IBM Watson: Learning Machines Advancing Health Care Innovations

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The field of medicine constantly evolves. Valuable research builds up year after year especially on complex medical conditions. To help doctors keep up with these advances, WellPoint and IBM are collaborating to apply the IBM Watson technology to support clinical decision­‐making. By combining a vast library of medical literature with access to real­‐world claims data, WellPoint and IBM are working to help doctors make high­‐quality health care decisions based on the latest available information.

Join the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, WellPoint, and special guests for an in‐depth discussion hosted by the Honorable Karen Bass (CA­‐33), and featuring:

  • Kenneth Thorpe, Ph.D., Chairman, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease; Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Elizabeth Bigham, Vice President, Care Management Integrated Solutions, WellPoint Comprehensive Health Solutions
  • David Kerr, Director, Corporate Strategy, IBM

Friday, April 27 11:00 am 12:00 pm

Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2456, Washington, D.C.