50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ Outperform Their Peers

Written by Ekta Punwani | Analytics, Provider

The Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals 2020 study found that top-performing hospitals demonstrated better clinical care and were more efficient than their peers at delivering this care. 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. more

How Automation Helped Engage Patients, Close Gaps in Care

Written by William Kassler | Data, Provider, Stories

Using IBM Phytel Outreach, Loudoun Medical Group delivered targeted outreach and exceeded value-based care quality metrics. more

What Technologies Are Needed for Success with Price Transparency?

Written by Anil Jain | Data, Health plan, Provider

Since the White House released an executive order to help improve price transparency for healthcare consumers, industry leaders have been discussing and preparing for the final rule. This post is the first in a three-part series sharing insights from an executive panel. more

Automated Technology: The Key to Helping Drive Mammogram Adherence

Written by Christina Berg, RN | Oncology & Genomics, Provider, Stories

A health system’s best tool to catch breast cancer is through mammography. However, patient adherence rates remain low. Patient engagement solutions can improve adherence and encourage behavior change. more

What are Some of the Potentially Unintended Consequences of Price Transparency the Industry Should Avoid?

Written by Anil Jain | Data, Health plan, Provider

Leaders from across the healthcare industry share insights about price transparency. more

What Challenges Does the Healthcare Industry Face with Price Transparency?

Written by Anil Jain | Data, Health plan, Provider

Providers, health plans and employers are evaluating their plans and preparing to deliver more price information to healthcare consumers and help address the challenges ahead. more

How to Help Manage Rapid Growth in the Emergency Department

Written by Byron Scott, MD, MBA, FACEP | Provider, Stories

Dr. Dave Holson, director of the ED at NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens shared his perspective on the value of continuous improvement in a rapidly expanding ED. more

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