Watson Health

How Watson for Clinical Trial Matching is Accelerating the Screening Process

Innovation, by its nature is new, and having never been done before, is hard.  To do something for the first time takes much more effort and concentration than when there is muscle memory, a process, precedent to follow. To do something innovative with multi stakeholder input – provider, pharma, technology – adds another dimension of […]

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IBM Watson Health & Partners Tackle AI, Cognitive in Healthcare

HIMSS17 – Deriving greater value in healthcare is a perennial topic for anyone focused on digital health solutions that support patient-centered care. And when it comes to the migration toward value-based care, that train has long left the station. This was the overriding theme during an IBM Watson Health’s panel discussion during last month’s HIMSS17 […]

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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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How Watson Can Help Close Gaps in Care Among the NY Medicaid Population

Doctors and hospitals often do tremendous work when health problems are immediate, acute and episodic – think of the heart attack or the broken leg – but getting patients with more long-term, chronic problems to get and stay healthy is an enormous challenge. This difficulty is why chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension make up […]

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Putting Watson to the Test for Cancer Care

As a practicing neuro-oncologist, I believe in a collaborative approach to cancer care – involving the patient, their family, caregivers and a variety of clinical specialists. The cancer journey is challenging in so many ways that “going it alone” just isn’t an option if your goal is the best possible outcome. And today, with the […]

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How Knowledge-Based Analytics Can Drive Drug Discovery for Life Sciences

Data-driven analytics is far from a new concept in healthcare. From improving population health and disease management, to advancing precision medicine initiatives, data-driven analytics have laid the foundation for more targeted care for decades. But in today’s information-overloaded environment, where the data is only as powerful as the insights generated from it, the key actually […]

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