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AI Helps Hospitals Navigate PPE shortages, COVID-19 Hot Spots

Published in: S&P Global

The incoming CEO of group purchasing organization Premier Inc. says the past year has exposed many issues with the U.S. health system, including problems with the supply chain and over-purchasing, but harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning may offer a solution.

Mike Alkire, who is president of the company uniting 4,100 hospitals and health systems, oversees the performance services business, which combines AI, data and insights to reduce costs and improve healthcare. This experience, combined with an undergraduate degree in computer science and awareness that his industry is increasingly going digital, has given Alkire an AI-focused mindset as he transitions into his new role.

"If you were going to characterize me going forward and some of the areas of focus that I have it's going to be: how do we get a lot closer to using machine learning and artificial intelligence really to inform the way that we're providing healthcare to patients?" Alkire told S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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