IBM sees Watson as a primary care provider’s assistant | ZDNet

IBM is prepping Watson to work alongside primary care physicians and streamline processes. The company also added features to its Watson-based health cloud services.

IBM aiming to make Watson a helper to primary care physicians as it expands its cognitive computing footprint.

At the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, IBM outlined plans to connect Watson to primary, acute and behavioral data to get a complete view of a patient.

The Watson health care news comes as CEO Ginny Rometty will give a keynote at the conference. Rometty will outline how blockchain technology has a role in healthcare and Watson’s latest developments.

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