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How artificial intelligence arrives to health care

Ján Dudek from the Institute of Health Policy offers an analysis of AI in health care and how Slovakia could benefit from this trend.

Watson Assistant for Citizens automates responses to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 on topics such as symptoms, testing and protective measures.Watson Assistant for Citizens automates responses to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 on topics such as symptoms, testing and protective measures. (Source: IBM)

Big data analytics and artificial intelligence are poised to revolutionize the field of healthcare in the coming years given the abundance of data and powerful algorithms.

Currently, the U.S., China and the EU are all competing for dominance in the field, investing significant resources into human capital, infrastructure as well as into laws balancing the usability and protection of data. In the current decade, the European Commission seeks to attract €20 billion of investment per year in order to remain competitive in the global market.

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