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Manipal Hospitals Is The First Healthcare Provider In India To Adopt Watson For Oncology For Upgradation Of Cancer Care

Manipal Hospitals

Manipal Hospitals

  Old airport road, Bengaluru     Oct 17, 2017

   1 min     


Manipal Hospitals is the first healthcare provider in India to adopt Watson for Oncology, a comprehensive technology platform for enhancing oncology treatment in our country. Manipal Hospitals being a pioneer in oncology care, treats thousands of cancer patients every year in its cancer care centres. With this deployment of IBM Watson for oncology by Manipal Hospitals, the overall expertise expects multi-fold growth in the health industry.

Watson for Oncology is a powerful cognitive technology platform that applies natural language processing and machine learning to assist oncologists and their care team to address cancer treatment in an efficient manner. IBM Watson is designed with a unique capability to analyze a patient’s medical record to help identify personalized treatment options using clinical evidence. It has the ability to understand the content in a file which is used to make inferences using Native Language Processing. It can also analyze the case information, identify a prioritized list of treatment options based on Memorial Sloan Kettering expertise and training.

With IBM Watson, our medical experts at Manipal Hospitals can apply their decades of experience to interpret clinical information of patients.

Watch this video to know more about Watson for Oncology and its benefits.

Also, all cancer patients in India can avail the services of Watson for Oncology in these 5 simple steps.

  1. Provide patient details via online form
  2. Upload relevant documents as per checklist
  3. Make online payments
  4. Avail of complimentary video consultation with Manipal Oncologist
  5. A hard and soft copy of your report will be sent to your mailing address


Overall, Manipal Hospitals’ adoption of IBM Watson for Oncology is expected to revolutionize the cancer care industry by delivering better and advanced oncology treatment  to all the cancer patients.


Tags:  cancer,Health care,

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