It’s becoming clear that AI has enormous potential – both clinically and economically – but before we go full-speed ahead, there are some big issues that need to be addressed, says Jaime Parent.
The “digital dust” consumers leave behind — such as mobile purchasing habits and step counts — can give providers a much clearer picture of the patient than simply asking questions, says Dr. Joe Kvedar. The problem, once again, is the privacy issue.
If the Facebook investigation is teaching us anything, it’s that convenience has a price. But are we willing to pay? That’s the big question, says Kate Gamble.
Adopting any technology can be intimidating, but moving to the cloud can be especially daunting, says CIO Deanna Wise, who talks about the deliberate approach Dignity has taken in its journey.
Contrary to popular belief, privacy is pretty straightforward, says Joseph Kvedar, MD, who explains how healthcare organizations can increase consumers’ comfort levels and create more transparency.