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January 13, 2017  2:43 PM

IBM Watson Health partners with FDA to study blockchain technology

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
Blockchain, IBM Watson

IBM Watson Health and the FDA are collaborating on a research initiative that aims to define a "secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology," according to an IBM release. The two-year...

December 15, 2016  9:20 AM

IBM Watson enters cyber security arena to improve security in healthcare and other industries

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Cognitive computing, cybersecurity, IBM Watson

Cognitive computing may be the next big advance in health IT security. According to a recent study from the IBM Institute for Business Value, nearly 60% of security professionals say cognitive technologies will be crucial to


February 3, 2016  3:28 PM

American Heart Association goes with health IT

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
IBM Watson, Wearable devices

The American Heart Association is giving some powerful health IT tools to employers to use in the workplace to improve the heart health of Americans, more than 85 million of whom have cardiovascular disease. The


September 24, 2015  3:06 PM

AHIMA conference attendees stand at brink of ICD-10 transition

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
AHIMA, IBM Watson, ICD-10, ICD-10 conversion, ICD-10 readiness

It seems almost uncanny how the health IT conference most associated with ICD-10 and all things medical coding is being held this year literally on the eve of the historic


October 6, 2011  1:10 PM

IBM’s Watson launches career in clinical decision support

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
clinical decision support, electronic health record, IBM Watson

Health care providers face a huge challenge in keeping up with the large volumes of medical literature and research they must read to stay current in their field. Having the help of a supercomputer -- like IBM's...

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