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No lazy summers for Watson Health: heavy on ‘a’ – action

Written by Watson Health | AI, Blog Post, Life Sciences

Personal values. Commercial pressures. These are forces that shape our jobs every day, especially for leaders in the life sciences. As individuals, we want to solve urgent problems that touch us deeply. As professionals representing growing businesses, we act on our beliefs best when they align with distinct market opportunities. The oft heard slogan of ...read more


IBM Watson Health taps hospital clinical data to improve sepsis care

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

DeKalb Medical and AHMC Healthcare leveraged data and clinical care team capabilities to make improvements in sepsis care. ...read more


Schneck Medical Center: Improving population health management with near real-time data

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

This blog post contains an interview with members of the Schneck Medical Center team on how they use data to develop programs and processes that improve population health management efforts. ...read more


Clinical Trial Matching: The frustration of matching patients to cancer research begins with data issues — and can end with artificial intelligence

Written by Watson Health | Article, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

If you work in oncology or cancer clinical trial coordination in the US, you already know the numbers don’t always work in your or your patients’ favor. ...read more


When worlds collide: experiencing healthcare as a consumer

Written by Bobbi Coluni | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

Bobbi Coluni, offering management for the payer market at IBM Watson Health shares her personal experience with the complexity of navigating healthcare benefits. ...read more


You know the odds when it comes to patient recruitment for clinical trials – we’re trying to improve them

Written by Watson Health | Article, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

Every year in the United States 1.6 million Americans develop cancer, joining nearly 14 million fellow citizens in the fight against the disease. ...read more


Watson Health: Setting the Record Straight

Written by Dr. John E. Kelly III | AI, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

We at IBM have a lot to be proud of, including our pioneering work with Watson Health. Unfortunately, some media reports, including an August 11th story published by The Wall Street Journal, distort and ignore facts when suggesting IBM has not made “enough” progress on bringing the benefits of AI to healthcare. ...read more


Watson Health is committed to using AI to tackle major healthcare challenges

Written by Deborah DiSanzo | AI, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

I would like to provide an update on Watson Health and address a few misperceptions. If you only read certain media reports recently, you would have an incomplete and inaccurate perspective, especially as it relates to our Watson for Oncology product. ...read more


“Connected health” designed for health

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Cognitive Computing, Life Sciences

Over the years, the life sciences industry has been investing in capturing and analyzing patient health information. Specifically, companies have been creating digital health applications with the goal of improving treatment and care. ...read more


7 population health management strategies that reduce risk in performance-based contracts

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

As healthcare providers transition to value-based care models, PHM plays a critical role in financial risk arrangements with public and private payers. ...read more


Discover “Discovery”

Written by Louisa Roberts | Blog Post, Drug Discovery, Life Sciences

I have worked with various flavors of Watson in the last 4 years, and it has taught me a lot about the need to understand bias, both in data and the interpretation of it.  In the spirit of transparency, I will be honest about my own bias – my favorite Watson Health product is Watson ...read more


What it takes to win with bundled payments

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

To succeed with these bundled payments requires winning over physicians, coordinating post-discharge care and keeping close tabs on post-acute care providers. ...read more