by John Moore | August 16, 2011

HIE Market Snippets

In January, we released our HIE Market Report: Analysis & Trends which was extremely well-received. Sales have exceeded our rather optimistic projections - great for us. But what we are most proud of and honestly what keeps us going is that others are also gaining value from this report, especially

by John Moore | June 09, 2011

Likely Suitors as Thomson Reuters Exits Healthcare

Earlier this week, Thomson Reuters (TR) announced that it intends to sell off its healthcare unit. A logical first response is: What they heck, why would they sell right now when the healthcare market is so hot and shows no signs of letting up? Thomson Reuters is a well-respected brand in

by corasharma | March 09, 2011

HIMSS11 Shrinking the World Down One Size

  Like Dilbert, I left HIMSS11 with a sense of scale that was somewhat skewed. The first time I crossed the pedestrian bridge overlooking the vendor showroom, I was immediately struck by the vastness of it all.  The showroom itself seemed to go on and on.  Massive booths were equipped

by John Moore | January 24, 2011

HIE Report is Released

The long awaited, dare I say anticipated HIE Market Report is now complete and ready for purchase. This report, arguably the most comprehensive report yet published on this rapidly evolving market (116pgs, 21 vendors profiled, 0ver 25 tables and figures) will provide the reader with a detailed portrait of today's

by corasharma | October 07, 2010

Don’t Rule-out the Mobile Browser

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Henry J. Feldman, M.D., instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).  Dr. Feldman also serves as Chief Information Architect in addition to practicing as a hospitalist at BIDMC. Dr. Feldman discussed BIDMC’s platform-agnostic mobile

by John Moore | December 15, 2009

Looking Back: 2009 Forecast Assessment

A common practice among analyst firms such as Chilmark Research is to make annual predictions of what is in store for the coming year.  Chilmark will be making its own predictions for 2010 in the next couple of weeks.  Unfortunately, what most analyst firms do not do is reflect on

by John Moore | April 05, 2009

HIMSS 09 – Reports from the Field

Over the last week we have not been as diligent in providing posts on happenings in the HIT market (we try to do at least 4/wk) as we prepared for the big industry confab, HIMSS09.  Are dance card for HIMSS is completely packed with briefings across a wide expanse of

by John Moore | February 06, 2009

HIE, SaaS and Low-Cost, Nationwide Adoption of EHRs

The Stimulus packages (HITECH Act) that are winding their way through the Senate and House call for spending some $20B on healthcare IT initiatives, the lion's share to provide incentives to physicians to adopt "certified EHRs".  In addition to the very real potential that this legislation will completely shut-down HIT
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