IT infrastructure: Bringing healthcare data together to unlock value in a clinically integrated network

Before the full promise of a clinically integrated network (CIN) can be realized, we believe it must have the appropriate health IT backbone — one that can ultimately enable network members to work together to improve quality and reduce costs.

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For clinically integrated networks to succeed, what role does health IT play? A critical one.

To succeed in most areas, we believe a CIN must fully embrace and plan for a critical organizational component — advanced health IT.

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Artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning: What do they mean?

As the promise of AI continues to shape the way we think about delivering healthcare, it’s typical to come across terms like “machine learning” and “deep learning.” Too often, they are used as buzzwords that can be thrown around interchangeably. As a leader in AI development for decades, and with the power of Watson now […]

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Good design is good business in government: design partnership with the New York City Department of Social Services

With 42 design studios around the world, and 1,600 formally trained designers, IBM is tackling the most difficult challenges facing our customers, applying human-centered design and agile development practices across our products and services, allowing us to greatly enhance the value we provide to our customers and their clients. IBM Watson Health is focused on […]

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Catching Cancer in Time

Examples of how The Iowa Clinic used technology to identify, contact, diagnose and treat three women who are now breast cancer survivors.

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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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How IHMI is changing health care delivery

A Q&A with James Madara, MD, CEO, American Medical Association on how health care delivery will be changing through an integrated-data approach model with IHMI.

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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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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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