Deborah DiSanzo

On Healthcare, Moonshots and Open Data

For decades, scientists, researchers, hospitals and clinics have been amassing a stockpile of information on cancer. This data takes many forms: medical texts and journals, patient records, medical images, genetic profiles and more. And it lives in many places — from highly structured digital databases to forgotten filing cabinets, owned by government agencies, insurance companies, […]

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Cognitive Health Care: We Have Liftoff

It’s hard to believe it’s only been two short years since Watson Health first launched at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. IBM understood the massive potential to bring the power of cognitive computing to healthcare in a meaningful way and it already has – empowering researchers, supporting clinicians bringing the power […]

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Watson Brings the Promise of Precision Medicine to the Fight Against Cancer

Today marks a very important milestone for our work in cancer with the launch of Watson Genomics from Quest Diagnostics. Helping doctors fighting cancer is a key part of our mission at IBM Watson Health, and it’s a challenge we’ve been helping the medical community tackle for nearly five years. But the overarching goal was […]

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