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VA Turns to Watson to Advise PTSD Treatment


by Angela Guess Mohana Ravindranath of the Washington Post recently wrote, “The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to use IBM’s Watson — the Jeopardy! winning supercomputing system designed to simulate human cognition — to advise doctors on treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder patients, IBM announced on Monday. As part of a two-year, multi-million dollar…

Can Better Tech Save the Veteran Affairs Department?

Veterans Hosptial Visit

by Angela Guess David Pittman of Politico recently wrote, “The Veterans Affairs health crisis might be solved with something as simple as putting the right software in the hands of far-flung doctors. Part of the $17 billion bill to overhaul the troubled health system involves much heavier usage of information technology, so that veterans in…