In recent years, immunotherapy—treatments that activate the body’s immune system to fight disease—have been touted as our most important weapon in the fight to cure cancer. Today, Watson Health announced that it is teaming up with Pfizer to support the discovery of new immunotherapy drugs.
Today Watson Health announced a new medical imaging collaborative—comprised of 16 health systems—that will use the cognitive computing platform to derive insights from image data in combination with data from other sources including clinical trials, lab results, and de-identified, HIPPA compliant patient information.
Dr. Paul Tang, Watson Health’s new Chief Health Transformation Officer, has a new idea for how the deluge of medical data can be used to reimagine the way physicians care for their patients.
MassChallenge Digital Health Accelerator, HealthCare Angel Funding Up, Unregulated Health Apps and More…. »
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With the help of IBM’s Watson Health, the Oncology Expert Advisor is leveraging clinicians’ knowledge, connected analytics, telemedicine and cognitive computing to reimagine a distributed healthcare system.