These Are the Five Covid-Driven A.I. Trends That Are Changing Health Care

These Are the Five Covid-Driven A.I. Trends That Are Changing Health Care

For all of its ills, Covid-19 has supercharged consumerism in America’s health care system, offering tantalizing opportunities for companies interested in lowering health care costs and increasing access to quality medical care.

Speaking at CB Insights’ recent Future of Health Conference, Deepa Varadharajan, a senior managing analyst at the New York City-based research and analytics firm, explained that consumers can look forward to improved access and quality of health care, in addition to lowered costs–courtesy of artificial intelligence spurred by the coronavirus.

More than 170 startups are driving “anytime, anywhere care,” said Varadharajan, noting that she expects the trend to continue. In addition to providing a growth industry for those working to further A.I., improving accessibility and lowering the cost of care could make the lives of time-crunched workers far more convenient–especially if the technology cuts down the time it takes to see a doctor or get a test done.

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