Analytics

How should we measure success for wellness programs?

Written by Anita Nair-Hartman | Analytics, Employer

A long-term view of wellness challenges all of us to think more broadly, beyond physical health to financial and mental health, too. It’s time to evolve how we measure impact ...read more


How to prepare for the next chapter of enterprise analytics

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Data, Health plan

Today’s evolving healthcare marketplace is demanding business model transformation and new operational processes. This shift is forcing healthcare payers to consider info-centric strategies and more. ...read more


Four ways health plans can put data and algorithms to work

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Health plan

Is your organization able to successfully connect disparate data sources and methods to drive business transformation and value? ...read more


Healthcare consumers ask: How much will this cost me?

Written by Bobbi Coluni | Analytics, Employer, Health plan

Providers, health plans, employers and government are all part of the price transparency equation. ...read more


Harnessing clinical and administrative data for hospital performance improvement

Written by Paul DeChant, MD, MBA | Analytics, Provider

Today’s advanced analytics have the power to help clinicians quickly isolate common patterns in their patient populations, so they can intervene sooner and more effectively. ...read more


Methods to address and measure challenges

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Provider

Developing sound comparison standards is a critical part of the process to identify performance improvement opportunities in health systems, hospitals and departments. ...read more


Identify data-driven opportunities

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Data, Provider

Administrators need to understand the current status of their health system’s performance as well as recognize emerging trends to accurately identify areas that are performing well or lagging. ...read more


Making the Promise of Smarter Health a Reality

Written by Dr. John E. Kelly III | Analytics, Artificial intelligence, Cloud...

The true value of data flowing through physicians' offices and public health departments has gone untapped because it is unstructured and siloed in systems that don’t talk to one another. ...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


Testing blockchain technology for clinical trials in Canada

Written by Uli Brödl | Analytics, Blockchain, Data...

By: Dr. Uli Brödl, Vice President, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. The healthcare industry is undergoing significant changes due to the vast amounts of disparate data being generated. There is a huge need for transformative healthcare solutions where healthcare researchers, providers, and patients have access to a 360-degree view of health data. ...read more


Telehealth emerges as critical weapon for public health officials combating the opioid epidemic

Written by Peggy O'Brien | Analytics, Government, Life Sciences

This past October, the U.S. passed a package of bills focused on confronting the nation’s opioid epidemic. Collectively known as the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act[1], the legislation contains a number of legal and regulatory tweaks designed to make addiction treatment more accessible. Among them is a new focus on telehealth, which will make ...read more