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Sleep apnea group part of first ResearchKit study to run on IBM's Watson Health

A new digital health app is playing a key role in a study focused on identifying connections between sleep habits and health issues.

IBM to acquire Truven Health Analytics for $2.6B to bolster Watson Health

IBM aims to improve the capabilities of its Watson Health system by acquiring Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Truven Health Analytics.

American Heart Association joins IBM, Welltok to create workplace health platform

The American Heart Association is joining forces with Welltok and IBM's Watson to create a workplace healthcare platform geared toward patients suffering from cardiac diseases.

Eric Topol: Healthcare turning toward virtual doctor's office

The phrase "the doctor knows best" may be on its way out as health technology is leading to an age where medical decisions are not ordered but shared discussions between physicians and their patients, Eric Topol, M.D., says in an interview with the  University of Toronto's Rotman Management Magazine.

New IBM population health tool aims to improve patient engagement

With an eye on improving patient engagement, IBM Watson Health this morning announced the launch of a new population health tool.

Leidos, Cerner win Pentagon EHR contract

A team led by Leidos and Kansas City, Missouri-based Cerner Corp. has won the highly coveted contract to implement the electronic health record system for the Department of Defense.

Pentagon to announce DHMSM contract winner this week

The Department of Defense is poised to announce the winner of its electronic health record system contract this week.

Don't overlook IBM's steady presence in mHealth

Given the increasing wave of mHealth-related IBM headlines in the past few months, some could have the impression IBM is just now getting its foot in the door where mobile healthcare in concerned. But while Apple, Google and BlackBerry have been heralded as major players to drive mHealth technology ahead, it would be remiss, and even irresponsible, to not put IBM on the list--and maybe even someday soon at the top.

IBM's Watson, Centura Health create mobile heart health tool

Tech vendor Welltok, IBM's Watson and Denver-based Centura Health are debuting an app that provides heart health advice as well as exercise and nutrition knowledge.

IBM Watson partnerships aim to improve personalized healthcare

IBM Watson Health is looking to make its mark on personalized healthcare with two newly unveiled initiatives.