Manipal Hospitals adopts Watson for Oncology, Powering the New Era of Cognitive Healthcare in India

  • Manipal Hospitals adopts Watson for Oncology, Powering the New Era of Cognitive Healthcare in India Manipal Hospitals adopts Watson for Oncology, Powering the New Era of Cognitive Healthcare in India

    Date added: 02 Dec 2015

    At a press event in Bangalore (L-R) IBM Watson Health Vice President Rob Merkel, IBM India Managing Director Vanitha Narayanan, Manipal Hospitals CEO & MD Dr. Ajay Bakshi and Manipal Hospitals Chairman Dr. H Sudarshan Ballal announced that Manipal Hospitals will adopt Watson for Oncology in the first Watson engagement in India. The cognitive solution, which has been developed by IBM with experts at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will help clinicians analyze massive amounts of data to identify individualized, evidence-based treatment options for the 200,000 cancer patients who receive care at Manipal facilities each year.