Case Study

Performance improvement through data insights

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

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


Case study: AHMC Healthcare

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

AHMC Healthcare used IBM CareDiscovery® to uncover opportunities to improve sepsis compliance, which ultimately led to a higher level of care. ...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


Success story: The Aurum Institute

Written by Watson Health | Case Study, Life Sciences

The Aurum Institute needed to integrate clinical data from cross-border research sites located in several sub-Saharan African countries, each run by data managers who speak different languages and possess varied levels of experience with electronic data capture. ...read more


Case study: Schneck Medical Center

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

Schneck Medical Center needed to develop a strategy to address a disproportionately high number of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in its population and reduce the associated readmissions. ...read more


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