AI and Healthcare: Cure-All, Poison Pill, or Simply Smarter Medicine?

07 Jan 2019 2:24 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

Healthcare Informatics | January 7, 2019 by Josh Gluck

Artificial intelligence (AI) is moving from hypothetical to business critical in healthcare. The global healthcare A I market is expected to reach $6.16 billion by 2022. Experts have estimated that AI applications can potentially create $150 billion in annual savings for the U.S. healthcare economy by 2026, and AI can address an estimated 20 percent of unmet clinical demand. As the statistics pile up, implementing AI may seem like a cure-all to every hospital woe, from data entry to population health to imaging, and it would be easy to get overwhelmed.

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