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IBM’s Watson Diagnosed Patient in Ten Minutes

(Medical Tourism Magazine) – After months of physician-failed diagnosis, a super computer steps in and saves the life of a female patient from Japan, suffering from leukemia. IBM Watson Health has committed to developing a partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health. With the ability to read 40 million documents in 15 seconds, IBM’s Watson –super computer powered with artificial intelligence- studied the patient’s medical records for ten minutes and was able to compare her type of cancer against 20 million oncological records, according to International Business Times.

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