10 emerging trends in health IT for 2021

Blossoming of artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare. … In the last year AI became crucial in developing predictive models for COVID-19 cases spreading across the country. Academic institutions and health systems, including New York City-based Mount Sinai; … Mayo Clinic; and University of California, Irvine developed predictive tools and models to track the virus and estimate the risk of COVID-19 patients developing severe symptoms. The field will continue to evolve and become more integrated with clinical care in the coming years.