Health-care institutions have been anticipating the impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on the performance and efficiency of their operations and their workforces – and the quality of patient care. But many have already been reaping the benefits of AI tools. And contrary to common, yet unproven, fears that machines will replace human workers, AI technologies in health care may actually be “re-humanizing” health care, just as the system itself shifts to value-based care models that may favor the outcome patients receive instead of the number of patients seen.
A survey of more than 900 health-care professionals by MIT Technology Review Insights, in association with GE Healthcare, finds that health-care professionals are already using AI to improve data analysis, enable better diagnoses and treatment predictions, and free medical staff from administrative burdens.
Read MIT’s Technology article.
Scroll to section 4 to learn what Dr. Matthias Merkel says about the topic.
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