Alder Hey Children's launches app to answer health questions of young patients

An IBM Watson app is being developed to collect data and provide answers to healthcare questions for young hospital patients in the United Kingdom. 

The tool, developed by Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, answers children's questions about care aspects like food or clinical procedures, according to an IT Pro report. The data created to provide insight to young patients will also prove useful to medical staff managing young patient care.

"This is an unprecedented opportunity for Alder Hey to pilot this groundbreaking technology and learn how to transform IT capability and working practices in healthcare, not just in the U.K. but across the world. and learn how to transform IT capability and working practices in healthcare," Iain Hennessey, a pediatric surgeon and Alder Hey innovation director, told the publication. Article

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