Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2015 Feb;19(1):31-2. doi: 10.1188/15.CJON.31-32.

Watson will see you now: a supercomputer to help clinicians make informed treatment decisions.

Abstract

IBM has collaborated with several cancer care providers to develop and train the IBM supercomputer Watson to help clinicians make informed treatment decisions. When a patient is seen in clinic, the oncologist can input all of the clinical information into the computer system. Watson will then review all of the data and recommend treatment options based on the latest evidence and guidelines. Once the oncologist makes the treatment decision, this information can be sent directly to the insurance company for approval. Watson has the ability to standardize care and accelerate the approval process, a benefit to the healthcare provider and the patient.

KEYWORDS:

cancer care

PMID:
25689646
DOI:
10.1188/15.CJON.31-32
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Oncology Nursing Society
Loading ...
Support Center