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Dec 15, 2023

Future of Healthcare: Unveiling the Power of AI

Siddharth Ajith (AI Technical Product Manager, GE Healthcare )discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing patient experiences and transforming traditional medical practices in the dynamic healthcare industry.
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ChayanTechnical Content Writer

Overview: A Dynamic Shift in Healthcare

AI plays a pivotal role in revolutionizing healthcare. Precision care applications, designed for clinicians and subject to rigorous regulatory scrutiny, set the stage for a transformative shift.

Ai applications in healthcare

AI Product Management Unveiled

The role of an AI product manager involves tight collaboration with data scientists and engineers, navigating the intricacies of developing applications for clinical use. The process entails exhaustive research, development, testing, and adherence to stringent regulatory standards.

Challenges in the Healthcare Landscape

Three major challenges loom large in the U.S. healthcare context:

  1. Clinician Shortage: Overworked nurses seeking to leave their jobs necessitate AI solutions to streamline workflows without overwhelming clinicians.
  2. Extensive Data Management: The abundance of healthcare data lacks structure, demanding common protocols for storage and exchange across facilities.
  3. Continuity in Patient Care: Seamlessly managing patient care throughout various stages calls for ongoing solutions.

The Patient Journey and Data Insights

To grasp the full impact of AI in healthcare, understanding the patient journey is crucial. From triggers prompting medical visits to ongoing care, capturing relevant data is paramount. Notably, 30% of global data is healthcare-related.

Two Transformative Shifts in Healthcare

Two significant shifts catalyzed by AI and data in healthcare:

  1. Precision Care and Preventive Measures: Transitioning from standard to precision care requires detailed patient data and extensive research on various medical conditions.
  2. Remote Interventions and Monitoring: The pandemic accelerated remote healthcare interventions, foreseeing a future where miniaturized devices enable monitoring and preventive measures at home.

Data and AI Challenges: A Pyramid Approach

AI healthcare pyramid

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Addressing the core issue involves ensuring structured healthcare data. The pyramid approach begins with structured data, incorporates intelligence, and culminates in actionable insights. Acknowledging the complexity of obtaining real-world hospital data, entrepreneurs are encouraged to start with existing datasets.

The Future of AI in Healthcare

The transformation of healthcare through AI requires collaborative efforts.

In a world where technology converges with healthcare, these insights provide a roadmap for navigating the evolving landscape and harnessing the potential of AI to improve patient outcomes.

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