Care Management

by Chilmark Team | December 15, 2017

Back to the Crystal Ball: Our 2018 Healthcare IT Market Predictions

Our favorite post of the year is this one. As analysts, we come together with our propeller hats on to collectively look ahead at the key trends in the year to come in the healthcare sector. While there are any number of predictions one might make for this dynamic market,

by Chilmark Team | December 11, 2017

Keeping Score: Reviewing Our 2017 Predictions

In keeping with a Chilmark Research tradition, once again we step into our “way-back machine” to review our 2017 predictions for the healthcare sector - of course with a health IT flavor. Our score is far from perfect, but we did quite well with our 2017 predictions: 7 Hits, 2

by Chilmark Team | October 19, 2017

Convergence Analyst Recap: Exciting Progress, Still Plenty to Be Done

What a whirlwind it has been – three major conferences for Chilmark Research analysts in three consecutive weeks. Sure, the Epic UGM and Cerner CHC are industry leading events, but our own humble, inaugural event, Convergence, was influential in its own right. Attendees, speakers, and panelists from across the healthcare

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 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 Brian Eastwood | July 13, 2017

Condition Management: A Healthcare Disruption That Just Might Stick

Thomas Goetz, founder of digital health startup Iodine, recently took to Inc.com to suggest that healthcare disruption may never happen. Far too many entrepreneurs have learned the hard way that “healthcare is different,” burning through their venture capital without achieving even modest change. Now the rusted-out carcasses of the shiny
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