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