Leadership Report: More AI To Compensate For Healthcare Staff Shortages
'Virtual' Is Having Biggest Quality Of Care Impact For Patients
Healthcare leaders are increasing their use of virtual care for patients and are more ready to adopt artificial intelligence for critical decision support and operational efficiency, says Royal Philips’ Future Health Index 2023.
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Quality issues relating to a historical acquisition have held back Philips Healthcare’s financial performance in the post-COVID phase, while market competitors have been able to chart a less bumpy path through the tail end of the pandemic. All are facing supply chain and inflationary pressures.
Royal Philips’ seventh annual Future Health Index report paints a picture of health care systems in mid-transformation but cautions that digital tools must fully serve health care practitioners and not add to their daily burden.