8/03/22 MIT: Sloan Management – The 4 Trends Driving Platform Adoption in Health Care
Health care has been slow to adopt platforms. But investment, the threat of competition, and the potential to save lives is pushing the industry forward. The combination of activity from big tech and a government mandate has also had a trickle-down effect on digital health platform startups, which are making their data available using FHIR APIs, said Suchi Saria, Ph.D., founder and CEO of AI platform Bayesian Health.
“Five years ago, this was extremely hard. Now, you can engage with multiple partners to connect and meaningfully stitch data together and build high-quality information out of it,” she said. “It’s an enormous opportunity for using the right kind of machine learning tools to learn from messy data sets. Instead of traditional experiments in the lab, you’re able to learn in the wild.”