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The lifetime of a drug: a blockchain-enabled history

The past couple of years has seen an increasing interest in using blockchain in healthcare. With its ability to capture a lifetime’s history of an asset – be it an individual’s health records or tracking of a drug throughout the supply chain – blockchains have the potential to improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and risk […]

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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: Q&A with Dr. Nicky Hekster

In this new Q&A series we discuss the findings reported in the IBMs Executive Report on Blockchain in Healthcare. The IBM Institute for Business Value’s (IBV) latest study on how blockchain is applicable to the healthcare industry, surveyed 200 healthcare executives in 16 countries, who shared that surprisingly 16% of healthcare institutions – ‘Trailblazers’ – […]

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Today’s Healthcare Challenges and How Blockchain Can Help Solve Them – Join IBM for a HIMSS17 Breakfast Briefing

In Aug 2016, team from IBM Healthcare won the blockchain health IT ideation challenge: “Use of Blockchain in Health IT and Health-related Research Challenge” sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). IBM’s winning paper describes the potential impact that blockchain can have on the key healthcare […]

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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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Better Engage with Patients and Partners Using Watson Health Core and the IBM Cloud

IBM Watson Health Core IBM Watson Health Core is a health data platform specifically designed to meet the needs of life science leaders, medical device companies, researchers and others in this complex, ever-evolving marketplace. Watson Health Core provides more than basic cloud infrastructure: It helps accelerate the consistency and velocity of innovation with a HIPAA-enabled, […]

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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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Cognitive Computing: Enabling breakthrough discoveries for the life sciences industry

Life sciences companies are embracing the power of cognitive computing to fuel breakthrough discoveries and better manage the tsunami of data they are looking to mine for insights.  In our complex healthcare ecosystem, volumes of seemingly unrelated, disparate data need to be brought together to deliver actionable insights. As more and more data is becoming […]

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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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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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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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