IBM Watson Health Value-Based Care Solutions Debut at HIMSS17
IBM press release ------ At the 2017 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced several new offerings, collaborators and clients. IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty will deliver the HIMSS17 opening keynote address today from 8:30-10am ET, broadcast live on www.ibm.com, www.ibm/watson/health, and ibm.com/industries/healthcare. Her remarks examine the advent of the Cognitive Era and the implications on the development of new medicines, precision medicine, population health and value-based care. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), approximately 1,600 U.S. hospitals will receive performance bonuses in 2017 for hitting quality benchmarks, while over 1,300 will suffer penalties for missing those targets. Meeting this challenge has put the spotlight on technology that helps healthcare providers, health plans, and self-insured employers manage population health risk and better engage with patients. To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.