Here’s how IBM Watson Health is transforming the health care industry

Watson computer at IBM in New York CityImagine if you had a rare, undiagnosed disease that’s stumped doctor after doctor. What if there were a single, secure database that could read your symptoms then run through thousands of clinical studies, similar patient records, and medical textbooks to present a risk-matched list of potential diseases?

Just one year after its launch, IBM Watson Health is already starting to make this seemingly impossible task a reality, thanks to its powerful cognitive computing platform and a wide-reaching partnership strategy.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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