CognitiveScale Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Deploy Cognitive Solutions Across the Enterprise


CognitiveScale’s machine intelligence powered Cognitive Cloud Fabric to aid patient experience, employee engagement, and enterprise operations

AUSTIN, TXFebruary 25, 2016 – CognitiveScale, the Cognitive Cloud Company, and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have embarked on a multi-year initiative to apply the power of cognitive computing to accelerate healthcare decision-making, enhance the patient experience, and further improve employee productivity.

CognitiveScale has been working with MD Anderson Cancer Center since 2014 to implement cognitive solutions to transform patient engagement.

“We believe cognitive computing has potential to enhance the patient experience, boost employee expertise, and drive even smarter business processes,” said Chris Belmont, VP and Chief Information Officer at MD Anderson.

MD Anderson and CognitiveScale first piloted a patient concierge application in late 2014 to surface personalized and actionable care insights from private, public, and social data to help patients navigate their experience at MD Anderson. Built on CognitiveScale’s healthcare cognitive cloud, the patient concierge is now being integrated with the free information portal MyMDAnderson.

“We are delighted to be chosen as a strategic technology provider by MD Anderson to transform critical front office and back office functions through cognitive computing,” said Akshay Sabhikhi, CEO of CognitiveScale. “We look forward to transforming patient engagement, enhancing employee expertise, and improving medical outcomes by bringing new levels of speed and precision to critical decisions.”

As part of the contract, CognitiveScale is also collaborating with MD Anderson to create a center of competency for cognitive computing. This will include training the MD Anderson technical team to design and build cognitive solutions through CognitiveU™, CognitiveScale’s comprehensive training curricula for systems integrators, enterprise IT professionals, and application developers.

Customer MD Anderson Keynotes at IBM InterConnect

LAS VEGAS – February 23, 2015: IBM InterConnect 2015 – The IBM InterConnect 2015 Conference kicked off with an opening session featuring Dr. Lynda Chin, Head of Genomics at MD Anderson, a Cognitive Scale customer. InterConnect is IBM’s premier conference for Cloud, Mobile and Analytics and is attended by 21,000 IT and Business professionals according to Robert LeBlanc, SVP for Cloud at IBM.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes CognitiveScale as the 2015 Visionary Innovation Leader for Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Solutions

AUSTIN – January 11, 2016 – CognitiveScale®, the Cognitive Cloud Company®, has been recognized by independent analyst firm Frost & Sullivan as the 2015 Visionary Innovation Leader for Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Solutions. CognitiveScale delivers a new class of industry-optimized, machine intelligence-powered software that revolutionizes customer engagement and decision making for patients, shoppers, financial clients, and employees.

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