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Using Watson to Accelerate Drug Discovery

IBM Watson Health aims to transform the drug development process for life sciences – from research to commercialization. IBM Watson for Drug Discovery helps accelerate breakthroughs by enabling researchers to quickly analyze, identify, and prioritize new therapeutic targets and drug combinations for future study. Imagine if you could:  Access structured and unstructured data from disparate […]

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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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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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Tapping the Untapped Medical Knowledge

“Knowledge is a precious social asset” ~Haruki Murakami Knowledge is indeed a precious social asset. Unfortunately this asset is often trapped within minds of individual experts and storage, such as books or digital media. As a result, this asset is often have high depreciation value. Even if it is available, it is difficult to use […]

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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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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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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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