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Join IBM Watson Health at HIMSS17

Each day, leaders, advocates and influencers in health make powerful progress toward a healthier future. In an industry riddled with complexity and uncertainty, these professionals still face significant headwinds on their path to progress. At IBM, we see the opportunity in the exponential growth in health care data— from medical records, clinical research, sensors and […]

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Healthcare rallies for blockchain : Continuing the discussion

Revisiting my notebook and e-mails from the start of 2016, one thing that struck me was the virtual absence of the word blockchain. Fast forward to January 2017 and my in-box is dominated by e-mails on blockchain. I now ‘get’ blockchain and how it can benefit the industries that I’m passionate about – healthcare and […]

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How cognitive systems will shape the future of health and wellness

Technical innovations using cognitive systems are making an impact across a wide range of industries – from the first self-driving vehicle Olli to Hilton’s Watson-enable robot concierge Connie. And while these uses have the potential to simplify the way things work, there’s another area where the benefits of cognitive systems can make a far broader […]

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Power of cognitive computing in making people live healthier

By as soon as 2018, some 30 percent of healthcare systems will be relying on cognitive computing and running cognitive analytics against patient data and real-world evidence to personalize treatment (source). Both healthcare and life sciences industry are focused towards providing a healthier future to patients through care delivery and drugs. Healthcare and life sciences […]

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IBM World of Watson 2016: Call for Speakers

A cognitive business needs people who can access, analyze and gain actionable insight from every kind of data from any source, so everyone can find new ways to improve businesses processes and transform. As our world becomes more cognitive, so has IBM Insight. This year, Insight will be the cornerstone of World of Watson 2016. […]

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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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Apply now: IBM Health Corps: New Initiative to Help Communities Tackle Public Health Challenges

IBM has recently announced a new global corporate citizenship program: the IBM Health Corps, in which health organizations, selected through a competitive process, will receive the expertise of IBM’s best problem-solving teams with health expertise to help tackle public health issue around the world. Solving disparities in health outcomes and healthcare are persistent problems at […]

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A C-Suite Perspective on Increasing the Velocity of Successful Transformation for Global Industries: An interview with Amy Schulman, Partner at Polaris Partners and Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School

Preface: As a number of Fortune 500 firms introduce “start-ups” within their own entities to transform their cultures into more innovative environments, what strategies might be deployed to accelerate successful change? This Q&A is part of a series inspired by Fortune’s Most Admired Company rankings.[1] The process includes interviewing executives and professors for their insights […]

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Innovative Business/IT Solutions: An interview with Clark Golestani, EVP and CIO, Merck

Preface:  Per IBM’s 2015 C-Suite study, “…CxOs believe technology and market factors are by far the biggest of the various external forces buffeting their organizations. CEOs put technology at the top of the list, as they have for the past four years. But now, for the first time ever, the other members of the C-suite […]

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Defining Population Health

The New Year invites an opportunity to both reflect on and make projections related to changes in healthcare delivery and what the short-term future may hold for us. One of those changes relates to the explosion of the population health dialog.  Try replacing the word population with patient.  Does the phrase mean the same thing to […]

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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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Cognitive Computing in Healthcare: Q&A Series – Part 1; A viewpoint from June Thomson , IBM Healthcare Leader, UK

In the age of cognitive computing, where intelligent machines simulate human brain capabilities to help solve society’s most vexing problems, the healthcare industry is at the forefront. Already, cognitive systems help enable enhanced patient care, advanced discoveries and better decisions for providers around the world. This Q&A is part of a series of interviews following […]

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