Case Study

Improving labor costs and length of stay with operational benchmarks

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

By participating in the ActionOI operational and financial performance benchmarking program, Promedica significantly lowered medical supply expenses, cut labor costs and helped the system reduce the average inpatient patient length of stay. ...read more


SmartAnalyst Inc. used IBM Explorys clinical data to improve how a company markets its medications

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Life Sciences

SmartAnalyst and the IBM® Watson Health™ team used the IBM Explorys® data set to study the journey of more than 6,500 real-life psoriasis patients. As a result, SmartAnalyst’s customer, a pharmaceutical company, is changing the way it communicates with patients and doctors. ...read more


SmartAnalyst Inc. used the IBM Explorys clinical data set to boost physician adoption of certain cancer treatments

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Life Sciences

The IBM® Watson Health™ team helped SmartAnalyst use IBM Explorys® Offerings for Life Sciences to compare treatment patterns and time-to-event outcomes for almost 2,000 real world lines of therapy for multiple myeloma. ...read more


Helping Montgomery County Juvenile Court Improve Efficiencies and Outcomes

Written by Watson Health | Care Management, Case Study, Government...

Located in Dayton, Ohio, the Juvenile Court is a division of the Montgomery County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas. In addition to two judges and nine magistrates, the court employs bailiffs, court reporters, judicial technicians and a large administrative staff. The court receives almost 16,000 referrals a year.  They serve 120 youth per week in ...read more


New York City Human Resources Administration Improves Application Process for SNAP

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Government, Social Programs

Like most human services programs, the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) was challenged by growing caseloads.  They needed to find a way to improve service delivery while addressing increased caseloads.  They decided to transform their screening tool, ACCESS NYC, so that multiple in-person visits to one of its offices would no longer be ...read more


When Change Brings Opportunity: A Merge Cardio Case Study

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Imaging

The 2013 merger between Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare created one of the largest health systems in Illinois. As is often the case with this type of amalgamation, executives of the newly named Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare faced numerous integration challenges and had to determine the best way to maximize each organization’s strengths. ...read more


Harrow Council reducing costs and empowering citizens with help from IBM Watson Health

Written by Watson Health | Care Management, Case Study, Government...

Harrow Council in northwest London serves around 250,000 people, in one of London’s most religiously and ethnically diverse boroughs. It is also home to an increasingly large population over the age of 85, a group that is expected to double in size in the next 20 years. Tasked with reducing its social services budget by ...read more


Floyd Health Care System

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Patient Engagement

With help from an IBM Watson Health clinical application advisor, Floyd expanded its IBM solutions and used their unique capabilities to progress toward a more robust population healthcare model by adding care coordination activities and improving key process measures. ...read more


The Polyclinic

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Patient Engagement

The Polyclinic turned to its partner IBM Watson Health to help improve compliance with Medicare Annual Wellness Visit requirements. ...read more


Hallmark Health Medical Associates

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Patient Engagement

Hallmark Health Medical Associates wanted to empower its caregivers to improve performance on several key measures by improving documentation and using pre-visit planning and daily huddles. ...read more


Mercy Health Select, LLC Case Study

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

To continue improving the quality of care it provides, Mercy Health Select, LLC, needed to mine disparate data sources and identify at-risk patients so that clinicians could intervene quickly. The organization selected the IBM® Explorys platform, which integrates claims and clinical data and then uses sophisticated analytics to identify and prioritize at-risk patients. ...read more


Leading Children’s Hospital Shares Its Recipe For An Enterprise Imaging Strategy

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Imaging

Over the last few years, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s (CCHMC) enterprise imaging strategy has been simmering. After starting with radiology and cardiology, the hospital is preparing to add images from across all ‘ologies and fully bring its enterprise archive to a boil. ...read more