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Clinicians Tap Watson to Accelerate DNA Analysis and Inform Personalized Treatment Options for Patients

IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBfM) recently announced that it is collaborating with more than a dozen leading cancer institutes to accelerate the ability of clinicians to identify and personalize treatment options for their patients. The institutes will apply Watson’s advanced cognitive capabilities to reduce from weeks to minutes the ability to translate DNA insights, understand a person’s genetic profile and gather relevant information from medical literature to personalize treatment options. The project is part of IBM’s broader Watson Health initiative to advance patient-centered care and improve health.

Welltok and IBM Watson Help Centura Health Deliver Personalized Guidance for Consumers Living with Heart Conditions

Welltok, developers of the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, today announced that the Centura Health Heart and Vascular Network is implementing a new consumer engagement solution called CafeWell Concierge, an app powered by IBM Watson. Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, is the first organization to embrace the app and roll it out to consumers who are transitioning back to everyday life after experiencing a heart condition.