Accenture January, 2020
AI: An Engine For Growth
Growth opportunities in healthcare are hard to come by without significant investment, but artificial intelligence (AI) is a self-running engine for growth in healthcare. According to Accenture analysis, when combined, key clinical health AI applications can potentially create $150 billion in annual savings for the US healthcare economy by 2026.
AI in health represents a collection of multiple technologies enabling machines to sense, comprehend, act and learn1 so they can perform administrative and clinical healthcare functions. Unlike legacy technologies that are only algorithms/ tools that complement a human, health AI today can truly augment human activity.
With immense power to unleash improvements in cost, quality and access, AI is exploding in popularity. Growth in the AI health...