Advanced analytics engines and algorithms will enable doctors to scour terabytes of medical data and research to tailor treatment plans in real time. In the emerging area of Digital Medicine, we will see an increasing shift towards preventing illness.

AI can aid healthcare through virtual providers. Before 2018, basic virtual assistants and software applications that are algorithm or workflow driven will perform follow-ups and reminders within a voice and interactive context.

AI powered chatbots will help patients with disease management, nutrition, and healthy lifestyle management.

Machine learning devices will be widely used to develop more inviting and accessible destinations. Hospitals and boutique urgent care centers will design open-space facilities based on pedestrian and vehicular behavior data.

Developing pharmaceuticals through clinical trials take sometimes more than a decade and costs billions of dollars. Speeding up the process and making it more cost-effective through AI technologies would have a positive impact on drug development.

AI will finally fulfill the promise of precision medicine. AI’s ability to synthesize disparate data sources will create truly personalized treatment and prevention. Further, recent advancements can now explain to the practitioner why these recommendations were made.

The health and wellness industry has been leveraging AI to streamline diagnosis and treatment options. There are technologies that are able to study cyber intrusion alerts and automatically instruct healthcare networks on how to react, saving up to 80% of funds used towards data breaches.