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, TX – February 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.

About CognitiveScale

CognitiveScale builds enterprise-scale augmented machine intelligence software for healthcare, commerce, and financial services markets. The company's products— Engage and Amplify—help large enterprises increase customer engagement, improve decision-making, and deliver self-learning and self-assuring business processes. CognitiveScale has successfully deployed its software with multiple Global 500 companies and has formed strategic go-to-market and technology partnerships with IBM, Microsoft, and Deloitte.

CognitiveScale was founded in 2013 by highly successful serial entrepreneurs and senior executives from IBM Watson, Oracle, and Salesforce with deep expertise in vertical enterprise software, cloud computing, and machine learning. The company has won numerous awards and featured in prominent research and publications. It is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in the United Kingdom and India. Investors include Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital, IBM Watson, and Microsoft Ventures.

For more information on the company, please visit us at and follow @cognitivescale on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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