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A game changer for life sciences

Cognitive computing for life sciences can be a game changer. Here’s why. Over the last few weeks the papers have been filled with stories about computers beating the very best in the world at the very hardest board game in the world. Now I don’t profess to be knowledgeable about this ancient strategy game or […]

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Hyper Acceleration of Personalized Medicine: Part 2

Part 1 of this blog provided an overview of drivers accelerating the transformation of healthcare to personalized medicine.  This blog provides more detail on how IBM is helping facilitate this transformation. IBM’s role in accelerating discovery Vendors like IBM have key roles in facilitating this transformation. From investing in technologies including IBM Watson, cloud, Spark, […]

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Hyper Acceleration of Personalized Medicine: Part 1

In a dozen years since the completion of the Human Genome Project, the healthcare industry is moving rapidly to develop treatments that can be tailored to the unique genetic code of each patient.  One catalyst for this transformation to personalized treatment is the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) systems.  The first human genome sequenced cost US […]

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Enabling the Path from CIO to CEO: Three Reminders as You Meet & Greet at HIMSS 2016

  If you’re a senior IT executive about to connect with old and new friends in Las Vegas, how about adding your personal career aspiration to your upcoming attendance goals? Given findings referenced on Korn Ferry Institute’s CIO to CEO: Barriers and Success Factors, “… Evidence is now emerging that the top CIOs are moving […]

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The Role of Analytics in Healthcare. Bringing the Watson Health Flavor

Health professionals are asking “How can we use data more effectively?” – The answer is pretty simple: To give them insights to support better outcomes for patients. The available data for healthcare is growing through the introduction of more electronic systems to support the business of healthcare such as EMR’s and EHR’s. Hence, in the […]

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HIMSS 2016: Experience the ‘Future of Health’ at the IBM Healthcare Booth #5932

The healthcare industry landscape is undergoing a rapid transformation and the healthcare organizations across the globe need to embrace this transition. Technology breakthroughs in the field of analytics, mobile, social, security and cloud will shape the future of healthcare and IBM, through its offerings and solutions will enable the organizations to improve quality of care, reduce […]

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The Meaning of Cognitive Computing for Healthcare Industry? Cognitive Computing Q&A Series-Part 5; A Viewpoint from John Crawford, Healthcare Industry Leader, Europe, IBM

Q. Why should Healthcare Organisations read the IBV Study on Cognitive Computing? A. As a relatively new concept in the field of computing and informatics, the nature, value and potential benefit of Cognitive Computing for organisations involved in healthcare needs to be understood and incorporated into their plans.  This is as true for those involved in […]

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Why cognitive computing is exciting the Healthcare Industry? Cognitive Computing Q&A Series-Part 3 ; A viewpoint from Paul Richards, Executive Partner, IBM Healthcare

As Cognitive Computing continues to make headlines globally and be a focus of many industries we continue our look at its potential impacts in the Healthcare industry, we present the third part of our Q&A series of interviews following the release of the IBV paper: “A booster shot for health and wellness: Your cognitive future in […]

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Cognitive Computing in Healthcare: Q&A Series – Part 2 ; A viewpoint from Matthew Howard, IBM Watson Health

As Cognitive Computing continues to make headlines globally and be a focus of many industries we continue our look at its potential impacts in the Healthcare industry. Here we present the second part of our Q&A series of interviews following the release of the IBV paper: “A booster shot for health and wellness: Your cognitive […]

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Continuing the Cognitive Conversation in Healthcare

Over the past few weeks there is has been one word making a regular appearance in my in-box and vocabulary… It started back started in September with the launch of a new IBM Institute for Business Value study, A booster shot for health and wellness: Your cognitive future in the healthcare industry in which we […]

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Attend the IBM-HIMSSS Webinar- Connecting the Data: Integration for Today’s Healthcare Environment on Sept 25th , 2015 at 12.30 PM ET

IBM is sponsoring a webinar hosted by HIMSS on Sept 25th , 2015 at 12.30 PM ET. The main speaker of webinar is Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, Chief Medical Information Officer, University of Michigan Health System. He has been instrumental in the field of informatics and is contributing significantly in areas of designing and implementing enterprise analytics […]

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Managing to ICD-10 Implementation

Amidst all of the discussion surrounding ICD-10 implementation, much attention has been paid to the practical discussion surrounding the need for a more anatomical understanding of the diagnosis and/or procedure assignment and its impact on clinical documentation and the HIM coding community. CMS has posted the GEMs mapping for years now, and there has been an […]

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