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Members - $30 Alliance - $30 Guests - $40

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
7:30am - 10:30am
Where: Philadelphia Country Club
1601 Spring Mill Road
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania  19035
United States
Presenter: Laila Rehan, IBM Watson Health
Contact: Maureen Waddington

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Life Sciences Group Meeting


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

7:30am - 10:30am 

Philadelphia Country Club 

It is a very exciting time to be in the healthcare space with the emergence of innovative technologies and new data sources that help to address global needs for better health outcomes, lower costs of care and a greater quality of life across populations. IBM Watson is at the epicenter of this transformation, just a short 5 years removed from defeating not one, but two, to Jeopardy champions.


Since then IBM has worked with healhcare providers like the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, developing technology that assist with cancer diagnosis and treatment, while others are looking to integrate Watson into broader clinical decision support applications that can identify a wide range of illnesses.


This program will provide insights regarding where IBM Watson is today, as well as where it is going in the future, to address healthcare challenges and should not be missed. We will also continue our tradition of networking both before and after the presentation, and there will be a buffet breakfast. It is going to be a great morning, please register as soon as possible as we want to be able to accommodate all members interested in attending.


IBM Watson Health

Laila Rehan, from the Life Sciences team at IBM Watson Health, will provide forward-thinking insight on the impact of data, advanced analytics, and cognitive insights in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. This session will provide a foundational understanding of IBM's health transformation, cognitive systems, recent strategic partnerships and acquisitions and how IBM has built a business that serves as a catalyst to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights. 


Laila Rehan is a Business Development Executive on the Transformations team at Watson Health for Life Sciences. Her role includes bringing cognitive solutions to the life sciences industry and consulting on ways companies can be leveraging Watson to address their business challenges. Laila has spent her career partnering across the Life Sciences value chain with stakeholders at pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech companies. Laila holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from Rutgers University and a Master in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. 



Members - $30

Alliance - $30

Guests - $40

Alliance Partners and Invited Guests may register by calling 215-393-3144