IBM’s artificial intelligence system known as Watson (the one that beat Ken Jennings on Jeopardy) is now being used to help treat cancer. This is nothing short of revolutionary in evidence-based cancer treatment.
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IBM’s Watson, a super computer that is famous for defeating two human champions on Jeopardy, has a new role at Cedars-Sinai’s Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute in Los Angeles, California. Watson will essentially advising oncologists, evaluating various variables from evidence-based cancer treatment options and providing solutions to physicians in a matter of seconds.
The super computer known as Watson, who became famous after handily beating two contestants on Jeopardy, will soon be used to assist doctors in diagnosing and appropriately treating patients — partnering with health insurance companies in the process. Dr. Iltifat Husain, editor-in-chief of iMedicalApps has written various articles in the past about Watson, including one […]
IBM and medical researchers show their progress on using Watson in the healthcare setting, with both groups feeling Watson has a strong future in mobile