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AI Resource Management Clean Up Helps Deliver Better Healthcare
By Priya Dialani  |  Aug 27, 2021
AI Resource Management Clean Up Helps Deliver Better Healthcare
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The novel coronavirus created global havoc. Governments and hospitals were inundated with an influx of patients. One of the challenges is managing resources - both human and material, as resources are limited and can be rapidly consumed. Hence, in order to facilitate better allocation and avoid wastage of resources, artificial intelligence was at the rescue. Here's how AI can ensure better resource management in any given pandemic.

MUMBAI - Artificial intelligence (AI) is often illustrated in movies and television shows as an innovation that will take over the world.  Luckily for us, these inauspicious illustrations are not where the world is heading. Nonetheless, AI may really save lives and further develop a work-life balance.1 The fundamental job of AI is to dig deep into large data sets, rapidly and more adequately than any human could, and analyze patterns that could be valuable. This enables individuals working with AI to focus on more significant tasks, while the AI filters through the data behind the scenes and resurfaces with the data needing attention.

The novel coronavirus created global havoc2 and governments and hospitals were inundated with an influx of patients.3 Under such conditions, one of the key challenges they faced was dealing with their resources and forming care and hospitalization strategies to allow them to focus on the riskiest patients.

In terms of managing resources in healthcare, resources can be divided into two segments: material resources or hospital infrastructure and human resources.

Material Resource Management

Today, healthcare organizations still experience inescapable issues across their value chains, traversing each cycle on the continuum from care to cure.4 However, healthcare organizations that le

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