Discover “Discovery”

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 […]

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Inpatient volume and LOS: Your trends may not look like everyone else’s — and why it matters

This webinar replay examines trends in population aging and what they mean for the inpatient experience, differences in inpatient growth across states, and the impact of inpatient volume and length of stay changes on facility and bed planning.

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Comprehensive Primary Care Plus toolkit

IBM Watson Health tools to support your participation.

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Succeeding in Year 2 of the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System

Explore the latest program changes — and the IBM Watson Health resources designed to help you in the second year of MIPS.

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What it takes to win with bundled payments

To succeed with these bundled payments requires winning over physicians, coordinating post-discharge care and keeping close tabs on post-acute care providers.

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How to select the right risk as your organization takes on value-based payments

Organizations armed with their options can select the kind of risk that is best suited for their operational models and pick the right supporting health IT tools.

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ISPOR 2018 was speaking our language

“We’re all patients,” noted Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, a panelist in the first plenary session that kicked off ISPOR 2018, a 5-day conference devoted to health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) in Baltimore at the end of May.

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Why risk matters as healthcare providers transition to pay-for-performance models

For healthcare providers transitioning to value-based care, embracing risk remains a challenge. The key to getting a reward from the contracts is to figure out how to proactively manage patient care and produce high-quality outcomes.

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Harnessing data to improve clinical performance

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

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A patient-focused approach to strategic healthcare transformation

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.

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15 Top Health Systems – Quantifying ‘System-ness’

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.

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NCQA 2017 Patient-centered medical home recognition

This resource kit contains information about how we can help you gain the recognition you need, so you can reap the rewards of all the good work you do.

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