With the acquisition of Truven Health Analytics completed late last week by IBM Corp., data scientists will immediately begin tapping into Truven’s health data with the analytic capabilities of Watson Health to derive findings that will bolster IBM’s offerings in the value-based care arena.

IBM paid $2.6 billion to buy Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Truven Health, a provider of cloud-based healthcare data, analytics and insight. The purchase was IBM’s fourth major health data-related acquisition since launching the Watson Health Unit last April.

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