Podcast: How AI and the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act Can Revolutionize Prior Authorizations

Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs at Premier, explains how the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act could revolutionize how prior authorizations are conducted and how machine learning technologies can help health systems adapt if it is signed into law.

On this week's episode of Data Book, Chief Healthcare Executive™ spoke Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs at Premier. We discussed potential for the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (HR 3173) to be signed into law and how it will improve access to care for patients by changing how prior authorizations are done. We also talked about how machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can help health systems adjust if the bill is signed into law and how they can help automate prior authorizations.