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IBM to Collaborate with Duke, South Florida; Commits $250M to Health Care Initiative

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (GenomeWeb News) - IBM announced yesterday that it has entered into collaborations with Duke University Health System and the University of South Florida to develop integrated patient data management systems. The move comes as IBM commits $250 million over the next three years to expand its healthcare business.


The collaboration with Duke will create a personalized patient information management system that integrates lab tests and other clinical data with research findings such as genomic data. The collaboration with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at USF will integrate similar clinical and research data from 30 different databases to create a disease management system. The USF system will be used for screening patients at risk for disease and for identifying potential clinical trail participants.



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