Forbes March 5, 2020
Morris Panner

As we begin the new decade, I’d like to talk about six major healthcare industry trends that I’m most excited about in 2020.

1. AI-Powered Tools To Increase Efficiency

AI tools are being developed that can help providers make clinical decisions faster. For instance, one tool currently in the works could assist with examinations that need to be reviewed by a radiologist before being performed. The radiologist usually has to identify a protocol and confirm it is the right way to do the exam, which can be very time-consuming. Rather than having to make a new assessment each time, the tool would enable the radiologist to simply confirm “yes” or “no” to whether the tool’s suggestion is correct. If the...