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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 ...

by Brian Eastwood | July 05, 2018

Eight Lessons in Redesigning the Patient Experience

Conversations about how healthcare organizations (HCOs) can improve the patient experience tend to focus on one of three ideas: Offering amenities that remind patients of hotels and make them highly likely to leave a rave review. Boosting metrics in order to improve HCAHPS scores or Hospital Compare rankings. Providing healthcare ...

by Brian Murphy | June 21, 2018

Healthcare App Stores Moving to Mainstream

Update, 9/4/2018: This post was based on research conducted for the report, Healthcare App Stores: Status and Outlook, which is now available.  Apple’s early and fantastic success with its app store spawned imitators. App stores are a relatively new wrinkle in healthcare IT vendor’s approach to relationships aimed at better ...

by Brian Eastwood | June 14, 2018

How to Capture Actionable Patient Experience Data at the Point of Care

Key takeaways: Healthcare organizations (HCOs) generally see the value of using point-of-care survey solutions to gain insight into more traditional patient experience surveys, but they don’t know how to get started. HCOs will increasingly adopt point-of-care survey solutions that collect data and create insight that’s tied to their patient experience ...

by Brian Eastwood | May 17, 2018

Opening New Front Doors to Care: Reflections From Bridge to Pop Health East

For all the promise of patient engagement technology such as chatbots, wearables, self-management apps, and passive sensors, engagement is still a high-touch process. But just because cutting-edge technology isn’t part of the everyday workflow doesn’t mean engagement hasn’t been moving forward. As our recent Population Health Management Market Trends Report ...

by David Constantine | May 15, 2018

Signaling the Tipping Point of AI Value in Healthcare

A brief recap of the World Medical Innovation Forum 2018 Top minds across a broad spectrum of healthcare disciplines converged to discuss artificial intelligence in Boston April 23-25 at the 2018 World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF), which drew 1700 registrants and 169 speakers. Researchers, clinicians and industry leadership paraded on ...

by John Moore III | May 14, 2018

Webinar – Blockchain: Opportunities and Challenges in Healthcare

On May 3, 2018 we released Blockchain: Opportunities and Challenges in Healthcare, and paired it with a webinar on the same topic a week later. In this session, hear from report author, Jody Rank, DrPH, John Halamka, MD, and Vince Kuraitis, JD. In the presentation, report author Jody Ranck provides an ...

by Brian Eastwood | May 01, 2018

Taking Patient Behavior Change From Words to Deeds

The concept of behavior change, previously a footnote at best in patient engagement conversations with healthcare stakeholders, increasingly represents a key theme in those talks. Providers, payers, employers, and health IT vendors all acknowledge the importance of helping patients take specific actions to improve clinical outcomes, lower healthcare costs, and ...

by Chilmark Team | April 26, 2018

Promoting Interoperability: MU Fades to Black

By Brian Murphy and Brian Eastwood Seeking to liberate the industry from its self-created morass of siloed data and duplicative quality reporting programs, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued 1,883 pages of proposed changes to Medicare and Medicaid. It renamed the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record ...

by Ken Kleinberg | April 23, 2018

Predictions in Healthcare: Unpacking the Complications

Interest in predictive analytics in healthcare is on the rise. How long will someone be in the hospital? What are their chances of being readmitted? Which treatment will work the best? On the surface, these seem like straightforward questions, but it turns out that prediction is not a simple topic. ...

by Jody Ranck | April 19, 2018

Blockchain in Healthcare: Enthusiasm is growing, but still a long way to go to realize impact

Key Takeaways: Blockchain can be useful in healthcare in contexts where there is dependency between transactions and an asset, such as data, passes from one party to another. Some of the applications most ready for 'prime-time' include data sharing between payers and providers. Over the next decade, blockchain will be ...

by John Moore III | April 13, 2018

Webinar – 2018 Patient Relationship Management Market Scan Report

This webinar complements the release of our 2018 Patient Relationship Management Market Scan Report. The webinar is presented by the analyst behind the report, Brian Eastwood. To learn more about the report or to purchase, please click here. Enjoy! This report is included in qualifying Chilmark Advisory Service subscriptions, and ...

by John Moore |

What’s All the Fuss – Some Thoughts on Recent News

At times it can be challenging to draft commentary on all that is happening across this industry sector. Rather than write short posts for each, I have created an amalgamation of commentary to some of the more newsworthy announcements. Roche Acquires Flatiron Wow, whoever knew that data could be such ...

by Brian Murphy | April 11, 2018

TEFCA Response Drives ONC to Reconsider

Key Takeaways: TEFCA proposed a new approach to healthcare data interoperability Industry response to TEFCA was not favorable ONC will revise and reissue this year The public response to ONC’s proposed Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and U.S. Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) underscores the pent-up demand for ...

by Hannah Ehnle | April 03, 2018

Webinar – 2018 Population Health Management Market Trends Report

This webinar complements the release of our 2018 Population Health Management Market Trends Report. The webinar is presented by the analysts behind the report, Brian Murphy, Matt Guldin and Brian Eastwood. To learn more about the report or to purchase, please click here. Enjoy! To receive the presentation slide deck, ...

by David Constantine | March 29, 2018

One More Step in the Long Road of Precision Medicine

CMS decision removes important barrier for some Medicare cancer patients to access next generation sequencing and companion targeted therapies as well as potential clinical trials. For any new therapy, diagnostic or device brought forth by our healthcare innovation community, there are three high-level barriers generally encountered on the path to ...

by Brian Eastwood | March 26, 2018

As Telehealth Tech Matures, Can Providers Catch Up?

HIMSS18 offered evidence that the telehealth market is beginning to mature, but it remains to be seen if providers are ready to implement what vendors are offering – and what patients are asking for.   One of our key takeaways from HIMSS18 was that the slow but steady maturation of ...

by Ken Kleinberg | March 19, 2018

HIMSS18 – A Cacophony, Not Yet a Symphony

My post before HIMSS talked about how jazzed (not jaded) I was to be attending my 20th HIMSS conference. Now that HIMSS18 is in the bag – what did I learn? ML and AI On Monday I presented the results of our AI survey at the Machine Learning & AI ...

by John Moore | March 15, 2018

HIMSS18 – A Bipolar Experience

HIMSS18 Review 3 of 4 A decade of attending the annual HIMSS conference and I leave both excited and depressed. Excited and enthused by meeting so many people who are dedicating their lives to affect positive change by improving healthcare delivery through IT. Depressed as yet again I find a ...

by Chilmark Team | March 14, 2018

HIMSS18: Care Management and Engagement

HIMSS18 Review 2 of 4 By Matt Guldin and Brian Eastwood Having returned and (mostly) recovered from HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, the Chilmark Research team wanted to share our thoughts on what we saw in presentations and heard in conversations. This post includes our analysis and insights on Care Management and ...

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