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How hospitals can identify areas for improvement by merging clinical and operational data

Written by Fiona McNaughton | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

The pressure to deliver high quality care at an affordable cost is here to stay. Whether a provider is in a fee-for-service or value-based environment, or straddling both, the relationship between cost and quality is now intimately linked. ...read more


AHMC Healthcare: Driving quality improvements systemwide with concrete data

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

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


How Watson is helping clinicians and cancer centers to identify more patients for clinical trials

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

IBM Watson® for Clinical Trial Matching uses artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing technology to help cancer centers identify potential candidates for trials and help clinicians find potential clinical trials for their patients. ...read more


Providers weigh the impact of value-based payment models on population health

Written by David Jackson | Blog Post, Government, Social Programs...

To get some insight into how providers are handling the transition and how it has influenced their population health strategies, the HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Unit, in conjunction with IBM Watson Health, conducted the 2018 Population Health Survey. ...read more


Performance improvement through data insights

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Case Study, Process Improvement...

Learn how multiple hospital systems managed to cut costs, reduce patients’ length of stay, and acquire actionable financial performance data. ...read more


IBM Watson Health Names 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Written by Ekta Punwani | Blog Post, Process Improvement, Value-Based Care

This is the 20th year of our 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ annual study. The winning hospitals in our study have demonstrated this with better outcomes at a lower cost per case than non-winning hospitals. ...read more


Digital therapeutics: New therapy opportunities

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Patient Engagement

The IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) is IBM’s thought leadership arm, and has launched a study to understand the progress of “Digital Therapeutics”. Digital therapeutics are clinically proven treatment options that use software to augment a standard of care or enable new therapy opportunities for a medical or psychological condition. Expert Insight The results will ...read more


Client Success Stories

Written by Watson Health | Article, Blog Post, Case Study

IBM Watson Health is working with professionals across the globe to tackle some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. With our data, analytics, and AI solutions, clients are transforming their clinical decision-making, accelerating drug research and discovery, optimizing performance, and engaging consumers. Read about their successes now. ...read more


Hospital Pharmacists Tap AI to Improve Drug Information Searches

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

Among the dozens of hospital pharmacists who have been testing new technology in a limited availability roll-out, all have made it clear that their number one priority is to make sure the information they are delivering to their colleagues and friends is rock solid. ...read more


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