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Apollo Hospitals Adopts IBM Watson for Oncology and Genomics for Data-Driven Cancer Care Decisions

IBM  and Apollo Hospitals – one of India’s largest specialty hospital systems – today announced that Apollo will adopt Watson for Oncology and Watson for Genomics. The two IBM cognitive computing platforms will help physicians provide patients with personalized, evidence-based cancer care. This agreement is the first-of-its kind Watson for Oncology & Watson for Genomics deployment in India.

Apollo Hospitals will build on its long legacy of clinical excellence with dedicated cancer care hospitals in India by implementing Watson for Oncology and Watson for Genomics across ten of its 64 hospitals. Watson for Oncology will be available at the Apollo Chennai and Delhi hospital from April 2018, followed by Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar and Madurai over the next few months. Watson for Genomics will become available across the same locations in the following months. The Watson for Oncology and Watson for Genomics solutions will help oncologists at Apollo surface relevant data to bridge disparate sources of information and identify treatments that are personalized to each unique patient.

Apollo Hospitals is widely acknowledged as the pioneer of private healthcare in India and a proponent of integrated healthcare, since its inception in 1983. Till date, Apollo Hospitals has touched the lives …

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