CognitiveScale launches Guided Care suite of cognitive healthcare insights to boost patient engagement and manage population health
CognitiveScale announced its Guided Care suite of cognitive healthcare insights at HIMSS15. Powered by cognitive technology, Guided Care Insights is a first of its kind system designed to help patients, care managers and population health executives effectively treat and manage chronic conditions including cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
The Guided Care suite of Insights can help reduce emergency room visits annually by more than five percent and reduce hospital use rates up to 30 percent over five years. It represents a new class of data interpretation and learning systems enabled by a convergence of artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and feedback driven dynamic learning software.
According to Gartner’s “Business Drivers of Technology Decisions for Healthcare Providers, 2015,” published 27 January 2015: “IT is a major tool in executing population health management and consumer engagement. Over time, dramatic IT innovations – such as the use of sensors, real-time analytics and cognitive computing – also transform operations toward a real-time intelligent operations paradigm. This will lead to a fundamental shift in the relative importance of IT – and a dramatic increase in complexity – in healthcare provider strategic planning processes and options.”
The Guided Care suite of Insights works on massive amounts of structured and unstructured data from clinical, social, public and devices to generate personalized insights from “dark” data – data that is not machine readable, not easily accessible, or not leveraged. It consists of three major offerings:
Guided Concierge: Reach and engage high-risk patients with one or more chronic conditions through secure, highly personalized insights to help steer them toward better and more effective care compliance.
Guided Advisor: Empower care managers with relevant and contextual insights about patients and population risk gleaned from clinical, social, environmental and socio-economic data enabling them to intervene in a timely manner to impact care outcomes and reduce avoidable hospitalizations.
Guided Explorer: Inform population health executives with insights about their patient populations enabling them to proactively understand population risk, manage quality of care, reduce costs, and deliver better outcomes.
“When you realize that more than one in two adults will be diagnosed with a chronic condition by 2020, you become acutely aware how this will impact the population, economy and healthcare sector,” said Charles Barnett, president of CognitiveScale’s healthcare business group. “Guided Care is more than a significant milestone in our company’s history. It’s a major step forward in the application of cognitive computing and artificial intelligence to squarely address the cost and comfort issues that are encroaching on the vitality of the population.”