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Population Health-The imperfect conversation

To be such a prevalent subject, population health is such a diverse reality. When confronted with the subject you should ask qualifying questions to be sure which population is being referenced. Most often the person who is discussing it has their own definition that fits the point they are making. Ask someone from a payer, […]

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Join IBM Watson Health at HIMSS17

Each day, leaders, advocates and influencers in health make powerful progress toward a healthier future. In an industry riddled with complexity and uncertainty, these professionals still face significant headwinds on their path to progress. At IBM, we see the opportunity in the exponential growth in health care data— from medical records, clinical research, sensors and […]

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Healthcare Rallies for Blockchain: Q&A with Dr. Nicky Hekster

In this new Q&A series we discuss the findings reported in the IBMs Executive Report on Blockchain in Healthcare. The IBM Institute for Business Value’s (IBV) latest study on how blockchain is applicable to the healthcare industry, surveyed 200 healthcare executives in 16 countries, who shared that surprisingly 16% of healthcare institutions – ‘Trailblazers’ – […]

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Today’s Healthcare Challenges and How Blockchain Can Help Solve Them – Join IBM for a HIMSS17 Breakfast Briefing

In Aug 2016, team from IBM Healthcare won the blockchain health IT ideation challenge: “Use of Blockchain in Health IT and Health-related Research Challenge” sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). IBM’s winning paper describes the potential impact that blockchain can have on the key healthcare […]

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