the Gravity Project continue to build standards for SDoH, the privacy concerns of advocates will likely

by John Moore | September 17, 2021

Lots Can Happen When on Vacation

Thoughts on the Google Health Dissolution and Cerner's New CEO For me, vacation is a time to get away – to completely disconnect and go off-the-grid. This year, that involved a trip to my home state of Colorado and backpacking into the wilderness. What a release – to simply be

by Jody Ranck | August 30, 2021

SDoH, Data Standards, and Innovation for Unstructured SDoH Data

Key Takeaways The ONC is advancing the creation of standards for social determinants of health (SDoH) data as a priority in their efforts to improve outcomes and population health. USCDI (United States Core Date for Interoperability) version 2 guidance was recently released and is including SDoH, gender identity and sexual

by Jody Ranck | July 19, 2021

Epic’s Sepsis AI Algorithm: Thoughts on Ethical AI in Healthcare

Key Takeaways An evaluation of Epic’s Sepsis Model revealed its poor performance and sheds light on the need for peer review of algorithms that is lacking in proprietary models. Adoption of new technologies can be enhanced through transparency and peer review that confirms the accuracy and solid performance of models

by Jody Ranck | June 29, 2021

Introducing the Chilmark Research Future of Health IT Map

Introduction For the past several months, the team at Chilmark Research has been diligently working on creating our first Future of Health IT Map. It will provide a comprehensive, graphical representation of the following: Top drivers (financial, technological, socio-political) shaping the market for health ITTrends across the various verticals, from

by Alex Lennox-Miller | June 16, 2021

$4B is a Lot for Cherry-Picking and Lemon-Dropping

Babylon Health Makes Public Market Debut Despite Key Unanswered Questions Yet another SPAC announcement brings us the long-anticipated public market emergence of Babylon Health. With the US market’s seemingly endless appetite for virtual healthcare products, Babylon is likely to make their investors a lot of money, at least at first;

by John Moore | June 09, 2021

Patient Engagement Begins with Respect

Health systems nationwide are setting themselves up for a patient privacy revolt. It doesn’t have to be this way; far from it. But their blundering, patronizing, holier-than-thou attitude regarding secondary uses of patient data is frankly infuriating. Now, don’t get me wrong, I am a very strong advocate of using

by John Moore III | May 26, 2021

May 2021 Recap

Top Chilmark content from May So What? Your Guide to the Biden Administration's Key Health IT Influencers, Appointees and Leaders - John Moore IIIAI and Operational Excellence - Jody Ranck, DrPHDigital Twins 101 - Jody Ranck, DrPH2020 Healthcare IT: Not All Doom and Gloom - John MooreThe Golden Opportunity for
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