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IBM to help doctors fight heart disease with smarter use of data

How do you know if you’re at risk for heart failure? The answers might be right there in a doctor’s records, said Shahram Ebadollahi, a director in the healthcare informatics group at IBM Research told CITEworld. They just need to dig through all their data and connect the dots.
IBM Research, Sutter Health, and Geisinger Health System have been granted $2 million for a joint research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new type of analytics and application methods that could help doctors detect heart failure years earlier than they do now.

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