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by Chilmark Team | April 26, 2021

2021Q2 Client Update [Advisory Service]

Join us for our second Quarterly Update of 2021 as our team shares key takeaways from a rather exciting and intense first quarter in the world of healthcare and health IT. Hear updates on the market and what this means for you and your organization as the industry continues to ...

by John Moore | April 22, 2021

2020 Healthcare IT: Not All Doom and Gloom

Despite a chaotic 2020, notable success stories are emerging. Doom scrolling through the pandemic was easy to do, for doom was in abundance. Make no mistake, the pandemic wreaked havoc on society and American businesses of all sizes suffered. Healthcare is one sector that was particularly hard hit, as the ...

by Alex Lennox-Miller | April 21, 2021

Has Microsoft learned from their mistakes? [Chilmark Monitor]

Latest acquisition of Nuance makes it look like they have. With one step, Microsoft has positioned itself to be as prominent in the provider workflow as any other tool in healthcare, including EHRs. Most analysis of this acquisition has focused on the access this gives Microsoft to the considerable Nuance ...

by Brian Murphy | April 14, 2021

The Continued Bipartisan Push for Transparency

Are new APIs and integration services up to the challenge? As I've noticed throughout my career as an analyst, new technologies and approaches generally get used in new projects. Our latest Market Trends Report, Integration Infrastructure: Building 21st Century Healthcare IT, provides a comprehensive view of the variety of new ...

by Jody Ranck | April 12, 2021

Digital Twins 101

What they are, How they're used, and Challenges to be addressed Key Takeaways Digital twins provide more dynamic models than conventional simulations and will provide valuable tools for precision medicine. Conventional models and simulations provide a snapshot of a system rather than a real-time, dynamic model powered by sensor data ...

by Alex Lennox-Miller | April 02, 2021

Amazon Makes Their Move into Virtual Care

Amazon has sent not just a signal flare but a full broadside warning into the virtual care industry, announcing that their internal pilot of Amazon Care will be neither internal nor a pilot for much longer. They’ll expand to their employees across the US, then start to offer a proven ...

by John Moore III | April 01, 2021

Down the Rabbit Hole of Health IT: Are we all just mad here?

Join us for a special dive down the rabbit hole of healthcare and health information technology. Chilmark's Vice President discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has delivered an amazing opportunity to drive significant improvements in the way both patients and healthcare organizations are able to access and utilize all the data ...

by John Moore | March 23, 2021

The Promise of Clinical Data Sharing

About a month ago, I ruffled a few feathers. The brief post highlighting the increasing interest in selling healthcare data to third parties seemed to cast a shadow. Not sure if this is a result of the Google-Ascension ruckus, which was unfounded, but just the same generated negative press. Or ...

by Brian Murphy |

Hot Take | Immunization Tracking: A Uniquely Pertinent Case for Interoperability

In this Hot Take, our Director of Research, Brian Murphy, digs into a timely example of one of the important ways healthcare interoperability is currently lacking: easily accessible immunization records. As the COVID vaccine rollout accelerates, the need to have vaccination status as a retrievable data point in patient health ...

by John Moore III | March 16, 2021

The Golden Opportunity for Clinical Data

Delivering on the promise of digitized health records In this Hot Take, we’re going to look at the implications and possibilities of an emerging market for clinical health care data. While healthcare data being for sale is nothing new, the idea of this type of detailed, computable patient data being ...

by Brian Murphy | March 10, 2021

Setting the Stage: Integration Infrastructure

Join Brian and John as they discuss Brian's latest research on Integration Infrastructure in healthcare, particularly its role in enabling health information technologies. This framing is an evolution of our long-running coverage of what used to be referred to as health information exchange (HIE) technologies. The research adds to our ...

by Alex Lennox-Miller | March 09, 2021

Hot Take | Investments in New Behavioral Health Models

In this Hot Take, Sr Analyst Alex Lennox-Miller discusses recent investments in new behavioral health technologies. We've seen a lot of movement in virtual care overall in the past 12-18 months, and one of the most exciting things about this trend how many investments have been in such a historically ...

by Jody Ranck | March 02, 2021

Technologies Empowering Community Engagement

How are new solutions helping HCOs address SDoH in the community? Join us for a discussion about different approaches to integrating SDoH into the care delivery workflow, emerging best practices, and considerations when planning your own implementation strategy. This roundtable builds off the session we hosted with executives on the ...

by Jody Ranck | February 22, 2021

Setting the Stage – Solutions to Engage Community Resources

We recorded this video back in November to introduce our coverage of the new IT solutions and services being adopted to connect patients with local resources that can improve their health and quality of life. In this brief interview, Senior Analyst Jody Ranck, DrPH, discusses what is meant by the ...

by John Moore | February 17, 2021

Health Data for Sale – Get Yours Here!

There appears to be a new Gold Rush in healthcare IT to leverage (sell) patient data to Life Science companies: Cerner is coming to market with its Learning Health Network (LHN);Fourteen health systems are coming together to launch Truveta;Allscripts has been at it for a few years with Veradigm;Health Catalyst ...

by Brian Murphy | February 10, 2021

Patient Access APIs: Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

In this Hot Take, Brian Murphy discusses the recent Patient Access API requirement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This requirement is being implemented as part of The Interoperability and Patient Access final rule in the 21st Century Cures Act. The Patient Access API is being implemented to provide patients with easier ...

by Chilmark Team | February 02, 2021

Top Health IT predictions for 2021

AI-generated transcript follows: John Moore III: [00:00:00] Hi again, welcome back to Chilmark Research. My name is John Moore and I'm a vice president here. This week we sat down with the team to hear a couple of their highlighted predictions for what they expect to be happening in 2021. ...

by John Moore | January 21, 2021

Optum’s Acquisition of Change Healthcare

In our latest Hot Take, Founder and Managing Director John Moore Jr. sits with us to share his thoughts on what this recent mega-merger means for each of the companies as well as what it portends for the industry. Transcript (mostly generated by AI - please excuse typos): [00:00:00] Hello, ...

by Alex Lennox-Miller | January 13, 2021

Recent CMS Changes and New Models of Care Delivery: Direct Contracting, Distributed Care and Virtual Care

John Moore III: [00:00:23] Today, we'll be joined by Alex Lennox-Miller, one of the senior analysts here at Chilmark Research. His current focus is on virtual care and we'll be discussing exactly how the recent announcements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will impact the adoption and the ...

by John Moore III | January 05, 2021

2020 In Review: Popular Content from the Past Year

Below you will find the reports, articles and webinars that fostered the greatest engagement from the community over the last twelve months, grouped by type of content. Did you have any particular highlights from the last year you'd like to share? Drop it (them?) in the comments! Top Chilmark Research ...

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