IBM Supercomputer Could Revolutionize Healthcare

Remember Watson, the supercomputer that trounced Jeopardy superchampion Ken Jennings a few years ago? It was obvious even then that IBM’s long-term goals for Watson went beyond competing on game shows. On Friday, IBM presented the world with three healthcare decision-support apps. Doug Henschen, executive editor at InformationWeek, reports, “The three new applications include one […]

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Survey: Docs want tablet PCs

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A new study has concluded that tablet PCs are a very hot item with physicians — and that healthcare facilities are have devoted big chunks of their budget to ramping up IT spending. While doctors are generally happy with the technology they in their practices — which includes laptops and smartphones as well as standard […]

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