The artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare market is expected reach $6.6 billion by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40 percent over the next five years, according to a report from Accenture. AI in health represents a collection of multiple technologies enabling machines to sense, comprehend, act and learn so they can perform administrative and clinical healthcare functions. Unlike legacy technologies that are only algorithms/ tools that complement a human, health AI today can truly augment human activity.
As AI continues to become more prevalent and adoption flourishes, healthcare organizations must enhance their underlying structure to be positioned to take full advantage of new AI capabilities. The University of Cincinnati Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science online program recently created an infographic to illustrate the evolving impact of AI in healthcare and its role in improving healthcare.