Doctors, Nurses and the Paperwork Crisis That Could Unite Them

This article from The New York Times explores the burden of documentation for both doctors and nurses, and how they might work together to restore caring to healthcare.

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Consult the Consumer

Today, providers and payers name each other as top collaborators. But consumers jump to the top of the list for both, when asked to predict top collaborators in three to five years, according to a recent study by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV).

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5 Questions to Ask When Building a “Shoppable Service” Strategy

The move toward price transparency is an opportunity for those health systems that adapt quickly and build data-driven, consumer-centered strategies.

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6 Things Hospitals Can Overlook When Benchmarking

To succeed in value-based care programs, hospitals need to take a hard look in the mirror to understand where they are strong, and where there is opportunity to improve.

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Value-Based Healthcare, a 2020 Outlook

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) and IBM Watson Health recently conducted a study of healthcare payers and providers to determine what is needed to transition to an inclusive, value-based health system – integrating technology to accelerate progress and moving healthcare outside the clinic.

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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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