50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ Outperform Their Peers

The Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals 2020 study found that top-performing hospitals demonstrated better clinical care and were more efficient than their peers at delivering this care.

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The Huge Amount of Waste in the US Health System

Fraud, waste and abuse is a huge problem facing governments. A recent study came out from JAMA outlining some of the key factors going into government wasteful spending.

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Meaningful Interoperability

IBM Watson Health has participated in conversations that help policymakers better understand the real-world impact of these standards and regulations. To tackle the “how,” we approach three essential domains to help accelerate the transformation that we see in the health ecosystem.

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How Automation Helped Engage Patients, Close Gaps in Care

Using IBM Phytel Outreach, Loudoun Medical Group delivered targeted outreach and exceeded value-based care quality metrics.

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A Smarter Fight Against Fraud

This article defines the issue with fraud, waste & abuse, and highlights one of the key algorithms that workers use to decrease wasted funding in government health spending.

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Creating Human Centered Design

IBM's development culture has grown to embrace IBM Design Thinking. The data-driven steps we’ve taken with Design Thinking have helped us provide better products and services to our clients.

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Program Integrity’s Changing Workforce Sparks New Approaches to Policy Knowledge

As retirements increase, state agencies apply technology to enable fraud, waste and abuse investigators to spend less time on manual policy research

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What Technologies Are Needed for Success with Price Transparency?

Since the White House released an executive order to help improve price transparency for healthcare consumers, industry leaders have been discussing and preparing for the final rule. This post is the first in a three-part series sharing insights from an executive panel.

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How Governments are Driving Digital Innovation in Health and Human Services

IBM Watson Health was recently featured on the podcast FCW Expert Voices in a discussion about how governments are using technology and data to transform health and human services.

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Automated Technology: The Key to Helping Drive Mammogram Adherence

A health system’s best tool to catch breast cancer is through mammography. However, patient adherence rates remain low. Patient engagement solutions can improve adherence and encourage behavior change.

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What are Some of the Potentially Unintended Consequences of Price Transparency the Industry Should Avoid?

Leaders from across the healthcare industry share insights about price transparency.

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What Challenges Does the Healthcare Industry Face with Price Transparency?

Providers, health plans and employers are evaluating their plans and preparing to deliver more price information to healthcare consumers and help address the challenges ahead.

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