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The Impact of the Cloud in Healthcare, Today and Tomorrow

In a world of increasingly connected patients and devices, the global healthcare and life sciences community has a renewed – and some would say sharpened – focus on improving patient engagement and health outcomes. As a result, many are exploring how an enterprise health cloud can support these efforts. What are they looking for? Health […]

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Momentum Builds for IBM Watson’s Moonshot

Death rates from cancer have dropped 25 percent over the past two decades, according to the American Cancer Society. Yet there is much more to be done. The World Health Organization reports the number of new cancer cases is expected to rise by about 70 percent over the next two decades even as there is […]

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How Watson Helped Me in My Battle Against Lung Cancer

I’ve worn a few different hats in my life. I don’t mind being on the road, and prefer being outdoors when I can – whether it’s working in my yard, or even hunting alligators. So instead of retiring after spending 28 years on the police force in Coral Gables, FL, I decided to go back […]

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A Trusted Treatment Option from Watson: Why Concordance Studies Matter

Hearing diverse opinions from multiple oncologists is an important part of a patient’s journey, what’s often referred to as getting a second – or third – opinion. And cancer docs, too, frequently consult with one another to confirm a decision or provide a new idea. That’s understandable because cancer is a complex and sometimes elusive […]

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Three Principles for Bringing Augmented Intelligence to Life Sciences

In today’s healthcare system, we are not getting the value for the costs we are spending. It’s a complex issue with an equally complex set of potential solutions. But as the industry shifts to value-based care, we’ve reached a tipping point. It is important, more now than ever, that all players within the healthcare ecosystem […]

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Tackling America’s Substance Abuse Epidemic

America’s opioid epidemic has led to the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history. In 2015, opioid abuse was responsible for more deaths than the number of Americans killed by car crashes and gun homicides combined. This represents only a small portion of one of the greatest public health issues of our time – substance abuse. […]

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