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Watson Health: Get the Facts

Watson is the only AI technology tackling a wide range of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges including cancer, diabetes, drug discovery and more. In oncology, Watson is at work supporting cancer care in more than 150 hospitals in 11 countries, and a large, growing body of evidence supports the use of Watson in healthcare.

Three challenges cardiology practices face in a value-based world

As the healthcare industry transitions to value-based payment models, cardiology care providers, like other providers, are faced with a directive to reduce costs while meeting or exceeding quality metrics.

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Value-Based Care: The Anchor of Population Health

View this webinar replay to hear from Dr. David Nash, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, on key trends for 2018 and how systems can position themselves for success in this new environment.

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New Year, New Rule: MACRA Updates for 2018

In this webinar the health informatics team at IBM Watson Health share key highlights of the new rule, recommended operational changes for providers, and how Watson Health solutions will continue to support providers.

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Improving Care Delivery with Timely Data

Kowsilliya Ramnaresh, PhD, Assistant Vice President, Practice Transformation at Health Quest Medical Practice, shares valuable insights on the steps the organization has taken to speed its transition to value-based care.

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The Role of Imaging in Patient Satisfaction

  Where Are We Today? Imagine this scenario: At 2 a.m., a community hospital receives a patient with a head injury related to a motor vehicle accident. The hospital performs a CT scan on the patient, but does not have a neuroradiologist available and needs specialty advice. Following the potential patient transfer protocol, the ED […]

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Helping Montgomery County Juvenile Court Improve Efficiencies and Outcomes

Located in Dayton, Ohio, the Juvenile Court is a division of the Montgomery County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas. In addition to two judges and nine magistrates, the court employs bailiffs, court reporters, judicial technicians and a large administrative staff. The court receives almost 16,000 referrals a year.  They serve 120 youth per week in […]

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When do outcomes-based contracts make sense? The payer perspective

In this opinion brief, Truven Health shares the US payer perspective on outcomes-based contracts — what it will take to make these innovative contracts meaningful, sustainable and scalable.

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Pharmacists Drive Better Outcomes

In this article from Population Health News, Tina Moen, PharmD, Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health, discusses the role that pharmacists can play in delivering value-based care.

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Does your quality performance measurement give you the full picture? It may be time to expand your metrics.

Atlanta-based DeKalb Medical knew there were still areas of operational and clinical performance that could be improved — they just needed help pinpointing opportunities.

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Insights and Innovations: Top 10 Value-Based Care Posts of 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, we’ve compiled the top 10 most popular value-based care posts for the year on Watson Health Perspectives, based on reader interest.

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Using an EHR for Population Health: What’s missing?

Building the right IT infrastructure is often the first step in developing population health management programs. While EHRs can provide a basic foundation, to truly understand the whole patient and the whole population, organizations must supplement their EHRs with the right IT solutions.

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IBM Explorys Offerings for Life Sciences: Cohort Analysis

Near-real time data access provides integrated views of the patient journey and clinical practice, enabling life sciences organizations to gain deep insights.

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