Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson: Giving Hope to Cancer Patients

Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson: Giving Hope to Cancer Patients

Wed, Sep 25, 2019
1:30pm to 2:30pm CT


Our guest speaker, Dr. Tufia Haddad, Chair of the Breast Medical Oncology Practice at Mayo Clinic Rochester and Chair of Health IT for the Department of Oncology, will be joined by one of our Health Systems Engineer, Vanessa Boyle. Dr. Haddad is an active member of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Women’s Cancer Research Program and Breast Cancer Standards Council.  Her research focuses on experimental therapeutics and early phase clinical trials for drug-resistant breast cancer. She also has interest in models of healthcare delivery in oncology and the transformation of such models with novel artificial intelligence and connected health technology solutions.  Join this LIVE Webcast to learn how Management Engineering & Consulting collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams on projects related to artificial intelligence with goals of improving patient care & helping clinical staff optimize their resources available.  Vanessa will be sharing her experiences with the Watson Clinical Trial Matching Project since early 2018.

Key take aways:

  • Collaboration between Mayo Clinic and IBM to develop the Clinical Trials Matching system to increase patient participation in research trials.
  • Discuss how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can reduce clinical burden and improve efficiency.
  • Crucial role of a Health System Engineer’s partnership with the physician-led team in creating process workflows to effectively interact with the Clinical Trials Matching System.

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