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IBM Child Welfare Solution as a Service – A game changer!

Written by Watson Health | Cloud, Government

Building a new child welfare application is complex. There are many processes needed to keep a child safe and provide the right resources to help support the family. Getting this right for the case workers is key in order for a project to be a success and provide a solution that supports the needs of ...read more


Five ways AI supports key drug research decisions with unstructured data

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Artificial intelligence

Ingesting and analyzing millions of documents in seconds, AI is able to construct dynamic, comprehensive networks of relationships between a wide variety of concepts across a vast corpus of data to provide the inclusive view needed to make informed decisions. ...read more


The state of telehealth, and its role in the fight against opioid use disorder

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Artificial intelligence, Government

Telehealth is ready to take center stage. Telehealth is in the fight against opioid use disorder. But are consumers and healthcare providers ready to start giving and receiving care via their computers and smartphones, and are private health plans ready to pay for it? Based on recent media reports tracking sentiment toward the technology, telehealth is definitely on an upward trend ...read more


Success story: Health Quest

Written by Watson Health | Provider, Stories

By using the Watson Health suite of population health management solutions to consolidate disparate data from across practices and departments, Health Quest was able to identify gaps in care, track individual touch points, and refine its process of care to improve system-wide population health. ...read more


Examining the variation in cancer care

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Oncology & Genomics

As medicine moves forward—making advances in prevention, detection, care delivery and more—cancer marches on, killing nearly 2 million Europeans every year. As one would expect, the reasons are as complex as cancer itself and one of the most significant reasons is variability in care. Here, we explore some of the reasons behind the variation and how AI may be able to help. ...read more


Seven reasons why the time has come for AI technology in cancer care

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Oncology & Genomics

Data is proliferating and EHRs are a key source of data. Fewer doctors are practicing oncology, cancer is spreading, and more care is needed. Clinical research keeps growing. ...read more


Watson Health success story – California’s Valued Trust

Written by Watson Health | Data, Provider, Stories

Watson Health helps to support the mission of California's Valued Trust by providing the underlying analytic architecture needed to understand what’s driving cost and trend in various regions. ...read more


Success story: Rogers Behavioral Health

Written by Watson Health | Provider, Stories

Rogers Behavioral Health partnered with Watson Health Simpler to identify workflows that could be improved to allow staff to treat more patients and improve the patient and family experience. ...read more


From IBM Research: how tiny fingernail sensors and AI can help clinicians to monitor health and disease progression

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Artificial intelligence

Grip strength is a useful metric in a surprisingly broad set of health issues. It has been associated with the effectiveness of medication in individuals with Parkinson's disease, the degree of cognitive function in schizophrenics, the state of an individual’s cardiovascular health, and all-cause mortality in geriatrics. ...read more


Combining real world evidence with artificial intelligence may improve visibility of treatment options for oncologists

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Oncology & Genomics

With an impending shortage of oncologists, an exponentially growing body of literature, and a steady stream of new cancer cases, it’s no surprise that one study found significant cancer health disparities in the US. ...read more


Improving sepsis management to deliver better results

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Stories

Learn how Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center analyzed data to tackle their #1 cause of readmissions: sepsis. ...read more


AHMC Healthcare: Driving quality improvements systemwide with concrete data

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Artificial intelligence, Provider...

IBM Watson Health interviewed Jonathan F. Aquino, Corporate Chief Quality and Vice Compliance Officer at AHMC Healthcare and Interim Chief Executive Officer at AHMC San Gabriel Valley Medical Center to learn more about how AHMC embraces data-driven initiatives to improve the overall quality of care. ...read more