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International effort highlights value of cognitive computing in drug development

The quest for new drugs is an enormously complex and time-consuming process that, more often than not, results in failure. Thousands of compounds must be screened in the initial phase of research and development. Yet less than 12% ultimately survive to become approved medications.

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Myth-busting: tackling misconceptions about cognitive technology in health

New technologies are often met with a mix of excitement and apprehension. Cognitive computing is no exception. While many healthcare companies are seeking to leverage this transformational technology, others are still facing questions and misperceptions about the technologies role in health.

Healthcare Data Analytics

Cognitive Computing: The Future of Population Health Management

The future of population health management (PHM) will be tied to the rise of cognitive computing, which uses massively parallel processing and artificial intelligence to convert unstructured data into structured data, search the medical literature, and find connections among myriad types of data.

Building a Patient Engagement Infrastructure for CPC+

Jeff Galles, DO discusses how Utica Park Clinic is preparing to take on risk, and how Watson Health supports the patient outreach needed for CPC+.

Predictive Analytics in Value-Based Healthcare: Forecasting Risk, Utilization, and Outcomes

With the use of big data, it’s possible to build models around predicting future events and outcomes, utilization, and overall risk. In this whitepaper, learn more about predictive models in healthcare practice, next generation analytics in cognitive and deep learning, and how to implement predictive models into clinical workflow.

Delivering New Models Of Care With Cognitive Technology

Healthcare models are undergoing a profound transformation. This is due to a number of factors, including aging populations, individuals’ expectations and changes in how providers deliver care. Consequently, there is increasing pressure on the industry to change and refine the way it delivers care.

Exploring The Potential Impact Of Cognitive Technology On Payment Reform

The way Americans pay for healthcare has always been a controversial topic. And now it’s undergoing the most significant change in history. It’s a change that could provide substantial benefits to patients and health providers alike, but it’s also extremely complex.

Leading Children’s Hospital Shares Its Recipe For An Enterprise Imaging Strategy

Over the last few years, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s (CCHMC) enterprise imaging strategy has been simmering. After starting with radiology and cardiology, the hospital is preparing to add images from across all ‘ologies and fully bring its enterprise archive to a boil.

Breaking Down Siloes Across Specialties: How An International Eye Center Made PACS a Top Priority

The ophthalmology industry is quickly evolving, shaped by factors such as increasing global demand and significant advancements in imaging technology. Staying on top of these changes and securing the best tools and strategies to address them is critical to the success of any industry provider, and Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) is no exception.

Managing the Growing Demand for Medical Images: Balancing Security and Access

Smartphones and other mobile devices are becoming just as common in the hands of clinicians as they are in the hands of today’s teenagers. “Dermatologists, emergency room physicians, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons and other physicians routinely utilize smart devices to document clinical disorders and pathologies.

Watson Health Imaging Overview

The role of medical imaging in global health systems is literally fundamental. Like labs, medical images are used at one point or another in almost every high cost, high value episode of care. Echocardiograms, CT scans, mammograms, and x-rays, for example, “atlas” the body and help chart a course forward for a patient’s care team.

How Cognitive Technology Can Revolutionize Oncology

Advances in oncology research over the past two decades have been immensely encouraging. However, with new medical literature being published so frequently, this plethora of information poses its own challenges for oncologists.

US healthcare spending: Could cognitive computing help reduce waste in healthcare spending?

The US spends approximately $3 trillion annually on healthcare services such as prescription drugs and insurance. A significant chunk of this figure is lost to healthcare waste that occurs as a result of duplicative services, misdiagnosed patients, unnecessary hospital visits, and other reasons.

IBM and Pfizer to Accelerate Immuno-oncology Research with Watson for Drug Discovery

Watson Health and Pfizer Inc. today announced a collaboration that will utilize IBM Watson for Drug Discovery to help accelerate Pfizer’s research in immuno-oncology, an approach to cancer treatment that uses the body’s immune system to help fight cancer.

IBM Watson Health: Your IT partner for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus

As the CPC+ program requires the provision of claims-based cost and utilization data at the practice and patient-level, IBM Watson Health™ tools and solutions are primed to manage claims-based data and support opportunities for improving utilization.