Case X: IBM and Cognitive Healthcare: Smart Healthcare Based on Cognitive Computing
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As an information technology company with over a hundred years of history, IBM sets itself a clear path in the healthcare industry. From traditional healthcare, to smart healthcare, then to cognitive healthcare, IBM keeps holding on to its “Healthcare Dream”.
This case was co-written by Professor Zhu Xiaoming, Case Writer Chen Dengbiao, Research Assistant Huang Chengyan of China Europe International Business School. IBM provided great support and assistance to this case study. The case study is intended to stimulate classroom discussion, rather than analyze how effectively the company is managed.
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