Since its creation, artificial intelligence (AI) has found use in many different industries, including healthcare. The amount of medical data is astronomically huge and the problem of systematizing, storing, and, above all, using such data is of the utmost importance. Show More Summary
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The CDC has been running trials on blockchain tech in hopes of finding more efficient and secure ways to harness data. IBM Watson Health has signed an agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to research the benefits of blockchain, IBM’s chief science officer, Shahram Ebadollahi, announced today. Read Full Story
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 8/19/17 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Tufia Haddad, a Mayo Clinic oncologist and the physician leader for Mayo Clinic’s collaboration with IBM Watson, discusses AI and cognitive computing in health care. Also on the podcast, Dr. Tina Hieken, a Mayo Clinic surgeon, explains a new fast-track breast cancer treatment option using […]
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Tufia Haddad, a Mayo Clinic oncologist and the physician leader for Mayo Clinic’s collaboration with IBM Watson, will discuss AI and cognitive computing in health care. Also on the program, Dr. Tina Hieken, a Mayo Clinic surgeon, will explain a new fast-track breast cancer treatment option using brachytherapy. And […]
IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) today announced the launch of IBM Watson Genomics from Quest Diagnostics, a new service that helps advance precision medicine by combining cognitive computing with genomic tumor sequencing. Show More Summary
Hackensack Meridian Health has announced a collaboration to pilot a combination of IBM Watson Health and Cota technology. This first-of-its-kind collaboration aims to empower value-based care and bundled payments. This will greatly reduce...Show More Summary
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has agreed to work with IBM Watson Health to explore ways to use patient data and advanced analysis to glean insights on the likely outcomes of breast cancer treatments, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday...
We're starting to get a better picture of how artificial intelligence could help doctors better treat cancer. And in data presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, IBM Watson Health gave a snapshot of how it's playing...Show More Summary
UbiCare and Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Watson Health Company, have signed a business partnership agreement to bring their mutual healthcare knowledge to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Truven Health Analytics helps providers answer their most pressing healthcare questions through data insights and consulting services. Show More Summary
IBM Watson Health and MAP Health Management are teaming up to bring the data prowess of Watson to curb substance abuse and addiction in the United States. MAP will integrate Watson cognitive technologies into the MAP Recovery Network Platform to enhance the platform’s existing capabilities around patient risk models. With this integration, it is anticipated... Read More
As IBM Corp. has demonstrated with its Watson artificial intelligence, a sufficiently large trove of medical data can help diagnose even the most elusive conditions. The problem is that the necessary information is often difficult to come by, which is why Alphabet Inc. Show More Summary
IBM today officially announced the opening of The IBM Watson Health Center in Helsinki, Finland. The new center will enable Finnish healthcare to utilize Watson cognitive computing to help doctors improve the health of Finnish citizens, and strengthen and develop the Finnish innovation and business ecosystem in the fields of health and well-being. The center is... Read More
Anne Le Grand, general manager of Watson Health Imaging, will explore the potential of cognitive imaging to aid radiologists in delivering high-quality, patient-centered care as this year's Radiology Leadership Institute(r) (RLI) Summit keynote speaker.
With the rise of diabetes diagnosis, it is important now more than ever to be vigilant about screening for complications. Our eyes are the most important parts to be screened for initially as they are filled with teeny, tiny blood vessels, and can give clues to potential complications elsewhere in the body. Because of this, […]
IBM Watson Health has inked a licensing agreement with Tel Aviv-based startup MedyMatch to integrate its MedyMatch’s A.I.-based clinical decision support app to help doctors identify instances of intracranial bleeding as a result of head trauma and stroke. Show More Summary
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's MedyMatch Technology said on Thursday IBM Watson Health would integrate MedyMatch's technology into its offerings to imaging experts in hospitals to help doctors identify intracranial bleeding from head trauma and stroke.
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “At the 2017 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, IBM today introduced expanded capabilities for the Watson Platform for Health Cloud and a specialized...Show More Summary
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “IBM Watson Health has signed a research initiative with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) aimed at defining a secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology. Show More Summary
IBM Watson Health has signed a 2-year research initiative with the FDA to leverage blockchain technology to define a secure, efficient, and scalable exchange of patient data. As part of the two-year agreement, IBM and the FDA will explore the exchange of owner mediated data from several sources, such as EMRs, clinical trials, genomic data,... Read More