IBM has opened a research center dedicated to developing tools that will allow healthcare professionals to more efficiently use data in medical decision making.
The company’s Health Analytics Solution Center, based in Dallas, will employ more than 100 experts in healthcare analytics, technical architectures, and other, related specialties.
A quick screencast overview of the Smarter Cities Scan project, created with the excellent new service/tool Screenr.
Among the many highlights of the Smarter Cities summit we hosted in New York City October 1 and 2, Dr. Denis Cortese’s presentation ranks among the top. As the CEO of the highly esteemed Mayo Clinic, Dr. Cortese has a unique perspective on the state of health care in the United States. Given the prominence of the issue in public debate, I wish there were some way to mandate that every citizen watch his very lucid, very pragmatic 18-minute conversation on how to design a better health care system. You can see the whole thing here by clicking the image below (it will launch a player based on your browser’s preference).
Dr. Denis Cortese, President and CEO, Mayo Clinic
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