Pathology Resource — IBM Super Computer

| June 15, 2011

Watson is capable of assessing health data, including medical laboratory test results

When IBM’s Watson  “supercomputer” squared off against human contestants on theJeopardy game show last February, there certainly were some pathologists andclinical laboratory managers watching this “man versus machine” battle of knowledge. But those pathologists and medical lab managers did not realize that IBM intends for Watson to play a major role in helping physicians diagnose and treat disease. 

See full story from Dark Daily.


IBM’s Watson supercomputer defeated Ken Jennings (left) and Brad Rutter (right) to win $1 million for charity. Someday it may be used by physicians, including pathologists, to better treat patients. (Image sourced from The New York Times.) — Taken from Dark Daily.

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