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With healthcare being one of the biggest categories of services that people offer and buy, more businesses are motivated to think differently about how they can attract and engage consumers by offering easy access to healthcare. This will lead to ongoing integration of services, like we are already seeing in retail, but also more competitors cooperating with each other while they compete — engaging in “coopetition,” to borrow a Silicon Valley phrase.
PwC’s Health Research Institute released its annual report on trends that are most and least likely to affect the healthcare industry in 2020.For its report, HRI surveyed 300 provider executives, 100 payer executives, and 100 pharmaceutical and life sciences executives on current obstacles and opportunities in the industry.
Definitive Healthcare surveyed imaging leaders and radiologists at U.S.-based hospitals and imaging centers from October to December 2019 in its annual Artificial Intelligence Survey in order to determine the adoption rate, primary areas of use and, greatest challenges related to AI usage in imaging.
Alongside the opportunities, both the UK and the EU have recognised that the use of AI solutions involves a number of ethical and regulatory challenges, particularly where decisions made can have a significant impact on the life and health of patients involved.