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Clearing the path to value – Feedback from 300+ US providers

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

This research brief includes highlights from a 2017 survey designed to seek opinions on the current climate for US healthcare executives. ...read more


Comprehensive Primary Care Plus toolkit

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

IBM Watson Health tools to support your participation. ...read more


Succeeding in Year 2 of the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

Explore the latest program changes — and the IBM Watson Health resources designed to help you in the second year of MIPS. ...read more


NCQA 2017 Patient-centered medical home recognition

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

This resource kit contains information about how we can help you gain the recognition you need, so you can reap the rewards of all the good work you do. ...read more


When do outcomes-based contracts make sense? The payer perspective

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

In this opinion brief, Truven Health shares the US payer perspective on outcomes-based contracts — what it will take to make these innovative contracts meaningful, sustainable and scalable. ...read more


Pharmacists Drive Better Outcomes

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

In this article from Population Health News, Tina Moen, PharmD, Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health, discusses the role that pharmacists can play in delivering value-based care. ...read more


3 Ways Cognitive Computing Could Aid Value-Based Care

Written by Watson Health | Article, Care Management, Cognitive Computing

In this article, review key areas where cognitive computing could support care management efforts, including providing highly tailored insights about individual patients across an entire population, and helping providers more effectively address social determinants of health. ...read more


Succeeding in CMS’ new quality payment program: A Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) toolkit

Written by Watson Health | Article, MACRA/MIPS

Watson Health offers several population health solutions, clinical integration platforms, care management solutions and other tools to help clinicians increase reimbursement under the MIPS model, all while bringing more value for all your patients, not just your Medicare beneficiaries. Read this toolkit to learn how IBM Watson Health solutions align to support MIPS. ...read more


Incorporating Social Determinants into Population Health Management

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

In this article from HFM, Karen Handmaker, MPP, global leader of population health strategy at IBM Watson Health, discusses four ways organizations can address this critical concern. ...read more


Interoperability: A Common Challenge for Population Health

Written by Watson Health | Article, Value-Based Care

Although health care providers are making great progress in their push toward coordinated value-based care, interoperability among information systems remains challenging. In this article from H&HN Daily, Anil Jain, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Value-Based Care, IBM Watson Health, addresses the critical need for interoperability among providers and offers steps healthcare organizations can ...read more


Watson Health Imaging Overview

Written by Watson Health | Article, Imaging

The role of medical imaging in global health systems is literally fundamental. Like labs, medical images are used at one point or another in almost every high cost, high value episode of care. Echocardiograms, CT scans, mammograms, and x-rays, for example, “atlas” the body and help chart a course forward for a patient’s care team. ...read more


IBM Watson Health: Your IT partner for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus

Written by Watson Health | Article, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), MACRA/MIPS

As the CPC+ program requires the provision of claims-based cost and utilization data at the practice and patient-level, IBM Watson Health™ tools and solutions are primed to manage claims-based data and support opportunities for improving utilization. ...read more