Navigation Links
IBM Watson Hard At Work: New Breakthroughs Transform Quality Care for Patients
Date:2/8/2013

New WellPoint Interactive Care Guide and Interactive Care Reviewer

  • Delivers the first Watson-based cognitive computing system anticipated to streamline the review processes between a patients' physician and their health plan, potentially speeding approvals from utilization management professionals, reducing waste and helping ensure evidence-based care is provided. 
  • Expected to accelerate accepted testing and treatment by shortening pre-authorization approval time, which means that patients are moving forward with the first crucial step toward treatment more quickly.
  • Analyzes treatment requests and matches them to WellPoint's medical policies and clinical guidelines to present consistent, evidence-based responses for clinical staff to review, in the anticipation of providing faster, better informed decisions about a patient's care.
  • WellPoint has deployed Interactive Care Reviewer to a select number of providers in the midwest, and believes more than 1,600 providers will be using the product by the end of the year.

Watson: Then and Now
The IBM Watson system gained fame by beating human contestants on the television quiz show Jeopardy! almost two years ago. Since that time, Watson has evolved from a first-of-a-kind status, to a commercial cognitive computing system gaining a 240 percent improvement in system performance,  and a reduction in the system's physical requirements by 75 percent and can now be run on a single Power 750 server. 

The transformational technology, named after IBM founder Thomas J. Watson , was developed in IBM's Research Labs. Using advances in natural language processing and analytics, the Watson technology can process information similar to the way people think, representing a significant shift in the ability for organizations to quickly analyze, understand and respond to vast amounts of Big Data
'/>"/>

SOURCE IBM
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related medicine technology :

1. Watson to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter 2012 Earnings
2. Watson to Acquire Actavis Group for EUR4.25 Billion
3. Watson Names Lisa DeFrancesco Vice President, Global Investor Relations
4. Watson to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference
5. Watson Confirms Lo Loestrin® Fe Patent Challenge
6. Watson to Present at the Sanford C. Bernstein 28th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference
7. Watson Confirms Testim® Patent Challenge
8. Watson to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference
9. Watson Announces Lidoderm® Patent Challenge Settlement
10. Endo Announces Resolution of Patent Litigation with Watson Pharmaceuticals Related to Lidoderm®
11. Watson to Host Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)...   TRU-D SmartUVC LLC, producers of the ... today that the General Services Administration has awarded the ... This newly formed agreement will allow TRU-D ... purchasers, including Department of Veteran Affairs and Department of ... purchasing solutions for the Ebola effort in ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014  ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and ... appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective ... Ken Berger .  "The Board of Directors of ConvaTec ... over the past three years," said Magnus Lundberg ... are confident that the company is well positioned for ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... and STOCKHOLM , Dec. 22, 2014 ... partner Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Committee ... European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion ... the treatment of adult men with Peyronie,s disease with ... 30 degrees at the start of therapy. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base 2ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 2Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 3Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 4Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 5Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 6
... FORT MYERS, Fla., March 1, 2011 Radiation ... that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Radiation Therapy Services International, ... leading private developer and operator of cancer treatment ... purchase price was approximately $80.0 million, consisting of ...
... and ARLINGTON, Va., March 1, 2011 The National ... Foundation today announced a grant  to improve highly-effective science ... Amgen Foundation is committing $1.5 million over three years ... Board Certification, the most prestigious credential in the teaching ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Radiation Therapy Services Holdings, Inc. Acquires Medical Developers, LLC 2Radiation Therapy Services Holdings, Inc. Acquires Medical Developers, LLC 3NBPTS and Amgen Foundation Join to Bolster Science Education 2NBPTS and Amgen Foundation Join to Bolster Science Education 3
(Date:12/25/2014)... TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 This ... state of the global Sterilizers industry with a focus ... on the market status of the Sterilizers manufacturers and ... companies and individuals interested in the industry. This report ... definition, applications and manufacturing technology. In this part, the ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 “Every three months the trends ... A-line sweetheart evening dress will be one of the hottest ... of Yunx.co.uk says. Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart ... to 80% off. , “We are trying our best ... with our latest designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com sells many bamboo products and the business ... company announces big discounts on its bamboo mats ... BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According ... Jan. 20, 2015. , The bamboo mats are made ... thread. All the bamboo strips for the mats are ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... risk of burns from fires and cooking accidents increases ... cautious, an expert says. "Between Thanksgiving and New ... coming in with burns," said Dr. Steven Sandoval, medical ... of Stony Brook University Hospital in New York. ... not careful, could quickly turn tragic," Sandoval said in ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 Thousands of transvaginal ... forward in a number of multidistrict litigations currently underway ... Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order issued ... convene a Joint Status Conference in all of the ... have been directed to submit a proposed agenda to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sterilizers Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Sterilizers Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4
... Isiolo District in Northern Kenya have died at Wajir district ... infection caused by protozoa// of the genus Leishmania, which are ... to people through the bite of the sand fly carrying ... victim’s body, invading the immune system. However, not all infected ...
... that the use of Herceptin in advanced breast cancer patients ... 28 percent of patients treated with Herceptin// , which ... much of the damage to the heart can be remedied ... 14 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, concludes that use ...
... Tinnitus Clinic and the School of Dentistry is delving ... relationship with hearing loss//. Apparently the relationship has not ... the study leaders, said"Over the years, we have seen ... that long-term exposure to sound from high-speed hand pieces ...
... three-hour open-heart surgery was performed on a 17 yr old ... ,An eight-member team led by cardio thoracic surgeon N ... from an arterial septal, congenital defect on the 4th of ... TMCH said that the patient, S.Velumurugan's condition was stable and ...
... the US have shown that yellow plant pigments play ... degeneration (AMD). ,The study conducted by the scientists ... in the Journal of Ophthalmology, states that carrots might ... brightly coloured yellow and green vegetables do have the ...
... who undergo surgery following an early pregnancy ,failure are ... ,anesthesia//. However a new study has raised questions about ... failure - or EPF - occurs in 14 to ... typically haven't been performed in ,an office-based setting, even ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Herceptin Use May Enhance Cardiac Toxicity, Study 2Health News:Herceptin Use May Enhance Cardiac Toxicity, Study 3Health News:Is There a Connection between Hearing loss and High-speed Dental Tools? 2Health News:Is There a Connection between Hearing loss and High-speed Dental Tools? 3Health News:Yellow Fruits And Vegetables Help In Fight Against Loss Of Eyesight 2Health News:Women Prefer Office Procedure during treatment of Early Pregnancy 2Health News:Women Prefer Office Procedure during treatment of Early Pregnancy 3
Microscissors : Horizontal Scissors...
Microscissors : Vertical Scissors...
Sharp tipped scissors with a curvature of 12 mm to follow the contour of the retina. For cutting in the plane parallel to the retina, cutting membranes adherent to the retinal surface and all purpose...
... The Focus Diagnostics Rickettsia Indirect ... is intended for the detection ... class antibodies to Spotted Fever ... as an in vitro aid ...
Medicine Products: