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A Hospital’s Data-Driven Journey from Struggle to Success

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

View this webinar replay to hear from Ellen Hargett, Executive Director at DeKalb Quality Institute on how DeKalb achieved a dramatic reduction in complications, despite extreme resource limitations. ...read more


Are you able to assess the impact of an employee health program when data is stored in multiple, diverse systems? Whirlpool did.

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

Comprehensive analytics enabled Whirlpool to look at the outcomes of an employee health program from a number of angles and organize results to support decisions about the future of the program. ...read more


Four ways to help your employees find their best-fit benefit plan and potentially reduce out-of-pocket expenses

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

As open enrollment periods are coming to an end, it may be a good time to evaluate how you can help your employees make better, more personalized decisions about their healthcare coverage to get the best-fit plans for their situations next year. ...read more


Where Pharmacy Fits Into Your Population Health Strategy

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

Population health management is a complex and diverse challenge which, like individual patient care, is best managed by interdisciplinary teams each bringing a unique perspective and expertise. Does pharmacy have a seat at the table in your population health strategy? ...read more


Watson for Drug Discovery Identifies Proteins Associated with Cardiovascular Disease

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Drug Discovery, Life Sciences

Heart attack and stroke are 2 of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Identifying the proteins involved in each of them is the beginning of a journey to understanding how these diseases develop. In a novel experiment presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions on November 12, 2017, and published in a supplement ...read more


Insights brief: Advancing outcomes-based contracting

Written by Watson Health | Life Sciences

In this brief, we share insights on challenges in managing outcomes-based contracts (OBCs) with health plans today and solutions to address these challenges, based on our conversations with more than a dozen life sciences companies. ...read more


Leveraging Data and Analytics to Achieve MACRA Peer Performance Benchmarks

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

IBM Watson Health’s Senior Program Director, Clinical Quality Research, Donna Daniel, PhD, explores the role that data and analytics will play in achieving MACRA peer performance benchmarks. ...read more


The Continued Pursuit of Value in Healthcare

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

In a recent Modern Healthcare piece, Mike Boswood, general manager of Value-Based Care for IBM Watson Health and president and CEO of Truven Health Analytics, shares a unique and informed perspective on the continued pursuit of value in U.S. healthcare ...read more


Population health management beyond the EHR: Part 2

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

This paper explains how the right population health management infrastructure can support collaboration among care providers and patients, imagines how cognitive computing could enhance clinical decision support, and demonstrates how data beyond what is captured in clinical records can inform decision making for providers and care teams. ...read more


An Implementation Journey: The Importance of People, Processes, & Technology

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

Watch this webinar replay "An Implementation Journey: The Importance of People, Processes, & Technology" with Rob Zimmerman, MD, Associate Medical Director at the Excela Health Medical Group. Dr. Zimmerman discusses the steps Excela took to provide the best care for patients, as demonstrated through improved office efficiencies, better patient engagement, and meeting quality goals. ...read more


Population health solutions can help solve the MACRA puzzle

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

This white paper describes how data and analytics can support providers at various levels of MACRA implementation. ...read more


Health IT’s Role in Patient Engagement

Written by Watson Health | Value-Based Care, Webinar

This webinar replay covers the evolving role that technology plays in engaging patients in their own care and includes examples of how Watson Health solutions support patient engagement efforts. ...read more