To build a smarter system, healthcare solutions need to be instrumented, interconnected and intelligent
The continuing modernisation of the NHS puts greater emphasis than ever before on the role of technology in providing higher standards of patient-centric care. The NHS is one of the world’s most diverse and complex service organisations: successful transformation depends on understanding and meeting the needs of clinicians, patients and healthcare organisations alike, as well as the delivery of high quality technologies and services.
IBM works in partnership with the NHS and its suppliers to meet these challenges. We offer:
IBM is committed to the successful transformation of healthcare delivery in the UK, and our involvement in NHS projects is a key part of our involvement in the global healthcare industry. We offer our clients the benefit of best practice and expertise gained from decades of experience working with healthcare organisations all over the world.
The Kings Fund Healthcare Seminar
Transforming UK Healthcare with Interconnected Systems - Healthcare Webinar
News and features
Healthcare Press Releases from IBM (PDF, 1.6MB)
Read here what IBM has published in relation to Healthcare in the last 3 years
Reducing Chronic Disease with Better Informed and Coordinated Care (PDF, 852KB)
There is an urgent need for countries to reduce healthcare costs, especially the costs to treat chronic diseases, which contribute more than half of all healthcare costs.
Business analytics for healthcare (US)
Healthcare organizations worldwide trust IBM Business Analytics software to help them drive operational efficiencies and reduce costs, improve the quality of care they deliver and support innovative clinical research.
Medicine On-Demand (US)
In 2009, IBM helped lead a humanitarian effort in a remote part of Africa that used everyday technology to get supplies of medicine to where they were needed the most.
Advanced Case Management
Approximately 80 per cent of data processed in the public sector is completely unstructured and government employees are wasting time searching through this information or on other similarly manual tasks.
A single interface that allows for personalized interaction with healthcare applications, content, processes and people
A World of Difference in Healthcare Data Exchange (PDF, 20KB)
All nations even those with well-established healthcare initiatives now face a pressing need for modernizing infrastructure to meet evolving patient expectations and escalating cost concerns.
IBM's MRSA-Fighting Nanotechnology Caps Century of Healthcare Innovation
IBM’s announcement of the first biodegradable nanoparticles that can seek out destroy drug-resistant bacteria caps off a century of healthcare and life sciences innovation from IBM.
IBM Initiate: Delivering Accurate Patient and Provider Identification for Canadian Electronic Health Records (PDF, 765KB)
Read the full white paper here.
Watson in Healthcare
Read how Watson technology can be applied into the healthcare industry.
The state of smarter healthcare report
Facing the complex challenge of becoming one globally connected system with EMRs at its core and a new focus on the patient.
What a predictive model means to a hospital in Africa (PDF, 670KB)
It means that this hospital in Ethiopia will be able to help HIV patients receive the best treatment programme possible.
IBM and Carefx to provide real-time clinical portals for UK healthcare organisations
IBM announced that it will help National Health Service Trusts in the UK provide clinicians with real-time access to patient data from multiple back-end systems, allowing them to make more informed decisions about patient care based on the very latest clinical information.
Presentations from the IBM Carefx Seminar, Intellect 3rd March
New IBM TV ads take data visualisation to a new level
Predictions can make a smarter planet, when data analysis is applied to healthcare
Active Healthcare (FLV, 00:02:04)
Keep a remote ‘eye’ on vital signs. Using mobile devices to monitor patients' health in their own homes and send a timely alert about any problems.
View the public sector healthcare case studies here.
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