A recent survey by Sage Growth Partners found that health system executives prefer a holistic approach to purchase artificial intelligence, with nearly half favoring a partner that can deliver an all-in-one offering. It’s no surprise, as AI-as-a-Service vendors work with organizations to expertly identify and prioritize processes for automation, quickly build AI solutions, and ensure the performance and efficiency of their investment over time.
Here are just a few reasons why healthcare executives prefer AI-as-a-Service.
1. Focused Resources and Expertise to Accelerate Impact
AI-as-a-Service allows health systems to focus on their core business initiative – the patient experience – not becoming experts in Artificial intelligence. By choosing AI-as-a-Service, health systems will get a long-term strategy for AI – one that significantly lessens the burden on their employees and resources. From reducing the load on their IT department, to finally helping work through health systems’ backlog of work, AI-as-a-Service allows healthcare employees to shift their focus to the patient experience and work that requires a human touch.
2. Time-Tested Enterprise Roadmap
AI can be transformational, but identifying the right processes to automate and creating a strategy for speedy implementation is critical to an organization’s ability to drive efficiency, impact, and enterprise-wide transformation. AI-as-a-Service partners are experts in prioritizing highest value processes for automation, and use a library of proven tools to accelerate time to build them. AI-as-a-Service partners enable health systems to tap into implementation experience, best practice methodologies, and skills templates to improve workflow design and rapidly build automations with ease, versatility, and with the security complexities of healthcare top of mind.
3. An AI-workforce That Actually Works
Delivering patient care is a 24×7 endeavor, but all too often, the technology you invest in to help manage your healthcare organization is not. To solve that problem, AI-as-a-Service partners ensure the performance and impact of your AI technology, so you can focus on delivering exceptional results. AI-as-a-Service partners ensure the ongoing success of your AI investment with performance monitoring and proactive issue resolution, so organizations are learning about solutions before they even realize they have a problem.
4. No Surprise Costs
Let’s face it: the current purchasing model for AI is broken. Many AI and automation vendors don’t offer support services that cover changes to the applications, general maintenance, or updates to the processes you’ve automated. To solve that problem, AI-as-a-Service eliminates unexpected costs with an all-in-one annual approach to AI and automation, so health systems don’t have to worry about licensing fees, software maintenance, consultants, integrators, maintenance and more, through a single partnership that helps organizations meet their changing needs.
5. Maximizing The Power of Data
By working with an AI-as-a-Service partner, health systems can gain significant insights and benefits from data. With access to workflow best practices across healthcare and real-time insights into productivity, health systems are able to quickly adapt or action new workflows with strategic decision-making support. This critical data and expanded scope also enables your AI technology to quickly take on more complex and specialized tasks and rapidly deploy predictive models to capture new and increased sources of value. This continual stream of data transforms and propels the success of your investment over time, ensuring perpetual impact to the bottom line.
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