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The elephant in the room: care management

As one of my colleagues says, IBM has always been known to take on the gnarliest problems. From tabulating social security to putting a man on the moon to playing chess and Jeopardy, the resume is extensive. The current issue in my line of sight is: what do we do with the current global health […]

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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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A cognitive opportunity for healthcare?

The healthcare industry is facing tremendous upheaval as a result of pressures from economic, societal and industry influences. Additionally, the digital age is producing a mass of healthcare data and traditional analytic methods are quite simply unable to exploit its full value. Finding a solution that can bridge the gap between the data quantity and […]

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