BENGALURU: Big Data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are among the top technologies employed by healthcare and life sciences firms across the world, a report by global software major Infosys said on Monday.
“Cybersecurity (77%), Big Data analytics (72%) and AI (59%) are the three digital technologies most utilised by healthcare firms currently,” Infosys said in its report titled “Digital Outlook for Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry”.
The survey had included companies from seven countries across the world, including India, however, Infosys did not name any other countries and firms that took part in it.
The motive of the study was not just to identify the technology trends in healthcare and life sciences industries, but also to understand how technology improved their operations, Infosys said in the report.
According to the healthcare companies surveyed, investing in technologies for Big Data analytics for predicting risk and onset of health problems and remote hospital-like care delivery were some of the most reported trends for the next three years, it said.
“Going forward, Big Data will transform the way healthcare industry monitors and treats patients,” asserted the report.