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Watson Health: Setting the Record Straight

We at IBM have a lot to be proud of, including our pioneering work with Watson Health. Unfortunately, some media reports, including an August 11th story published by The Wall Street Journal, distort and ignore facts when suggesting IBM has not made “enough” progress on bringing the benefits of AI to healthcare.

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Watson Health is committed to using AI to tackle major healthcare challenges

I would like to provide an update on Watson Health and address a few misperceptions. If you only read certain media reports recently, you would have an incomplete and inaccurate perspective, especially as it relates to our Watson for Oncology product.

Case study: Little Company of Mary Hospital

Near real-time access to accurate drug information allowed Little Company of Mary Hospital to make faster decisions, ensure positive interactions and, ultimately, achieve better patient outcomes.

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Case study: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

The Connecticut Children’s Medical Center revenue cycle and clinical teams worked with Simpler® Consulting, part of IBM Watson Health, to address shortcomings in their processes, resulting in fewer claim denials and improved patient experience.

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The epidemic of childhood obesity: Insights from linking claims data with electronic medical record data

In this webinar, Bill Marder, PhD explains the benefits of linking claims and EMR clinical data to better understand this patient population.

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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.

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Watson Health success story: Schneck Medical Center

Learn how Schneck Medical Center focused efforts to improve care for COPD patients, resulting in an 80 percent reduction in the unplanned COPD readmission rate and hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings.

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Case study: Schneck Medical Center

Schneck Medical Center needed to develop a strategy to address a disproportionately high number of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in its population and reduce the associated readmissions.

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Watson Health success story: AHMC Healthcare

Jon Aquino, Corporate Chief Quality and Vice Compliance Officer at AHMC Healthcare shares his experience with using Watson Health solutions to support quality improvement efforts in the sepsis patient population.

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Driving readmission prevention through performance improvement

In this on-demand webinar replay, representatives from Schneck Medical Center share how they established a multi-disciplinary team to improve process of care .

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Driving toward value in healthcare: Challenges, efforts and barriers

In this infographic, we’ve summarized other findings from a survey of 300+ healthcare professionals who responded to describe the efforts they’re undertaking and the barriers they’re experiencing.

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Clearing the path to value – Feedback from 300+ US providers

This research brief includes highlights from a 2017 survey designed to seek opinions on the current climate for US healthcare executives.

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Improving labor costs and length of stay with operational benchmarks

By participating in the ActionOI operational and financial performance benchmarking program, Promedica significantly lowered medical supply expenses, cut labor costs and helped the system reduce the average inpatient patient length of stay.

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“Connected health” designed for health

Over the years, the life sciences industry has been investing in capturing and analyzing patient health information. Specifically, companies have been creating digital health applications with the goal of improving treatment and care.

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