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TechRepublic: IBM Watson Health computes a pair of new solutions to improve healthcare data and security

September 10, 2015

TechRepublic: IBM Watson Health computes a pair of new solutions to improve healthcare data and security

There’s a lot of health-related data floating around in the world. IBM wants to help patients and healthcare providers make better use of it and keep it secure.

Within an average person’s lifetime, he or she will generate more than one million gigabytes of health-related data, doubling the amount of medical data in existence every 2 to 5 years.

That’s a nearly intractable amount of data, but IBM is turning loose its Watson supercomputer to help remedy the situation.

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