Our solutions are designed to help you better understand what is happening within current patient populations and actively manage future patient population needs and trends. Transform the way you deliver health and wellness by harnessing previously untapped medical data to discover more than ever thought possible. Put existing data to use with domain expertise across chronic and at-risk populations.

How it works

Population health management (PHM) requires a data-driven process enabled through technology. Our automated engagement and care management platforms help you manage the populations you serve— right down to the individual—to reduce workload and provide trackable and transparent data, enabling care teams to reach the right patient, for the right reason, at the right time.

How you benefit

This comprehensive solution portfolio derives insights from both your structured and unstructured content. In high-risk populations, it fuels improved patient care through early interventions and helps new reimbursement models for quality care meet compliance. Enable greater collaboration, efficiency, connectivity, and actionable data to enhance care coordination, and extend patient engagement capabilities to manage populations and achieve the Triple Aim to lower cost, improve quality and the patient experience.

Case Studies

Driving better outcomes at the point of care

Mercy Health needed to transition its primary care offices to a PCMH model while developing an efficient way to manage its clinical quality measures to meet certification requirements.

Developing innovations and technologies in perinatal healthcare

"With IBM Streams our detection and monitoring platform is allowing us to recognize neurological problems much quicker, so we can provide better patient outcomes."

Geraldine Boylan, Director of Infant Centre, Professor of Neonatal Physiology


Driving research to create commercial value and improve public health

In only six months, researchers were able to develop a NLP system that analyzes Twitter feeds against a central body of knowledge to help predict flu outbreaks.

Enhancing patient outcomes with real-time analysis of vital signs

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is building a stream computing platform—enabling it to apply real-time predictive models to vital signs, enabling a new form of clinical decision support for clinicians.

Additional resources

The Patient-Centered Medical Home: “How to” from 5 healthcare organizations

Learn how five clients utilized Watson Health’s population health management solutions to integrate the key functions and attributions required to achieve PCMH recognition.

Precision health and wellness: The next step in population health

Explore the current state of population health management and how it will evolve by 2020.

Population health management: Beyond the EHR

Take a deeper look into the history, current climate and challenges affecting the healthcare industry’s shift to value, and how technology can help.

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