As many business leaders and media pundits pay lip service to what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Healthcare industry insiders have been optimistic about the great benefits on the horizon.
A majority of the discussions about technology and health have, in broad strokes, centered on the IOT (internet of things), telemedicine, personalisation, and of course robotics. However, the question remains how will these tech advancements transform the way the business works? As the CEO of more than one business supporting healthcare, including the tech start-up Solaris, I have been involved in many conversations on the impacts of tech. And, while books could be written about the subject, there are a couple of areas in particular I have noticed to be at the forefront of the discussion. Namely, that of AI and robotics.