Forrester Names IBM a Leader in Enterprise Health Cloud

Written by Watson Health | Cloud, Provider

Healthcare organizations face challenges as they move their workloads to cloud and incorporate data into their decision-making, including data integration, patient matching and risk stratification. In a recent evaluation, IBM has been named by Forrester as a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Health Clouds, Q3 2019.” more

The Rise of Consumer Experience in Healthcare

Written by Stewart Sill | Employer, Provider

Responding to healthcare consumer trends may seem daunting, but there are some fundamental places to begin. more

Research suggests link between hospital performance and telehealth adoption

Written by Donna Daniel and Ann Mond Johnson, ATA | Analytics, Provider

This data is part of the IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study identifying the U.S. hospitals with the highest balanced performance. more

The epidemic of physician burnout

Written by Carrie DeVries | Artificial intelligence, Imaging, Provider

The startling rise of physician burnout rates across the healthcare industry has alarmed many experts who are concerned about the consequences for patients, physicians and organizations alike. more

Streamline your medical imaging operations

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Imaging, Provider

Connecting with referrers and payers often involves a large amount of time and energy to deal with faxes, phone calls and paperwork to confirm clinical data or secure preauthorizations — all in an effort to head off claim denials. more

Transformation takes time, but you can’t wait

Written by Watson Health | Oncology & Genomics, Provider

Oncology professionals need to prepare for field advancements that will transform their work. However, transformation can take time and professionals are facing significant hurdles today. more

How much could a bad decision cost you?

Written by Watson Health | Provider, Stories

A recent survey reported that more than 70 percent of executives believe that bad decisions are as common as good decisions in their organization. What do the bad decisions cost an organization? more

Leading the way: female health leaders drive adoption of AI

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Government, Provider

Female leaders across the health industry were applauded for their ability to integrate AI into their organizations, reinforcing the potential of AI to help tackle their most pressing challenges. more

Positioning for success with bundled payment models

Written by David Jackson | Data, Provider

As part of the healthcare’s industry shift from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursements, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and commercial payers have developed an array of financial models. more

Harnessing clinical and administrative data for hospital performance improvement

Written by Paul DeChant, MD, MBA | Analytics, Provider

Today’s advanced analytics have the power to help clinicians quickly isolate common patterns in their patient populations, so they can intervene sooner and more effectively. more

Methods to address and measure challenges

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Provider

Developing sound comparison standards is a critical part of the process to identify performance improvement opportunities in health systems, hospitals and departments. more

Identify data-driven opportunities

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Data, Provider

Administrators need to understand the current status of their health system’s performance as well as recognize emerging trends to accurately identify areas that are performing well or lagging. more