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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Mike Boswood, President and CEO, Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company, reviews the results of HealthLeaders Media's recent survey of healthcare providers to understand how organizations are preparing for the shift to value-based payment models.
Harrow Council in northwest London serves around 250,000 people, in one of London’s most religiously and ethnically diverse boroughs. It is also home to an increasingly large population over the age of 85, a group that is expected to double in size in the next 20 years. Tasked with reducing its social services budget by […]
The successful implementation of imaging IT in a clinical environment involves many stakeholders, clinical and technical considerations, and end-users. Discover the 10 essential steps to imaging IT implementation and long-term success. To read the rest of this eBook, please register. Download the eBook
Jason Gilder, PhD, Senior Director of Analytics & Informatics at IBM Watson Health, blogs about his experience with IBM Health Corps working to improve community health in Durham, NC.
IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review is the first cognitive solution from Watson Health’s medical imaging business. To understand customer perceptions of Watson Imaging Clinical Review, we asked a select few members of the Watson Health Medical Imaging Collaborative to put it under the microscope. Over a total of 22 hours, we met with 38 professionals […]