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Cognitive computing platform may help oncologists deliver subspecialist-level care

Stanley E. Waintraub, M.D., FACP, breast cancer division co-chief at John Theurer Cancer Center, and colleagues aimed to assess whether Watson for Oncology with Cota RWE — a point-of-care decision support tool that ingests patient attributes from the electronic health record, facilitates comparisons among similar patients and ranks treatment options as “recommended,” “for consideration” or “not recommended” — could help oncologists deliver subspecialist-level care. Investigators initially presented EHR-derived data from 88 postmenopausal women with breast cancer to three breast oncologists at John Theurer Cancer Center.

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