Welcome to this week’s edition of SpendVu’s healthcare IT and supply chain related news.

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  1. Understanding Smart Hospitals and Why Most Aren’t There Yet
  2. 10 Things People Want AI To Do For Them
  3. Amazon and Apple Getting Big Into Healthcare Won’t Be Easy: Ex Apple CEO Sculley

#1: “Understanding Smart Hospitals and Why Most Aren’t There Yet”

By Siddharth (Sid) Shah

Article SynopsisHospitals are seeking ways to improve their productivity and efficiency, in order to reduce operational costs and therefore, improve margins. What executives need to know now about embarking on the journey by implementing applications to build a smart network of solutions.

Read more at: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/blog/understanding-smart-hospitals-and-why-most-arent-there-yet


#2:
10 Things People Want AI To Do For Them”

By Jessica Kim Cohen

Article Synopsis: Top 10 tasks AI researchers and product designers are working toward that respondents said they wanted AI to be able to do to help them be healthier.

Read more at: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/artificial-intelligence/survey-10-things-people-want-ai-to-do-for-them.html

#3: “Amazon and Apple Getting Big Into Healthcare Won’t Be Easy: Ex Apple CEO Sculley”


By Brian Sozzi for The Street

Article Synopsis: Apple and Amazon have been rumored to eyeing bigger pushes into the healthcare market. Former Apple CEO John Sculley talks through his opinion why this won’t happen so easily.  Sculley explains that it would be logical for Amazon to get into the supply chain management side of the business — the only question being does it partner with someone or build out a drug supply chain of its own.  He goes on to explain that Apple’s current hardware technology is focusing on stepping into the healthcare space through patient support.

Read more at: https://www.thestreet.com/story/14354803/1/amazon-and-apple-healthcare-john-sculley.html