AI Articles and Analysis in Healthcare services
IQVIA is a Fortune 500 health information technology (HIT) and clinical research company that provides advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services for various healthcare stakeholders.
Athenahealth is a private healthcare company specializing in providing network-powered health services and point-of-care mobile apps. The company’s products and services are designed primarily to enhance patient care, improve operational efficiency and streamline administrative processes.
AI and machine learning have promising potential in the field of healthcare. However, there is one significant hurdle healthcare companies often encounter when trying to implement AI and machine learning. The data architecture of current legacy systems in healthcare settings prevents implementing many use cases and limits a company’s ability to benefit from these technologies fully.
The healthcare industry has experienced several changes in recent decades. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), signed into law in 1996, represents one such change. HIPAA was initially intended to simplify how healthcare is administered. However, the law also contributed to the increased administrative burden for healthcare practitioners.
In just the last year, rapid advancements in AI technologies, particularly in natural language processing (NLP), have dramatically impacted virtually every industry. Most recently, large language models (LLMs) have become front and center – driven by the overwhelming popularity of OpenAI's ChatGPT.
Healthcare is an increasingly complex sector of the global economy, and AI is playing an active role in the worldwide evolution of the industry throughout its many disciplines. In a Deloitte study released earlier this year, 85% of respondents among healthcare business leaders said their enterprise was increasing AI spend before 2023.