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The popularity of knee and hip replacement surgeries is growing quickly in the U.S., The Washington Post noted last month. Total knee replacement is the sole option for effectively treating some chronic knee problems, MedPageToday stated last week, and more people are opting for it because of population growth, the …

Recently, Doctor Evidence, a clinical health research data provider, announced a content partnership with IBM Watson to contribute valuable clinical cancer research content to Watson’s oncology solutions and developer ecosystem. The partnership is part of IBM’s work to help the medical community advance patient-centered care through its new Watson Health …

Many will remember Watson from its appearance on the television quiz show Jeopardy! a couple years back, where it used its artificial intelligence to beat human brainiacs. Now the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has “hired” Watson to put its cognitive powers to work to accelerate evidence-based clinical decisions …

CVS Health  and IBM recently announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing to transform care management services for patients with chronic disease.The partnership will enable health care practitioners, including those across the CVS Health enterprise, to use Watson to advance care management beyond programs and services typically …

For people in rural areas, particularly in developing countries, this is a huge challenge. Despite rapid urbanization worldwide, 50 percent of people globally still live in rural areas while less than 25 percent of doctors reside there.Some countries are tackling the problem with healthcare innovations backed by collaborations with technology …

IBM recently announced that Watson will gain the ability to “see” by bringing together Watson’s advanced image analytics and cognitive capabilities with data and images obtained from Merge Healthcare Incorporated’s medical imaging management platform.IBM plans to acquire Merge, a leading provider of medical image handling and processing, interoperability and clinical …

The healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach $117 billion by 2020 with a CAGR of 15.1%, according to recent report by MarketResearch.com. The report, Big Data in Internet of Things (IoT): Key Trends, Opportunities and Market Forecasts 2015 – 2020 forecasts that healthcare will be the highest …

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has expressed its interest to work with Andhra Pradesh in the healthcare sector and smart city initiative in Visakhapatnam.A delegation headed by its executive vice-president Diane Farrell and with representatives of several leading companies including Mylan, J&J, Hospira among others, met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister …

Johnson & Johnson  and IBM recently announced plans to collaborate around a new generation of intelligent virtual coaching solutions and applications designed to transform the patient experience and deliver improved health outcomes. The planned collaboration is intended to provide healthcare systems with holistic virtual coaching and rehabilitation solutions striving to …

Kwon Oh-hyun, chief executive and vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, called on his executives and employees to develop new growth models for the Internet of Things as part of efforts to boost the company’s global competitiveness.In his New Year speech to some 400 employees at the company’s office in Seoul …