Panelist Bios

 

Deborah Disanzo

Deborah DiSanzo, General Manager of IBM Watson Health will discuss the rapidly changing healthcare landscape and the opportunity to use data analytics technology to develop innovative solutions across the industry. The deluge of data, rising costs, and the predicted shortage of physicians requires cognitive technologies, that can read, understand, and learn to help. Deborah will share a real world example of “Augmented Intelligence” at work which empowers doctors and patients by helping improve care, reducing waste, and finding new ways to help personalize and predict outcomes. Watson is at work in the developing world democratizing cancer care and researchers are using Watson to accelerate research efforts to combat diseases like Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) and Parkinson’s Disease.