Life Sciences

Discover the advantages of life sciences technology and real-world data.

The pharmaceutical industry’s shift from big data to broad data and AI

Written by Christina Busmalis | Artificial intelligence, Life Sciences

From single tasks to enterprise-level challenges, life science companies are using AI to help support their teams. ...read more


5 pharma trends to watch in 2020

Written by Mary Varghese Presti | Artificial intelligence, Data, Life Sciences

Keep a watch on these 5 industry trends. New technology and data are here to stay. Are you keeping track of the ways it’s changing clinical development? Read this blog from Watson Health leader Mary Varghese Presti sharing her thoughts on 2020 trends. ...read more


Value-based healthcare, a 2020 outlook

Written by Paul Roma | Artificial intelligence, Blockchain, Life Sciences

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) and IBM Watson Health recently conducted a study of healthcare payers and providers to determine what is needed to transition to an inclusive, value-based health system – integrating technology to accelerate progress and moving healthcare outside the clinic. ...read more


Meaningful interoperability

Written by Anil Jain | Health plan, Life Sciences, Provider

IBM Watson Health has participated in conversations that help policymakers better understand the real-world impact of these standards and regulations. To tackle the “how,” we approach three essential domains to help accelerate the transformation that we see in the health ecosystem. ...read more


Three ways to run a more efficient drug trial

Written by Watson Health | Data, Life Sciences

Focusing on drug trial efficiency can go a long way towards cutting costs and reducing the impact of trial failures and delays on the bottom line. ...read more


Data: friend, foe or both? How life sciences leaders can benefit from data proliferation

Written by Watson Health | Data, Life Sciences

Companies could benefit from using the wealth of intelligence to optimize the product development and commercialization process, if they can quickly access information when and where it’s needed most. ...read more


Maximize your drug’s potential with data

Written by Watson Health | Data, Life Sciences

From the earliest stages of discovery through treatment delivery, analytics and insights have the potential to inform and enhance every stage of the drug development and commercialization process. ...read more


Clinical trials don’t fail fast enough

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Data, Life Sciences

The roughly $2.6 billion spent on developing one new drug reflects the fully capitalized costs of studying compounds that ultimately fail to reach the market. ...read more


Applauding Interoperability Improvements

Written by Anil Jain | Cloud, Data, Life Sciences

At IBM, we strongly believe that all citizens have a right to improved information flow between the various clinicians they see. ...read more


Making the Promise of Smarter Health a Reality

Written by Dr. John E. Kelly III | Analytics, Artificial intelligence, Cloud...

The true value of data flowing through physicians' offices and public health departments has gone untapped because it is unstructured and siloed in systems that don’t talk to one another. ...read more


Telehealth emerges as critical weapon for public health officials combating the opioid epidemic

Written by Peggy O'Brien | Analytics, Government, Life Sciences

This past October, the U.S. passed a package of bills focused on confronting the nation’s opioid epidemic. Collectively known as the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act[1], the legislation contains a number of legal and regulatory tweaks designed to make addiction treatment more accessible. Among them is a new focus on telehealth, which will make ...read more


From automated to comprehensive: What child welfare organizations need to succeed

Written by Watson Health | Government, Life Sciences

Of all the programs and services regulated, administered or delivered by government, there are arguably none more important than the delivery of child welfare services: child protection, foster care and adoption. ...read more