Healthcare Innovation October 8, 2019
Rajiv Leventhal

Respondents believe that AI technology will be most pragmatic for non-clinical applications

Confidence and investment in artificial intelligence (AI) to improve healthcare remain high, according to a new survey of 500 U.S. health industry leaders from hospitals, health plans, life sciences and employers, on their attitudes and adoption of the technology.

The research, conducted by Optum, revealed that compared with 2018 findings of the same survey, this year’s results found a nearly 88 percent increase in the number of respondents who said their organizations have a strategy in place and have implemented AI.

Indeed, the second “OptumIQ Annual Survey on AI in Health Care” also reveals a shift in funding expectations for AI-related projects, as leaders...