CIO March 3, 2022
From Drug Discovery to Triage, AI Deployed Against Top Challenges
Even prior to the pandemic, the healthcare industry suffered from a variety of ailments: shortage of skilled medical staff; nurse and physician burnout; rising costs; privacy issues; and lack of infrastructure to quickly synthesize all patient information to get a holistic view.
While many of these issues have been brewing for years, COVID-19 made them worse. In the United States, for example, 55% of frontline healthcare workers report pandemic-related burnout, with the highest rate (69%) among the youngest staff, according to a Deloitte study.
AI Can Help Streamline Workflows in Hospitals
Healthcare organizations around the world have been turning to AI out of necessity to cope with these challenges. Many are...