health

Medical Confidence directory on IBM Cloud helps speed up Canadian healthcare

According to the Frasier Institute, waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian healthcare. In the 2018 report, “Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada”, specialist physicians surveyed report a median wait time of almost 20 weeks between referral from a general practitioner and receipt of treatment, more than twice […]

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HeartBit looks to make workouts safer with a wearable built in the cloud

Everyone’s path to fitness is different, and the more you know about how your body responds to activity, the sooner you can reach your targets safely. With running and other cardio exercise rising in popularity, fitness enthusiasts are rushing to get more insight into their progress. As a result, the wearable technology market is booming. […]

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IBM leadership in cloud: Building on a legacy of excellence

The market for cognitive insights delivered via cloud to specific industries is estimated to grow to roughly $2 trillion by 2025. Given this huge opportunity, I’m not surprised that some IBM competitors are realigning their sales forces to target industry verticals. While there are several reasons why companies choose IBM over our competitors, we believe […]

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Cloud technology: A game changer for athlete training and health

With the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics less than a month away, this Olympics will showcase the most innovative technology the Games has ever seen. From sensors that allow fans to monitor athletes’ heart rates in real time, to lap counters at the bottom of swimming lanes, technology is changing the entire landscape of […]

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