5 reasons healthcare and life sciences organizations are attending IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016


Healthcare and life sciences organizations are rapidly transforming. The explosion of data and the analytics to harness that data and obtain insights are the components of that transformation—one that holds the keys to helping improve outcomes and reduce costs.

At IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, 24–27 October 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada, healthcare and life sciences professionals have many opportunities. They can learn about innovative solutions, network with peers and industry experts, and gain new insights that can help them outthink disease. Here are five reasons for professionals in this industry to attend:

1  How data and analytics can tackle real-world challenges

At IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, hear from a wide range of speakers from around the world describe how they are using advanced analytics and cognitive computing to address challenges in this industry. These challenges include arthritis research, clinical outcomes, flu outbreak prediction and management, fraud prevention, length-of-stay scheduling, pediatric kidney transplant preventive care, pharmaceutical development and more. Also engage with peers from organizations such as Almerys, Arthritis UK, Cardinal Health, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Kaiser Permanente, Magellan Health, Molina Healthcare, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Quest Diagnostics, St. Joseph’s Health, Teva Pharmaceutical and many others.

2  Experience hands-on technology that can improve healthcare and life sciences operations

A variety of hands-on labs are available to showcase a wide range of technologies and solutions. These innovations can play a significant role in helping you create a more efficient and effective organization.

3  See demonstrations of solutions that address my challenges

A wide selection of demonstrations are available in the Analytics demo room. These demonstrations include Enterprise Health Analytics and Truven Portable Analytics. And on the Cognitive Concourse, be sure to take in the special areas showcasing diabetic care and a patient environment.

4  Network with peers and learn best practices for healthcare and life sciences

Opportunities abound for you to engage with your peers during the breakout sessions, exhibit areas, demo stations and networking receptions. Meet with others and compare notes during the entire conference.

5  Understand what cognitive computing is and how it can impact healthcare and life sciences

By attending breakout sessions, demos, hands-on labs, interactive exhibits and main-stage presentations, you can gain a comprehensive perspective on cognitive computing, how it works and how it transforms organizations spanning a wide array of industries, including healthcare and life sciences.

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