IBM: Big Data: Tools and Applications for Transforming Care

Adam Perer is a Research Scientist at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center in New York, where he is a member of the Healthcare Analytics Research Group. His research focuses on making sense of medical data through visualization and interactive analytics and has been published at premier venues in visualization, human-computer interaction, and medical informatics. Recent work includes working with providers to find novel solutions and a data-driven approach for their specific needs. Adam demonstrated the interface IBM CareFlow, which uses combined EMR data to give information on treating a particular patient by analyzing previous patients’ experiences with the same diagnosis.