Tag: health care

Watson Commandeered in Fight Against PTSD

Jan 5, 2015 |

The Veterans Health Administration wants to improve efficiency and patient care and it’s counting on IBM Watson analytics technology to help it achieve these goals. Last month, the department began a pilot project to determine if Watson is up to the challenge as part of a $7 million contract with IBM. Over the next two Read more…

‘Sherlock’ Applies Problem Solving to Complex Challenges

Aug 21, 2013 |

San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) is announcing a bold new cloud and analytics-based initiative, called Sherlock. Established by SDSC with the assistance of SD Technology and Chickasaw Nation Industries, the Sherlock-branded project represents an “extensive portfolio of information technology services for healthcare and government.”

Student Competition Fuels Watson Innovation

Mar 12, 2013 |

University of Southern California students compete to identify Watson’s next gig.

Can Supercomputing Help Cure Health Care?

Sep 15, 2011 |

IBM Watson to start new job as WellPoint analyst.

HPC Bests Physicians in Matching Heart Transplant Donors and Recipients

Sep 13, 2011 |

Health care analytics is an emerging application area that promises to help cut costs and provide better patient outcomes. To reach that goal though requires sophisticated software that can mimic some of the intelligence of real live physicians. In Sweden, researchers are attempting to do just that by building a model of heart-transplant recipients and donors to improve survival times.

A Healthy Dose of Analytics: From IBM Watson to Tricorders

Jun 2, 2011 |

Advanced analytics sets its sights on health care.

The Real Health Care Revolution Awaits

Mar 11, 2010 |

US health care is sick, but help may be on the way, says Leroy Hood.

Health Care Reform, Supercomputing-Style

Jan 11, 2010 |

A researcher at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory thinks he can save $50 billion per year in fraud, waste and abuse in the nation’s public health care system. And that’s just for starters.