Duke Health Receives Support from IBM to Advance Community Wellness Program
Contact: Sarah Avery Phone: 919-660-13064 Email:email@example.com://www.dukehealth.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016Duke Health Receives Support from IBM to Advance Community Wellness ProgramDURHAM, N.C. --Duke Health was named among the first recipients of the IBM Health Corps award, and will be receiving expertise from some of IBM ’s top employees to build a communications infrastructure that will help connect members of Durham community health partnerships.Duke was one of five institutions worldwide selected as part of IBM ’s new Health Corps program, which aims to address disparities in health. The company’s pro bono initiative will provide an estimated $2.5 million in expertise to Duke and the other recipients with assistance setting up data, analytics and cognitive and cloud computing for public health projects worldwide.The company ’s work with Duke will be through its Center for Community and Population Health Improvement, which is a member of the Healthy Durham partnership that was formed to eliminate health disparities in the Durham community.“Deepening our understanding of health disparities, and the factors that drive them, is a central objective of the Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement,” said Eugene Washington, M.D., chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University and president and CEO of Duke University Health System. “We are eager to work with IBM’s Health ...
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