ICON Applies IBM Watson Clinical Trial Matching to Oncology

September 10, 2015
Applied Clinical Trials Editorial Staff

Applied Clinical Trials

ICON announced that it is applying IBM's Watson Clinical Trial Matching to its breast, lung, colon and rectal cancer trials.

ICON announced that it is applying IBM's Watson Clinical Trial Matching to its breast, lung, colon and rectal cancer trials. The solution enables ICON to advise sponsors how many patients match their trial criteria, where they are located and how they will recruit them. IBM’s Watson Health Cloud will facilitate access to de-identified patient data, including 50 million patient records contained in the data set from Explorys, which IBM acquired in April. At the same time, ICON enhances IBM Watson’s capabilities by providing expertise into clinical trial protocols and clinical operations.

 

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