Sunday, February 17, 2019

Very Brief Blog: Medtronic, Harvard, Accenture on AI in Healthcare (Webinar March 7)

On Thursday March 7, 2019, watch a webinar cosponsored by Harvard Business Review, Medtronic, and Accenture on the theme:  "How AI Can Change the Future of Healthcare." 

Register here via Medtronic.

The two speakers - Kaveh Safavi and Brian Kalis - are from Accenture's health practice.  Marketed as:
     There is tremendous excitement about how artificial intelligence (AI) could change health care. New AI technologies are being developed to streamline administrative and clinical processes, and venture capital is pouring in to fund dozens of new AI health care startups.
     Accenture investigated the value of several promising AI applications and found that they could create up to $150 billion in annual savings for U.S. health care by 2026.
     On Thursday, March 7, 2019, leaders from Accenture’s health care practice—Kaveh Safavi and Brian Kalis—will share findings from their investigation of AI applications in health care. They will discuss:
  • Which types of administrative and clinical problems AI is best able to help solve
  • Where AI applications are most likely to be adopted and used
  • Which AI applications are likely to deliver the greatest value



In related news, see three outputs from Scripps' Eric Topol - a new UK report, a new Nature article, and a new book - highlighted here.

For digital health "from a Marie Kondo viewpoint," here.