IBM names Watson advisory board; New automated system removes bacterial contamination from hospital water tanks;

> IBM last week named its Watson Advisory Board, which currently consists of nine hospital executives, physicians and researchers, according to CMIO. The board will help to identify issues that could benefit from the use of Watson technology. Article

> A new startup--QI Healthcare--recently was created to commercialize any technology developed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, according to MedCity News. The hospital, along with nonprofit development group CincyTech, invested $400,000 to launch the effort. Article

> Researchers with Trinity College Dublin recently created an automated system that eradicates bacterial contamination from hospital water tanks, the school announced last Friday. According to the announcement, hospital-acquired infections from such water systems kill more than 1,400 patients per year in the United States. Announcement

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