Analytics

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


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


Technology’s role improving health for all

Written by Byron Scott | Analytics, Artificial intelligence

The promise of technologies, devices, and solutions have to improve healthcare, and perhaps more importantly, health outcomes is what is exciting ...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