IBM joins effort to prevent pandemics

IBM is working with leading health organizations to save lives by learning how to curb the spread of infectious disease.

They will do this by utilizing two projects initiated by IBM. The Interoperable Healthcare Information Infrastructure (IHII - pronounced eye-high) is a system capable of data mining - collecting and analyzing information for determining outbreaks and health trends based on data shared by partner medical facilities on things like symptoms, outbreak and trends being learned about a given disease.

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