51% of healthcare execs, IT leaders feel AI's 'disruption' in the industry: 4 things to know

Seventy-three percent of C-suite executives and IT decision makers agree artificial intelligence has transformed the way they do business, according to a survey by IT consultancy Infosys.

Infosys commissioned Branded Research, an independent market research firm, to conduct the survey across Australia, China, France, Germany, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. For the survey, Branded Research asked 1,053 C-suite executives and IT decision makers about AI implementation and execution at their organizations.

Here are four things to know about AI in the healthcare and life sciences industry.

1. Fifty-one percent of respondents said the industry was already experiencing "disruption" due to AI technologies.

2. Telecommunication and communication services providers were most likely (65 percent) to indicate their industry had experienced disruption from AI, while the public sector was least likely (34 percent) to do so.

3. The majority of respondents in the healthcare and life sciences industry (72 percent) indicated they use AI to automate business processes.

4. However, 61 percent of healthcare and life sciences respondents reported their organization had difficulty finding qualified staff to lead integration efforts for AI technologies.

To access the Infosys report, click here.

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