Hear from the head of IBM Watson Health, on what’s on the horizon for big data, and how employers can join the partner ecosystem driving improvement in the health care system. More effective first-line cancer treatments. Improved physician work-flow to reduce skyrocketing hospital costs. Reducing the number of unnecessary tests performed worldwide. Fine-tuning the amount of medications delivered to patient to reduce waste. Hear from the head of IBM Watson Health, on what’s on the horizon for big data, and how employers can join the partner ecosystem driving improvement in the health care system.
Deborah DiSanzo is the General Manager for IBM Watson Health, the business unit founded to achieve IBM’s next ‘moonshot’: to advance health at a global scale. She leads more than 7,000 IBMers worldwide from the unit’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Deborah has a distinguished career working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Prior to joining IBM, she was CEO of Philips Healthcare, a $10 billion euro healthcare technology company. Previously, she held management roles at Hewlett-Packard and Apollo Computer.
Deborah is a dedicated community leader, working on domestic and global programs with organizations including the World Economic Forum, Project Hope, and the American Heart Association.
Deborah earned an MBA from Babson College and a BS from Merrimack College.
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