Healthcare systems around the world are stressed by worker shortages and aging populations. These stresses are particularly acute in emerging markets where systems were already under strain. Digital colleagues like Amelia can help mitigate these trends by supporting healthcare built around home- and self-care as opposed to today’s inefficient model which compels patients to travel to hospitals or doctors’ offices.
There is a lot of hype surrounding AI systems and their potential to replace doctors and nurses. However, the real promise lies in AI’s ability to augment healthcare through guided self-care, and to relieve healthcare professionals from burdensome administrative duties.
This was the premise of a panel discussion at Digital Workforce Summit about Cognitive Automated Healthcare moderated by David Champeaux, the Global Cognitive Solutions Director for IPsoft. Panelists included Russ Esposito, CIO for North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA); Greg Miller, SVP Strategy & International Market Development for Health Catalyst; Dr. Niti Pall, Medical Director, Global Health Practice for KPMG; and Sumit Nagpal, the Managing Director of Accenture and CEO of Carefully.
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