IBM Launches Health Analytics Center
Date: Nov 3, 2009
DALLAS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the
launch of its Health Analytics Solution Center, part of a network of global
centers addressing the growing demand for advanced analytics needed to help
hospitals and medical staff improve decision-making and provide higher quality
The center will be hosted in the IBM Global Solution Center in Dallas and will
employ more than 100 health analytics experts, technical architects and
specialists, with access to hundreds more health industry experts from across
IBM, including experts from IBM's Business Analytics and Optimization
consulting organization and IBM Research.
It is the first center of its kind to address the need for advanced analytics
across the health care industry, taking advantage of increased computing power
to collect and analyze data streaming in from sensors, patient monitoring
systems, medical instruments and handheld devices as well as the volumes of
data generated by hospitals every hour. Such data can be used to bring a new
level of intelligence to health care to help doctors, nurses and medical
staffs tackle complex problems such as disease management, hospital quality
improvement, patient population studies and performance reporting.
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