“WatsonPaths” incorporates feedback from the physician and allows the system to continuously get smarter, while “Watson EMR Assistant” works to unlock the hidden insights that exist within a patient’s electronic medical records. The “Oncology Expert Advisor” is a more targeted program that works to find insights from deep within the Anderson Cancer Center’s rich patient and research databases.
These programs are, of course, just the beginning. WatsonPaths will only get smarter as hundreds, then thousands and ultimately millions of physicians begin adding their insights into the program, and Watson EMR Assistant and Oncology Expert Advisor will grow vastly more sophisticated and nuanced as ever more medical records and databases are fed into the system.
To gain a better understanding of how these three programs work I encourage you to watch the two short videos posted below:
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