IBM’s Watson Health Unit Aims To Improve Quality of Personal Health Care
On Monday, IBM announced a new business unit, three partnerships and two acquisitions that together aim to leverage data analytics to improve the efficiency and quality of personal health. The new unit, called Watson Health, aggregates and analyzes health information from a large number of devices and sources to offer insights to various stakeholders, including providers, researchers and potentially patients.
- "IBM Launches New Health Unit, Teams Up With Apple, J&J, Medtronic" (Rigby, Reuters, 4/13).
- "IBM Creates Watson Health to Analyze Medical Data" (Lohr, "Bits," New York Times, 4/13).