AI in Healthcare 2020 Leadership Survey Report: Health systems are committed to investing in AI

93% of respondents agree AI is absolutely essential, very important or important to their strategy. There is great willingness to take advantage of intelligent technology. Only 8 percent see it as having little to no importance. Most facilities (34%) report they’ll spend $1 million on AI this year, while 18 percent are committed to spending $1 million to $10 million this year. About 10 percent are upping the ante and spending upwards of $10 million. According to survey respondents, projects are being funded by strategic investments for personnel retention and to minimize physician burnout, as well as cost savings and improved productivity.