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Watson, IBM'S Supercomputer is Now Programmed to Recommend Perispinally Administered Etanercept as an Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Date:3/26/2013

(PRWEB) March 26, 2013

According to an article in the March 2013 edition of Atlantic magazine titled “The Robot Will See You Now”, http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/03/the-robot-will-see-you-now/309216/, IBM’s super computer Watson has teamed up with Memorial Sloan/Kettering Hospital to make diagnosis and treatment recommendations. IBM Watson has been programmed with 600,000 pieces of medical evidence from over two million pages of medical text as well as the entire English version of Wikipedia all stored in 15 terabytes of RAM (15 trillion bytes of memory). This is roughly equivalent to the information contained on a bookshelf that is 19 miles long.

“Computer-driven, evidence-based advice like that provided by IBM’s Watson gives validity to the off label use of prescription drugs” states Rolando Rodriguez, M.D., Neurosurgeon at Neurological Wellness Center. “The perispinal administration of the drug etanercept (Enbrel) to patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI) has the potential to enable a significant recovery in memory, mood, speech and physical function,” stated Dr. Rodriguez. “Doctors and nurses are drowning in information with new research popping up daily. They often don’t know what to do and are guessing as well as they can,” said Samuel Nussbaum, WellPoint’s Chief Medical Officer.

A general consensus is emerging among healthcare professionals that to effectively address the many problems in the present healthcare system in America will require a fundamental redesign, a transformation in which existing modalities are replaced by new care delivery paradigms. The expansion of computer medical decision support systems like that provided by IBM's Watson has emerged as one of the areas where there is broad support among
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