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Risk Stratification – Lessons Learned

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

Nirav Vakharia, MD, Associate Chief Quality Officer of Enterprise Quality and Vice Chairman of Population Health at Cleveland Clinic explains the rationale for clinical risk stratification, guidance on how to better identify and define chronic disease cohorts, and the impact on quality and utilization. ...read more


Interoperability in the Age of Population Health Management – Part 2

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, White Paper

In part one of this two-part series, we explored the issues pertaining to data integration. In part two, we explore workflow integration. In addition, we look at technology known as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), and how it will facilitate the integration of outside applications with electronic health records to support population health management. ...read more


Cognitive Computing in IBM Watson Health: Research and Development

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

Listen to the replay of this webinar "Cognitive Computing in IBM Watson Health: Research and Development" with Eric Brown, PhD, Director Foundational Innovation at IBM Watson Health and Jianying Hu, PhD, Distinguished RSM and Senior Manager, Center for Computational Health at IBM Research. ...read more


Interoperability in the Age of Population Health Management – Part 1

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, White Paper

This two-part series reviews how today's technology can address challenges in data infrastructure ...read more


The Importance of Disaster Recovery in Healthcare

Written by Watson Health | Executive Brief, Imaging

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 ...read more


Managing Population Health and Avoiding Physician Burnout: Can You Do Both?

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

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. ...read more


One Billion Images in the Cloud: A Merge Milestone

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Imaging

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 ...read more


How Watson Helped in my Battle Against Lung Cancer – IBM Watson Medical

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

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. ...read more


Government Health and Human Services: Visions, values and strategies for the future

Written by Watson Health | Child Welfare, Disability Management, Employment...

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 ...read more


When Change Brings Opportunity: A Merge Cardio Case Study

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Imaging

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. ...read more


Redefining Population Health

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

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. ...read more


Harrow Council reducing costs and empowering citizens with help from IBM Watson Health

Written by Watson Health | Care Management, Case Study, Government...

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 ...read more