Reducing Readmissions with Automated Post-Discharge Care

This whitepaper introduces best practices for reducing readmissions, and explains how a patient-centered, automated approach is the most efficient and cost-effective way to make sure that all patients who have been discharged are properly taken care of.

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Get Ready for Risk

40 percent of healthcare leaders feel their organizations lack the infrastructure necessary to adequately handle financial risk. So what do health systems need to do in order to set the stage for future success? An IBM report offers several suggestions.

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How Automated Patient Outreach Enables Leading Organizations

Four healthcare facilities leveraged technology from IBM Watson Health to create a high-performing population health management program to help promote better health outcomes, drive revenue and improve quality metrics.

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A Population Health Approach for Diabetic Patients

This whitepaper includes new research on a population health approach for diabetic patients, reached after analyzing lab results and billing data for 23,000 patients with diabetes over three consecutive year-long periods.

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CFO Strategies for Balancing Fee-For-Service and Value

This whitepaper includes a discussion of how healthcare organizations should measure health IT ROI in value-based care, featuring examples of how specific healthcare providers approach this issue.

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Gaining Patient Acceptance of Automated Engagement Tactics – Simple Steps, Big Impact

When Bassett Healthcare decided to employ automated patient outreach, it feared its patients would react negatively and reflect this experience in negative ratings about their care at Bassett overall. But by taking a few, purposeful steps, it was able to make automation a success, enhancing patient engagement and increasing the number of care gaps closed.

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Helping Value-based Care Delivery Pay for Itself

A Virginia medical group generated additional fee-for-service revenue through its population health management infrastructure by following a few important steps.

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The Physician Perspective

Hear from Orlando Health's Benjamin Kaplan, MD, MPH, FACP how technology can enhace physicians' interactions with patients.

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Building Clinical Integration as a Foundation to Become a Successful ACO

This new resource for building clinical integration reviews the importance of collaboration and automation to promote care coordination, population health management, and accountable care organizations.

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Huntsville Hospital Health System

Huntsville used the IBM Watson Health platform to standardize data input for value-based contracts, identify and help fill in patient care gaps, and help ensure all patient-related information was being captured and entered into its EMR properly.

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Scaling the PCMH Delivery Model with Automation

Practices must be reengineered to provide effective PCMHs — and the environment in which they operate must also change to permit seamless care coordination. But all of this change can be less painful and lead to more productive results if practices use the right combination of technologies to scale population health management.

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How Technology can Improve Diabetes Management

New technologies enable healthcare organizations to automate their population health management (PMH) programs, so medical providers can quickly determine which patients with diabetes need care the most.

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