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IBM Enriches Health Data Mine With Truven

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

IBM says its Watson Health division will boast “the largest and most diverse” repositories of health-related data, after sealing a $2.6bn deal to acquire Truven Health Analytics. The deal, IBM’s fourth healthcare data-related acquisition in less than 12 months, will bring more than 8,500 new clients, including US federal and state government agencies, employers, health plans, hospitals, clinicians and life sciences companies, to Watson Health’s portfolio.

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