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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

November 7, 2018

Lowering costs and improving health outcomes are two of the biggest drivers of expanding the artificial intelligence market in health care. eHealth Initiative, a nonprofit organization working at the intersection of health and technology, and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, explore this evolving role of AI in a new report titled, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare.” 

The brief identifies three key areas for AI implementation in health care: physicians’ clinical judgment and diagnosis, AI-assisted robotic surgery and virtual nursing assistants. The publication also cites key data that indicates a growing demand for AI in health care throughout the next decade, while presenting cost savings to the health care system. Experts estimate AI applications could potentially create $150 billion in annual savings for the country’s health care economy by 2026.

The report explores several areas providers should consider for successful adoption of AI, including:

  • Institutional Readiness and Network Capabilities
  • Ethical Standards for Privacy and Safety
  • Data Governance
  • Data Types
  • Access to High-Quality and Unbiased Data
  • Evaluation of Technology Models
  • Cost Savings

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