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Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Can Change Many Aspects Of The Industry

by | Feb 11, 2022 | MyTek Blog, Technology

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The healthcare industry operates under very high pressure, which is quite understandable. Because of this, it makes sense that technology had the ability to make the lives of healthcare providers and administrators easier. Today, we’re going to discuss healthcare artificial intelligence and how it could change the industry for the better.

AI Can Efficiently Analyze Vast Troves of Data

Think of all of the data and medical history that is within the healthcare industry. This data usually comes from a few different sources and while it would be a pain to go through manually, it could potentially provide insight if it was organized and analyzed thoroughly. AI can be easily used for something like this, and could potentially lead to machine-based predictions that the human eye could have missed. This means that AI could be used as a predictive tool, to customize treatments plans, or to help make medical decisions based on hard data.

AI Can Make New Medicines, Cheaper

Obviously, making medicine is not a cheap process. There is a lot of research that goes into making it safe and affective because of all of the different variables involved. Though, we could use a similar technology that is found in self-driving cars and test through simulation. This type of technology can cut this research time by months or years, and means that a faster outcome would mean that less money is spent on it. AI can also be used to study existing drugs to find new purposes for them, meaning companies can save money and expand their healthcare provider options.

AI Can Make Healthcare More Secure

With all of the sensitive, personal data, along with financial data being stored, there has to be a better way to secure it. Human intervention can help certain threats, but AI can be way more effective. AI can be trained to detect malicious activity so those threats can be found out and eliminated immediately.

AI Can (Potentially) Help Eliminate Bias

Let’s talk about bias in the healthcare world. Factors like gender, ethnicity and race have led to bias within the healthcare world and this can be avoided with the use of AI. AI can be the image of neutrality and impartiality and can reveal truths about ways biases inaccurately influence people’s health.

It may be a long time before healthcare artificial intelligence is fully utilized, but it is definitely to look at the ways it can improve this industry. If your business is interested in incorporating AI, give MyTek a call today at 623-312-2440 to learn about your options.

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Tim Tiller, LMSW

 
Tim Tiller, MSW brings a deep service background to his role at Mytek, having graduated from McDonald’s management training program, fresh out of high school, and working his way up through the ranks in the hospitality industry. He has led two prior companies – Multi-Systems Inc., an IT-focused organization providing technology to hospitality companies (where he was named President at age 36), and most recently, as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Voice Ministries International.

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