VNA as the Foundation for Enterprise Imaging, Image Sharing, and Collaboration

This is the conclusion of a 4-part blog series covering the value of a vendor neutral archive (VNA). In case you missed the first three parts of the series, read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 here. Enterprise imaging and encounters-based imaging bring imaging workflows into any service line which generates any form of images, multimedia, or ‘unstructured […]

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Consolidation is coming: Is your organization ready?

Deciding to put an addition on your home can be very exciting. Perhaps you’ll finally have a garage or a larger master bedroom — or maybe even a second floor. But the larger the addition, the more complicated it gets. You have to consider how to integrate the new space with your existing home, and […]

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100 Top Hospitals Study: The Best Keep Getting Better

IBM Watson Health™ just published its 2018 100 Top Hospitals® annual study identifying hospitals whose leaders have guided their organizations to the highest level of balanced performance.

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Health Information Technology: The Population Health Engine

View this webinar replay to hear Dr. William Kassler, Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health engage Dr. David Nash, Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health and Dr. Anil Jain, Chief Health Informatics Officer on health IT's role in managing a population.

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Three challenges cardiology practices face in a value-based world

As the healthcare industry transitions to value-based payment models, cardiology care providers, like other providers, are faced with a directive to reduce costs while meeting or exceeding quality metrics.

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Value-Based Care: The Anchor of Population Health

View this webinar replay to hear from Dr. David Nash, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, on key trends for 2018 and how systems can position themselves for success in this new environment.

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New Year, New Rule: MACRA Updates for 2018

In this webinar the health informatics team at IBM Watson Health share key highlights of the new rule, recommended operational changes for providers, and how Watson Health solutions will continue to support providers.

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Improving Care Delivery with Timely Data

Kowsilliya Ramnaresh, PhD, Assistant Vice President, Practice Transformation at Health Quest Medical Practice, shares valuable insights on the steps the organization has taken to speed its transition to value-based care.

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The Role of Imaging in Patient Satisfaction

  Where Are We Today? Imagine this scenario: At 2 a.m., a community hospital receives a patient with a head injury related to a motor vehicle accident. The hospital performs a CT scan on the patient, but does not have a neuroradiologist available and needs specialty advice. Following the potential patient transfer protocol, the ED […]

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Watson Health: Get the Facts

Watson is the only AI technology tackling a wide range of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges including cancer, diabetes, drug discovery and more. In oncology, Watson is at work supporting cancer care in more than 150 hospitals in 11 countries, and a large, growing body of evidence supports the use of Watson in healthcare.

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Helping Montgomery County Juvenile Court Improve Efficiencies and Outcomes

Located in Dayton, Ohio, the Juvenile Court is a division of the Montgomery County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas. In addition to two judges and nine magistrates, the court employs bailiffs, court reporters, judicial technicians and a large administrative staff. The court receives almost 16,000 referrals a year.  They serve 120 youth per week in […]

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When do outcomes-based contracts make sense? The payer perspective

In this opinion brief, Truven Health shares the US payer perspective on outcomes-based contracts — what it will take to make these innovative contracts meaningful, sustainable and scalable.

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