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AI Case Study

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) improves hospital supply chain performance to achieve 92% on-time payments with AI

UPMC teamed up with Watson to develop an AI solution to develop a supply chain management cognitive analytics software specifically for hospitals and other health care service providers



Healthcare Providers And Services

Project Overview

"UPMC's long-term experience with health care supply chain combined with IBM's expertise in cognitive computing technology will be used to build up its knowledge base with best practices and domain expertise from the medical center. Their goal is to build a solution which will adapt to individual institutions based on their specialities, patient population and unique needs."

Reported Results

Proof of concept; results not yet available



Supply Chain



Located in Pittsburgh, UPMC is one of the biggest health care systems in the US with $12 billion in revenue. According to the hospital supply chain expenses are growing faster than any other category.



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