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Momentum Builds for IBM Watson’s Moonshot

The World Health Organization reports the number of new cancer cases is expected to rise by about 70 percent over the next two decades even as there is a shortage of cancer doctors around the world.

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As Seen On 60 Minutes: Watson Accelerates Precision Oncology

Oncologists spend each day fighting a disease that is cruel and relentless. Yet, we find deep fulfillment from helping give a patient time they might not have had, and helping them achieve a good quality of life amid challenging circumstances.

Value-Based Healthcare: Using Predictive Analytics to Forecast Risk and Outcomes

Healthcare delivery already relies on a variety of predictive analytics. More advanced models, including cognitive computing, are now entering the market to help improve healthcare outcomes.

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Meaningful Population Health – The Need to Go Beyond EHRs for Success

How can healthcare systems create the interoperability needed to aggregate and analyze data from disparate sources to effectively manage population health?

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The Importance of Disaster Recovery in Healthcare

Why is disaster recovery important in healthcare? Because patient lives depend on it. Although this answer may seem simple, healthcare organizations often overlook the importance of planning for the worst. The reality is that patients’ lives depend on healthcare data being available to their doctors. Lack of access to that information – because of a […]

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Managing Population Health and Avoiding Physician Burnout: Can You Do Both?

Listen to this replay of the webinar "Managing Population Health and Avoiding Physician Burnout: Can You do Both?” with Paul DeChant, MD, MBA, Senior Advisor at IBM Watson Health and Bridget Searles, RN, MS, Clinical Sales Consultant at IBM Watson Health.

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One Billion Images in the Cloud: A Merge Milestone

One billion images in the cloud. It’s a milestone that’s difficult to envision but easy to take pride in. Merge recently hit this mark – with over 100 clients – securely storing a billion images in our iConnect® Cloud Archive. And while milestones can mean different things to different people (and organizations), at Merge, this […]

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How Watson Helped in my Battle Against Lung Cancer – IBM Watson Medical

In his battle against cancer, TJ has been working with the team of oncologists at Jupiter Medical Center since his diagnosis using IBM Watson for Oncology.

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Government Health and Human Services: Visions, values and strategies for the future

Technology has had a profound impact on the administration and delivery of health and human services programs. Landline telephones are one of the oldest forms of technology used to communicate with clients. More recently, the internet, email, telephone conferencing, video conferencing, mobile devices, and texting have transformed the way professionals communicate with clients and with […]

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When Change Brings Opportunity: A Merge Cardio Case Study

The 2013 merger between Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare created one of the largest health systems in Illinois. As is often the case with this type of amalgamation, executives of the newly named Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare faced numerous integration challenges and had to determine the best way to maximize each organization’s strengths. […]

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A Trusted Treatment Option from Watson: Why Concordance Studies Matter

Hearing diverse opinions from multiple oncologists is an important part of a patient’s journey, what’s often referred to as getting a second – or third – opinion. And cancer docs, too, frequently consult with one another to confirm a decision or provide a new idea. That’s understandable because cancer is a complex and sometimes elusive […]

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Three Principles for Bringing Augmented Intelligence to Life Sciences

In today’s healthcare system, we are not getting the value for the costs we are spending. It’s a complex issue with an equally complex set of potential solutions. But as the industry shifts to value-based care, we’ve reached a tipping point.

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Help Us Crack the Code on Patient Engagement

Please join us in helping to identify the critical variables that will establish a deeper understanding of best practices for patient engagement in our industry and help to provide a roadmap for health systems’ future engagement plans.

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Redefining Population Health

Partnerships are forming to align stakeholders and organizations across the region to address the needs of a community as a whole to truly redefine population health. Listen to this replay of the webinar "Redefining Population Health" to hear how one community is addressing this challenge.

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