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Do doctors fear AI? Not the hundreds I work with around the world

Written by Kyu Rhee | Artificial intelligence, Health plan, Provider

Headlines abound about doctors cowering from AI. The reality: not so much. I’m a physician, and don’t think that’s a realistic concern. Rather, I envision a future in which AI-enabled insights help health and medical experts deliver patient-centered, personalized, value-based care. The future is here. For those of us at IBM, we are augmenting experts’ ...read more


When worlds collide: experiencing healthcare as a consumer

Written by Bobbi Coluni | Oncology & Genomics, Provider, Stories

Bobbi Coluni, offering management for the payer market at IBM Watson Health shares her personal experience with the complexity of navigating healthcare benefits. ...read more


Watson Health success story: Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Provider

Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center analyzed data to tackle their #1 cause of readmissions: sepsis. ...read more


Watson Health success story: AHMC Healthcare

Written by Watson Health | Provider, Stories

Jon Aquino, Corporate Chief Quality and Vice Compliance Officer at AHMC Healthcare shares his experience with using Watson Health solutions to support quality improvement efforts in the sepsis patient population. ...read more


Driving toward value in healthcare: challenges, efforts and barriers

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Provider

In this infographic, we’ve summarized other findings from a survey of 300+ healthcare professionals who responded to describe the efforts they’re undertaking and the barriers they’re experiencing. ...read more


Clearing the path to value – feedback from 300+ US providers

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Provider

This research brief includes highlights from a 2017 survey designed to seek opinions on the current climate for US healthcare executives. ...read more


7 population health management strategies that reduce risk in performance-based contracts

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Data, Provider

As healthcare providers transition to value-based care models, PHM plays a critical role in financial risk arrangements with public and private payers. ...read more


Discover “Discovery”

Written by Louisa Roberts | Artificial intelligence, Life Sciences, Provider

I have worked with various flavors of Watson in the last 4 years, and it has taught me a lot about the need to understand bias, both in data and the interpretation of it.  In the spirit of transparency, I will be honest about my own bias – my favorite Watson Health product is Watson ...read more


Harnessing data to improve clinical performance

Written by Sally Akers, RN, MSN, CNS | Analytics, Provider

Unlocking the right data sets and aligning clinical and administrative teams so they can act on that information can drive real performance improvement. ...read more


A patient-focused approach to strategic healthcare transformation

Written by Watson Health | Analytics, Provider

In this webinar replay, Josh Berlin, managing partner at IBM Watson Health, moderates a discussion with members of his team about best practices in strategic healthcare transformation. ...read more


15 Top Health Systems – Quantifying ‘System-ness’

Written by Jean Chenoweth | Analytics, Government, Provider

Just as travelers know what to expect from a well-known hotel chain regardless of city and can depend on consistent taste of a latte at their favorite coffee shop franchise, patients and families should – at some point – expect consistency at branded hospitals within a health system. ...read more


Uncovering cost savings hidden in administrative and operational data

Written by Sally Akers, RN, MSN, CNS and Mike Chamberlain | Data, Provider

In each of the examples in this post, information hidden in hospital administrative data sets became the cornerstone to performance improvement initiatives by helping administrators and clinicians make better decisions. ...read more