Multiple Chronic Conditions: How Technology Can Help Patients Who Need it Most

More than 70 percent of healthcare spending in the United States goes toward the treatment of those with multiple chronic conditions (MCC). Dealing with MCC is an expensive proposition - not only in terms of physical and financial costs for individual patients, but also for its impact on healthcare overall - but health IT can help.

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Population Health Management: Beyond the EHR

Electronic health records (EHRs) are necessary, but were not designed to anchor population health management (PHM). This is partly because they lack semantic interoperability, which is the ability of disparate information systems to share data and enable communications among users in a meaningful way.

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Population Health: Beyond the EHR

This infographic represents how IBM Watson Health supports the vision of population health management beyond the EHR.

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The Polyclinic

The Polyclinic turned to its partner IBM Watson Health to help improve compliance with Medicare Annual Wellness Visit requirements.

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Reflection and Recognition: Watson for Clinical Trial Matching Accelerating the Screening process

Innovation, by its nature is new, and having never been done before, is hard.  To do something for the first time takes much more effort and concentration than when there is muscle memory, a process, precedent to follow. To do something innovative with multi stakeholder input – provider, pharma, technology – adds another dimension of […]

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Introducing IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review

The first cognitive solution from Watson Health’s medical imaging business, IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review, is generally available to healthcare providers as of today.

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Returning Joy to Patient Care through Lean Transformation: Preventive Medicine for Burnout

Lean principles provide an excellent way to reduce the barriers and frustrations that drive physician burnout. In this webinar replay, learn how Lean management systems address key drivers of burnout and reduce the barriers and frustrations that physicians encounter every day.

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Cognitive Solutions in Social Programs: An awareness gap?

To investigate the state of cognitive solutions in social programs, Frost & Sullivan interviewed a range of social program executives and IT leaders who support these agencies across North America, Western Europe and in the Asia Pacific region. Interviews were conducted in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Singapore and Australia. While the […]

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Health and Human Services: The cognitive systems awareness gap

I recently came across an article titled: “One in 10 social workers ‘would quit’ over stress.”  I’ve been working in the human services field for my entire 30+ year career, so the title didn’t really surprise me.  But it got me thinking.  Exactly how stressful is the job of social worker?  And that got me […]

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Care team pressed for time? Automation can help

In this blog post, Karen Handmaker, MPP, Global Leader of Population Health at IBM Watson Health discusses how automation supports care teams.

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Hallmark Health Medical Associates

Hallmark Health Medical Associates wanted to empower its caregivers to improve performance on several key measures by improving documentation and using pre-visit planning and daily huddles.

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Archiving – a scalable enterprise data management solution

The world is creating 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. It is estimated that by 2017 the amount of data that governments work with will grow by 94 percent compared to 2015. The exponential growth of data offers great potential for transforming the way that government health and social programs are managed, delivered and […]

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