Hardin Memorial Health debuts new AI solution for radiologists

After becoming the first client to “go live” with IBM Watson Imaging Patient Synopsis, the radiologists at Hardin Memorial Health can now use the power of AI to help them find relevant patient information quickly and easily.

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Making the Promise of Smarter Health a Reality

The true value of data flowing through physicians' offices and public health departments has gone untapped because it is unstructured and siloed in systems that don’t talk to one another.

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IBM Child Welfare Solution as a Service – A game changer!

Building a new child welfare application is complex. There are many processes needed to keep a child safe and provide the right resources to help support the family. Getting this right for the case workers is key in order for a project to be a success and provide a solution that supports the needs of […]

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Five ways AI supports key drug research decisions with unstructured data

Ingesting and analyzing millions of documents in seconds, AI is able to construct dynamic, comprehensive networks of relationships between a wide variety of concepts across a vast corpus of data to provide the inclusive view needed to make informed decisions.

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The state of telehealth, and its role in the fight against opioid use disorder

Telehealth is ready to take center stage. Telehealth is in the fight against opioid use disorder. But are consumers and healthcare providers ready to start giving and receiving care via their computers and smartphones, and are private health plans ready to pay for it? Based on recent media reports tracking sentiment toward the technology, telehealth is definitely on an upward trend

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Success story: Health Quest

By using the Watson Health suite of population health management solutions to consolidate disparate data from across practices and departments, Health Quest was able to identify gaps in care, track individual touch points, and refine its process of care to improve system-wide population health.

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Testing blockchain technology for clinical trials in Canada

By: Dr. Uli Brödl, Vice President, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. The healthcare industry is undergoing significant changes due to the vast amounts of disparate data being generated. There is a huge need for transformative healthcare solutions where healthcare researchers, providers, and patients have access to a 360-degree view of health data. […]

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Examining the variation in cancer care

As medicine moves forward—making advances in prevention, detection, care delivery and more—cancer marches on, killing nearly 2 million Europeans every year. As one would expect, the reasons are as complex as cancer itself and one of the most significant reasons is variability in care. Here, we explore some of the reasons behind the variation and how AI may be able to help.

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Telehealth emerges as critical weapon for public health officials combating the opioid epidemic

This past October, the U.S. passed a package of bills focused on confronting the nation’s opioid epidemic. Collectively known as the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act[1], the legislation contains a number of legal and regulatory tweaks designed to make addiction treatment more accessible. Among them is a new focus on telehealth, which will make […]

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Seven reasons why the time has come for AI technology in cancer care

Data is proliferating and EHRs are a key source of data. Fewer doctors are practicing oncology, cancer is spreading, and more care is needed. Clinical research keeps growing.

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Watson Health success story – California’s Valued Trust

Watson Health helps to support the mission of California's Valued Trust by providing the underlying analytic architecture needed to understand what’s driving cost and trend in various regions.

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Success story: Rogers Behavioral Health

Rogers Behavioral Health partnered with Watson Health Simpler to identify workflows that could be improved to allow staff to treat more patients and improve the patient and family experience.

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