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Douglas Weatherhead

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"So why is IBM at OCT Southeast?": We are SO glad you asked!

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 30, 2017 10:16:47 AM / by Douglas Weatherhead posted in medical coding, clinical trials, clinical research, Merge Healthcare, IBM, cognitive technology, Merge, an IBM Company, IBM Clinical Development, Watson Health, IBM Watson Health, cognitive computing, Truven, Explorys, Cognitive Era

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Of all the questions we heard as a sponsor of last week’s Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southeast conference, that was definitely the most frequent.

And it’s perfectly understandable. Because while IBM has worked in healthcare for more than half a century (we developed the first pediatric medical record in the 1960s), most of that work has been “behind the scenes” supporting the use of technology in tens of thousands of hospitals, health systems and research organizations worldwide.

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Watson Health proudly announces the launch of IBM Clinical Development

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 22, 2017 2:15:32 PM / by Douglas Weatherhead

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New chapter in clinical research opens with March 30 webinar

Since the first recorded clinical trial some 2,500 years ago, researchers have been hampered by challenges that can make success an elusive target. Whether it’s recruitment struggles, constant protocol revisions, ever-shifting regulations, corrupt data, tight timelines or countless other hurdles, a clinical trial is too often a trial in and of itself.

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