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by Alex Lennox-Miller | May 08, 2019

New Models of Primary Care After the Front Door

While there is no single complete definition of ‘primary care’ in the United States, most of the various definitions agree that primary care is first contact care covering a broad list of diagnosis, treatment, and professional roles. It’s focused on an individual relationship between a patient and a provider, where

by Robert Tholemeier | April 30, 2019

How Far Have We Progressed on True Continuous Costing?

Three years ago, our report Making Healthcare Affordable: Implementing True Continuous Costing explored the need for, and benefits of, implementing True Continuous Costing (TCC). TCC is an analytics approach to measuring a provider’s costs of providing care for each patient encounter using the data healthcare providers already have. Since then

by Hannah Ehnle | April 09, 2019

Quarterly Healthcare Meetup: New Front Doors to Care [VIDEO]

On March 27, 2019, Chilmark hosted the first in a series of Healthcare Meetups in Boston. Chilmark Analyst Alex Lennox-Miller presented and led a discussion about new front door to care strategies with local leaders Keith Figlioli (LRV Health), Dr. Danny Sands (Society for Participatory Medicine, BIDMC) and Ken Cahill (SilverCloud Health). We heard about broader transformations

by Brian Murphy | March 05, 2019

Healthcare Provider Analytics and Reporting: Expanding Beyond VBC Use Cases

We will release our newest report, 2019 Healthcare Provider Analytics Market Trends Report, in the next few days. This report reviews the current market for provider analytics and evaluates offerings from 23 different vendors. Key Takeaways Value-based care is the dominant business driver for adoption of analytics solutions by providers.

by Matt Guldin | December 13, 2018

What Are Bundled Payments and Are They Here to Stay?

Key Takeaways Current vendor solutions are limited and generally require additional advisory services. Few available solutions offer workflow integration, especially across post-acute care settings, to assist in the execution of bundled episodes. Larger HCOs will weather the shift to bundled payments more easily than their smaller counterparts, especially as bundled

by Brian Eastwood | October 08, 2018

Telehealth’s Ongoing Efforts to Support Care Beyond the Hospital

Key takeaways: Providers are adopting telehealth only when it directly contributes to revenue with a proven business case. This will not change for two or three more years. Vendors are positioning telehealth as a complement to care, not a direct competitor to care, to address increasing competition for low-acuity care.

by Brian Murphy | September 18, 2018

Infographic: Healthcare App Stores 2018

To accompany the release of our new report, Healthcare App Stores: Statues and Outlook, we have also created this infographic presenting options and opportunities from EHR vendor-hosted app stores (the most common and robust type of app store-host), as well as the most promising alternatives. Most healthcare apps are designed for

by Brian Edwards | July 11, 2018

Unlocking Healthcare’s Big Data with NLP-powered Ambient and Augmented Intelligence

Key Takeaways Natural Language Processing (NLP) is an increasingly low-cost, low-risk way for healthcare enterprises to experiment with machine learning and deep learning technologies. HCOs can use ambient intelligence to unlock insights from the 80% of clinical data captured in an unstructured format. Ambient voice technology has seen faster adoption than
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