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The evolving promise of genomic medicine and the implications for the healthcare ecosystem

Over the past few months IBM colleagues from across the globe have been collating their thinking on the topic of genomic medicine. Insights have been gathered from business and technology strategists in IBM Healthcare, IBM Life Sciences, IBM Research, IBM Watson as well as our clients and partners. The background to this activity is our belief that, […]

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Healthcare Analytics – You’ve come a long way baby

Who’s driving analytics within your healthcare organization? A few precious resources in IT, charged with pulling together standard reports. A few IT-savvy clinicians or the CMIO, charged with managing quality and performance. The CFO’s office, charged with managing financial strategy for the organization. Most likely it’s all of the above, and then some. In today’s […]

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We can’t expect doctors to be master data repositories! Here comes Dr. Watson…

One of my family members recently had a scare where she had pains in her abdomen and wasn’t feeling very well.  This went on for a few weeks and she finally went to see a doctor. With a history of breast cancer, the doctor’s first reaction was to do a PET scan to determine if […]

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‘Big Data’ – An Untamed Superhero

Whether you hate it or love it, you just can’t get enough of Tony Stark a.k.a ‘Iron Man’ – genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist and ofcourse an admirable superhero. Can big data play the role of iron man in healthcare industry i.e. unlock insights and enable an analytic enterprise? In recent times, healthcare and life-sciences industry […]

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