@Barr -- Watson's real advantage, is one can feed it new medical literature (knowlege) all day long while it is working -- and it can graphically point the doctor to the items of interest given a set of medical records for a patient(most likely possibilities) -- kind of expensive for a common cold type visit, but really vital for the rare stump the doctor conditions
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