December 2013- To optimize patient, provider, payer and life sciences outcomes, organizations must drive analytics not just across the enterprise, but throughout the healthcare ecosystem.
December 2013- In the scientific community, efficient processors, a fast connection and reliable servers allow scientists more time to concentrate on their fields - and less on their hardware. Read the white paper to find out how one laboratory optimizes flexible computing capabilities, reducing the pressure on its high-performance computing resources.
December 2013- Successful cloud deployments are able to efficiently manage individuals - access to resources and protect data from loss or corruption. However, when data volumes are excessive, the task can be overwhelming. Read the white paper and learn how IBM solutions can help to consolidate and centrally manage information securely.
December 2013- This Executive Overview examines the social determinants of health and the benefits associated with taking a holistic approach to health care that includes addressing these determinants. And it also discusses the implications that taking a smarter approach to care has for policy makers.
December 2013- IBM Curam Solution for Healthcare Reform empowers agencies to meet the ACA 2014 deadline while investing in a platform for the future capable of meeting the long-term goals of the organization.
December 2013- With an advanced security information and event management solution from IBM, the security administration team at a world-class pediatric medical center can centralize and correlate millions of logs and events daily to gain integrated security intelligence.
December 2013- While new models of care collaboration are being implemented in many forms globally, moving from concept to successful implementation involves process changes and business transformation that may be the biggest challenges to healthcare organizations. Care collaboration tools that support and assist organizational transformation are key to driving successful outcomes. What these tools can enable is important. But who these tools engage and connect, the way in which they are engaged and connected, and the way ...
October 2013- The threat of fines and decrees for noncompliance with HIPAA regulations has become real and palpable, resulting in covered entities and business associates increasing IT security spending, attempting to ward off costly compliance audits. Read this Gartner report to learn about the impact this has on healthcare organizations and the recommendations by Gartner to help your organization minimize risk and remain compliant.
August 2013- A Smarter Process vision for healthcare. We live in an era in which customers expect perfection from their service providers. With competitors only a click (or tap) away, companies have a strong incentive to deliver flawless operations. Online retailers have set a high bar - in the way they engage customers throughout the entire sales process -not just during the commercial transaction, but before, during and after the transaction. Can healthcare and life sciences meet ...
July 2013- Healthcare costs are skyrocketing at an alarming rate. In this Government Business Council white paper sponsored by Dell, learn moreGovernment about one of the main reasons for these rising costs . Then see why a solution that transforms big data into actionable insights can help your agency curb unnecessary spending. Read it today.
July 2013- In "Big Data Analytics Buyer's Guide," learn how big data analytics can solve even the most challenging healthcare organization information hurdles. Then, see what to look for in a big data analytics solution, and how choosing the right one can unconver hidden healthcares and ultimately improve outcomes, services and agility. Read this valuable guide today
July 2013- The volume, velocity, and variety of data generated by the healthcare industry are growing at a staggering pace. This data takes many forms, from electronic medical records, lab and imaging test results, and physician notes to medical correspondence and insurance claims. Big data analytics is helping healthcare providers to corral all of the relevant data available to gain an enterprise-wide, rather than departmental, view of the business. Among the challenges big data analytics can help ...
June 2013- As healthcare reform deadlines rapidly approach, choosing the right IT platform will be critical to the success or failure of new services and exchanges. This solution brief provides an overview of how VMware is helping healthcare organizations to future-proof the entire IT care environment.
June 2013- Information informs patient care. With more accurate data, caregivers can deliver better outcomes, faster. Yet, this reality is only possible when care systems are effectively managed to streamline complexity and support big data. This white paper examines how VMware is delivering new levels of automation, analytics and intelligent policy management to modernize and improve healthcare IT architectures.
June 2013- Read the results of a McKinsey & Company survey that reveals a direct link between implementing cloud computing and improving business agility.
Healthcare organizations around the world are challenged by pressures to reduce costs, improve coordination and outcomes, provide more with less and be more patient-centric. Yet, at the same time, evidence is mounting that the industry is increasingly challenged by entrenched inefficiencies and suboptimal clinical outcomes.
Read this paper to learn how building analytics competency can help these organizations harness Big Data to create actionable insights, set their future vision, improve outcomes and reduce ...
April 201- Even as medical science advances, demand for health services increasingly outstrips supply, revealing critical flaws in the systems we use to deliver care. Aging populations and an onslaught of avoidable diseases are pushing many healthcare systems to the breaking point. Much of this unsustainable trajectory can be attributed to the considerable complexity of these healthcare systems. Most of them consist of vast networks of physicians, specialists, patients, pharmacies, insurers and hospitals - all of which ...
April 2013- Across the healthcare industry,forward-thinking organizations are developing new competencies in anticipation of the opportunities that come with industry-wide transformation. They are positioning themselves for success. And they are defining the future of healthcare. Will your organization be ready? The shift away from volume-based, fee-for-service reimbursement models is fueling widespread transformation throughout the healthcare ecosystem, laying the foundation for a more purposeful and integrated system to emerge. It also means that every member of the ...
April 2013- By embracing and cultivating a spirit of collaboration and community, internally and externally, social business is helping people and their organizations deliver significant returns on the time invested. Social business is important for healthcare transformation because it connects care providers and helps them achieve patient-centered collaboration by empowering and engaging patients and providers.
IDC Health Insights conducted interviews with two provider organizations that have adopted virtualized clinical desktops. The provider organizations were identified by VMware, and the interviews were conducted in May and November 2011.
The key findings from IDC Health Insights' primary research with these organizations are summarized in this document.
Becoming ill is not a planned event. In a world of digitized patient information, healthcare providers require on-demand access to digitized patient information to deliver optimal care.
In hospital settings, downtime is not an acceptable option. A virtual infrastructure that enables always-on availability and access to electronic medical records (EMRs), electronic health records (EHRs), and other patient care applications is essential.
March 2013- Virtual Desktops Deliver Tangible Benefits in Hospitals
The healthcare industry is poised for a transformation in patient care. As healthcare organizations around the world strive to deliver new treatments and meet expectations for higher-quality care, reduced costs and better outcomes, they face a critical shortage of resources and an increasing incidence of chronic disease, which costs the US economy more than USD1 trillion annually.
To address these challenges and capitalize on tremendous opportunities for improving patient care, healthcare organizations must ...
Simulation has gained tremendous momentum over the last decade in academic medical centers, medical schools, and nursing schools as a powerful method of reinforcing clinical knowledge, improving team communication, and teaching decision-making skills.
A national simulation study, conducted by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, found that 87% of nursing schools are now using some form of high- or medium-fidelity simulation.
Furthermore, a study of emergency medicine residency programs found ...
Medical care in the United States suffers from problems related to cost, quality, and
fragmented delivery, and compliance to new models and reforms. What's needed,
instead, is an approach to health care that is proactive, integrated, and patient-centric.
New strategies are evolving to propel health care in those directions. A new technology solution, known as integrated care management, is emerging to address the important processes and functions of those strategies.
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