Industry Marketing Manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences
Penny Schlyer, is Industry Marketing Manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences at IBM, leading global messaging, content, and go-to-market activities for IBM's Big Data products. Penny enjoys biking and swimming with her three boys.
October 30, 2013
This new era of computing provides a significant catalyst for change and growth for healthcare and life sciences organizations. With the rise in consumerism, new tools and technologies that unlock insights into the individual, the push for outcomes-based care and complex regulatory requirements, healthcare and life sciences organizations need to embrace the power of technology to capture and understand the voice of the consumer in order to collaborate beyond boundaries and deliver smarter healthcare.
July 9, 2013
I was curious if there were any updated stats on the number of healthcare organizations that are currently using analytics as part of their strategy to improve health outcomes, prevent disease and engage patients more effectively.
April 17, 2013
Seattle Children’s Hospital is a demonstrated leader in innovative research and therapies for children, as shown below in just a few of their most recent announcements.
March 4, 2013
By addressing chronic conditions at the population level, health organizations can achieve a greater impact. But it’s not easy. Successful programs have to employ measurement and analysis and include enormous volumes of data from an ever widening variety of sources. Making data useful, parsing what is valuable from what is not, gaining an accurate view of the individual – and doing it all within the context of a population – is a daunting challenge, but one with great potential.
October 16, 2012
Healthcare has become a social business. The evolution towards social media, consumer expectations for quality and value in healthcare, and the urgent need to get healthcare costs under control are transforming the way healthcare is obtained, delivered and paid for.
October 11, 2012
When an individual has suffered an irreversibly life-altering event, such as a traumatic brain injury, early detection of complications gives doctors the ability to plan and begin treatments sooner or potentially stop the progression of a condition altogether.