Data-driven businesses unit aims to bring AI to healthcare

17th February 2017
Source: Tieto
Posted By : Enaie Azambuja

Tieto is actively investigating new cutting-edge technologies, like AI and their opportunities in various sectors. In healthcare AI can be utilised to get human centric and data-driven health and wellbeing services. To further strengthen its open partner ecosystem and presence in the Nordic healthcare sector, Tieto is joining the Microsoft AI in Health Partner Alliance. As part of its participation, Tieto will receive unique training and exclusive access to Microsoft technologies, engineering expertise and data sets.

Tieto’s newly established Data-Driven Businesses wants to help Nordic society to pursue the significant opportunities of the data-driven world. In support of this goal, Tieto is also investigating the opportunities Artificial Intelligence can present in various sectors.

The company has earlier announced the appointment of AI as a member of the leadership team of its new Data-Driven Businesses unit in order to study the effects of truly data-driven decision-making.

Tieto sees data as the new water – the prime driver for human experience and economic value in the future – and aims to co-innovate new and unforeseen data-driven services with the help of new cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence.

In our vision of the future, we see that every industry has the potential to become AI-filled as AI can be used to extract value from all kinds of data, comments, Ari Järvelä, Head of Tieto Data-Driven Businesses.

Today’s announcement speeds ups Tieto’s possibilities to create data-driven services specifically in the healthcare sector. In the Nordics Tieto has a long history as healthcare and social care solution provider and as a part of Tieto's Data-Driven Businesses strategy the company is also seeking further opportunities and partnerships in the healthcare sector.

Microsoft AI in Health Partner Alliance provides resources for healthcare and social care solution providers to apply AI to healthcare. Without AI solutions it is impossible to solve the huge challenges facing our society.

Tieto's aim in the health and wellbeing sector is to drive personalised but efficient data-driven models by maximising the wellbeing of individuals while reducing the costs of public healthcare and social care services.

For every citizen this means personalised, faster and more personalised services, says Matti Ristimäki, Director, Data-Driven Businesses in Public, Health and Wellbeing, Tieto.

Tieto has actively collected innovators, teams and startups to join forces in creating data-driven future business. The company fosters a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems globally.


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