Progress Toward the Democratization of Watson for Oncology

By Cynthia Burghard – June 1, 2017
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Watson Health set its sights on applying cognitive/AI on a wide range of healthcare domains including evaluating radiology images, unlocking genomic data to improve diagnoses and treatment decisions, assisting physicians in developing treatment plans for cancer patients and enabling population health. Those skeptics in the healthcare industry that challenged IBM's ability to democratize Watson should take note that Watson for Oncology is being deployed in mainstream hospitals and is actively being used by oncologists across the world.


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Cynthia Burghard


As a career technology analyst in the healthcare industry I have had the opportunity to analyze business applications that have grown in volume as well as functionality, seen healthcare investments…


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