TITLE

Automation and the Healthcare Cost Curve

AUTHOR(S)
Betbeze, Philip
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses automation in the healthcare industry. According to the author, automation helps a lot of industries to reduce the need for human labor but as of April 2012, the healthcare industry is not yet adopting this potentially labor-saving and cost-saving technology. The author suggests making the workforce more efficient and eliminating the need for a human to fill a single job altogether in order to save on labor costs.
ACCESSION #
76361603

 

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