February 06, 2014 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
To insure physicians were paid for services rendered, EHRs were architected to record episodic events with various codes for specific procedures. Sad thing is that today's crop of EHRs do not... More
December 31, 2013 | John Moore | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Making predictions for the coming year is almost a rite of passage for any self-respecting analyst firm and what the heck, from our vantage point, we may have a slightly better view into the future... More
November 19, 2013 | John Moore | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
A common and somewhat unique aspect to EHR vendor contracts is that the EHR vendor lays claim to the data entered into their system. It confounds us as to why healthcare organizations let their... More
November 11, 2013 | John Moore | Mobile/Wireless
Certainly Wall Street sees value in Twitter, with its share price sky-rocketing on first day of trading, but is there truly value in Twitter for us out there wandering the Internet ether? More
February 26, 2013 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
Among the numerous challenges that an ACO model presents, is the need for more sophisticated IT systems that will support distributed care management across a diverse care team that extends from the... More
December 06, 2012 | John Moore
If it is one thing that the healthcare IT industry doesn’t lack, it is innovation – or it least innovation on the edges. A quick search on Google for health IT innovation challenges will serve you up... More
October 02, 2012 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records
Recently upon leaving my doctor’s office I was presented with a print-out of my visit summary. Knowing I worked it the HIT space my doctor proudly stated that this was one the ways that they planned... More
February 29, 2012 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Last week we attended the big healthcare IT confab HIMSS in that grand city of sin, Las Vegas. Nearly every vendor we met with at HIMSS had a story to tell about how they had the solution the market... More
January 12, 2012 | John Moore | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Admittedly, our predictions for 2011 were modest. So for 2012, we’ll go out on a limb with many of our predictions. Hopefully that limb won’t crack sending us crashing to the ground. More
December 28, 2011 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile/Wireless
It is almost becoming the norm to say that it has been another tumultuous year in the healthcare IT market. If 2011, was a bit bumpy, believe we will see craters in the road to HIT enlightenment in... More
October 06, 2011 | John Moore | Business Intelligence, Mobile/Wireless
Another year, another Health 2.0 under the belt. This being the fourth time attending it is interesting to see how this event and its participants have evolved. More
May 17, 2011 | John Moore | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
The recent post on Google Health going into the deep freeze has solicited a number of emails, including some from the press. More
March 21, 2011 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
From Chilmark Research’s perspective, patient portals are by and large much ado about nothing. More
February 03, 2011 | John Moore | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile/Wireless
As we move into 2011, we will continue to see an extreme amount of activity and turmoil in the HIT market with the biggest elephant in the room being what will actually happen to the healthcare... More
November 22, 2010 | John Moore | Mobile/Wireless
The rapid adoption of smartphones and now touch-screen tablets (e.g., iPad) by clinicians will trigger enormous growth in the use of mHealth Apps within healthcare enterprises, with the market for... More