Due to aging populations and rising medical costs, nations across the world are facing significant a number of economic and healthcare challenges. For a start, a smaller workforce could lead to a decline in productivity.
Information technology (IT) is often seen as a solution to boost productivity and relieve the pressure on healthcare systems.
As IT digitalises the delivery of healthcare services more and more, there are increased opportunities to apply advanced data analytics to healthcare.
This is one area where ITOM strives to make a difference.
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