IBM Buying Merge Healthcare For $1B To Bring Medical Image Analysis To Watson Health

IBM Buying Merge Healthcare For $1B To Bring Medical Image Analysis To Watson Health

Physician looking at information on a large monitor. IBM announced a huge deal today, agreeing to pay a billion dollars for Merge Healthcare, a medical imaging company it plans to fold into the Watson Health unit. Merge’s technology is in use in 7500 healthcare facilities in the US, according to information supplied by IBM. The firm processes billions of images such as x-rays, MRIs and CT scans with 30 billion images processed to-date,… Read More
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