AI

Examining the variation in cancer care

Written by Watson Health | AI, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

As medicine moves forward—making advances in prevention, detection, care delivery and more—cancer marches on, killing nearly 2 million Europeans every year. As one would expect, the reasons are as complex as cancer itself and one of the most significant reasons is variability in care. Here, we explore some of the reasons behind the variation and how AI may be able to help. ...read more


Seven reasons why the time has come for AI technology in cancer care

Written by Watson Health | AI, Article, Blog Post...

Data is proliferating and EHRs are a key source of data. Fewer doctors are practicing oncology, cancer is spreading, and more care is needed. Clinical research keeps growing. ...read more


From IBM Research: How Tiny Fingernail Sensors and AI Can Help Clinicians to Monitor Health and Disease Progression

Written by Watson Health | AI, Blog Post

Grip strength is a useful metric in a surprisingly broad set of health issues. It has been associated with the effectiveness of medication in individuals with Parkinson's disease, the degree of cognitive function in schizophrenics, the state of an individual’s cardiovascular health, and all-cause mortality in geriatrics. ...read more


Combining real world evidence with artificial intelligence may improve visibility of treatment options for oncologists

Written by Watson Health | AI, Blog Post, Care Management...

With an impending shortage of oncologists, an exponentially growing body of literature, and a steady stream of new cancer cases, it’s no surprise that one study found significant cancer health disparities in the US. ...read more


How Watson is helping clinicians and cancer centers to identify more patients for clinical trials

Written by Watson Health | AI, Oncology & Genomics

IBM Watson® for Clinical Trial Matching uses artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing technology to help cancer centers identify potential candidates for trials and help clinicians find potential clinical trials for their patients. ...read more


No lazy summers for Watson Health: heavy on ‘a’ – action

Written by Watson Health | AI, Blog Post, Life Sciences

Personal values. Commercial pressures. These are forces that shape our jobs every day, especially for leaders in the life sciences. As individuals, we want to solve urgent problems that touch us deeply. As professionals representing growing businesses, we act on our beliefs best when they align with distinct market opportunities. The oft heard slogan of ...read more


Watson Health: Setting the Record Straight

Written by Dr. John E. Kelly III | AI, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

We at IBM have a lot to be proud of, including our pioneering work with Watson Health. Unfortunately, some media reports, including an August 11th story published by The Wall Street Journal, distort and ignore facts when suggesting IBM has not made “enough” progress on bringing the benefits of AI to healthcare. ...read more


Watson Health is committed to using AI to tackle major healthcare challenges

Written by Deborah DiSanzo | AI, Blog Post, Oncology & Genomics

I would like to provide an update on Watson Health and address a few misperceptions. If you only read certain media reports recently, you would have an incomplete and inaccurate perspective, especially as it relates to our Watson for Oncology product. ...read more