publication date: Sep. 9, 2016

Drugs and Targets

21 Hospitals Across China Will Adopt Watson for Oncology

IBM and Hangzhou CognitiveCare said 21 hospitals across China will adopt Watson for Oncology trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering, a cognitive computing platform for physicians to help them deliver personalized, evidence-based cancer treatment options. The initial 21-hospital introduction is part of a far-reaching, multi-year partnership through which Hangzhou CognitiveCare will introduce Watson for Oncology to hospitals across China. This is Watson Health’s first partnership in China.

Hangzhou CognitiveCare will provide sales, service and customer support including localization of Watson’s insights for doctors in China. CognitiveCare will provide some translation support to ensure Watson’s treatment insights – such as drug labels and treatment guidelines – are available to customers in appropriate Chinese dialects. Additionally, CognitiveCare will localize dosing based on Chinese medical guidelines.

Watson for Oncology:

• Scores and ranks medical literature and summarizes patient records

• Analyzing massive volumes of medical literature to identify individualized treatment options.

• Scales oncology expertise from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The initial 21 hospitals adopting Watson for Oncology in China are: SUN YAT SEN University Cancer Center, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Wuxi People Hospital, Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Tianjin Third Central Hospital, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Xuanwu Hospital Capital Medical University, Shanghai Punan Hospital, Guangzhou Women And Children’s Medical Center, Panyu Maternal and Child Care Service Centre of Guangzhou, Guangzhou Panyu Central Hospital, Guangdong Province Traditional Chinese Medical Hospital, General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Command of PLA, Guangzhou Traditional Chinese Medicine First Affiliated Hospital, Zhongshan Hospital Xiamen University, Fuzhou Second Hospital, Fujian Provincial Hospital, Ningbo Fourth Hospital, Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital of Dalian University, The Second Affiliated Hospital of … Continue reading 42-33 21 Hospitals Around China Will Adopt Watson for Oncology

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