Value-Based Care

Pharmacists Drive Better Outcomes

In this article from Population Health News, Tina Moen, PharmD, Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health, discusses the role that pharmacists can play in delivering value-based care.

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Does your quality performance measurement give you the full picture? It may be time to expand your metrics.

Atlanta-based DeKalb Medical knew there were still areas of operational and clinical performance that could be improved — they just needed help pinpointing opportunities.

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Insights and Innovations: Top 10 Value-Based Care Posts of 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, we’ve compiled the top 10 most popular value-based care posts for the year on Watson Health Perspectives, based on reader interest.

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Using an EHR for Population Health: What’s missing?

Building the right IT infrastructure is often the first step in developing population health management programs. While EHRs can provide a basic foundation, to truly understand the whole patient and the whole population, organizations must supplement their EHRs with the right IT solutions.

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A Hospital’s Data-Driven Journey from Struggle to Success

View this webinar replay to hear from Ellen Hargett, Executive Director at DeKalb Quality Institute on how DeKalb achieved a dramatic reduction in complications, despite extreme resource limitations.

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Are you able to assess the impact of an employee health program when data is stored in multiple, diverse systems? Whirlpool did.

Comprehensive analytics enabled Whirlpool to look at the outcomes of an employee health program from a number of angles and organize results to support decisions about the future of the program.

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Four ways to help your employees find their best-fit benefit plan and potentially reduce out-of-pocket expenses

As open enrollment periods are coming to an end, it may be a good time to evaluate how you can help your employees make better, more personalized decisions about their healthcare coverage to get the best-fit plans for their situations next year.

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Where Pharmacy Fits Into Your Population Health Strategy

Population health management is a complex and diverse challenge which, like individual patient care, is best managed by interdisciplinary teams each bringing a unique perspective and expertise. Does pharmacy have a seat at the table in your population health strategy?

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Leveraging Data and Analytics to Achieve MACRA Peer Performance Benchmarks

IBM Watson Health’s Senior Program Director, Clinical Quality Research, Donna Daniel, PhD, explores the role that data and analytics will play in achieving MACRA peer performance benchmarks.

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50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals Study: Illuminating Leadership Excellence

Now in its 19th year, the just-released 2018 Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study recognizes heart care providers that have achieved outstanding performance on a balance scorecard comprising clinical, operational and financial metrics.

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How Cognitive Computing Can Help Predict Diabetes Risk

What if there were a way for analytics to predict which patients are at higher risk of developing diabetes that could help physicians possibly intervene to prevent it?

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The Continued Pursuit of Value in Healthcare

In a recent Modern Healthcare piece, Mike Boswood, general manager of Value-Based Care for IBM Watson Health and president and CEO of Truven Health Analytics, shares a unique and informed perspective on the continued pursuit of value in U.S. healthcare

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