AI could be the prescription that healthcare systems so desperately need

With pressure increasing on healthcare systems worldwide and many countries still struggling to clear backlogs caused by the pandemic, Microsoft believes AI is key to tackling both administrative burdens and improving the experience between doctors and patients.

A new survey of 13,500 patients from 11 countries, including 2,000 from Britain, shows that patients are willing to let AI do some of the work of their doctors to free up more interpersonal time. This is seen as a natural progression of existing digitalization efforts. .