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The Hype and the Upside of AI in Healthcare: A Conversation

August 21, 2019 / Janae Sharp

Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is long on aspiration and short on return. Healthcare AI is predicted to reach a $6.6 billion dindustry by 2021. This week I spoke with Don Woodlock, head of the HealthShare business unit at Intersystems, about the future of AI - and especially to separate the hype from the upside when it comes to its adoption. My supposition: whether there are use cases for AI in healthcare, or whether this is just something people like to sink money into at the moment? Where is the real value?