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AI is the future of health care, but here's what it can never replace

"AI is also able to help with predictive analysis."

"AI is also able to help with predictive analysis." (Adobe-Stock)

Itโ€™s not just patients who may potentially benefit from AI in health care.

Brief:

  • Artificial intelligence algorithms can analyze large data sets, identify patterns, and make predictions, assisting doctors in making more accurate diagnoses and treatments.
  • AI can help by considering individual patient characteristics, such as genetic profiles, medical history and even lifestyle factors.
  • If AI were able to automate such tasks like data entry, billing, scheduling, ordering and even email response, this would allow the physician more time with the patient and their families and less time at the computer.

Dive Insight:

Artificial intelligence (AI) is indeed here and has been rapidly advancing in recent years. From virtual assistants, self-driving cars, fraud detection algorithms, robotics and more. As such, artificial intelligence has also made its way into the doctorโ€™s office and has the potential to revolutionize the health care system in a number of ways.

Machine learning can analyze algorithms and large data sets, identify patterns, and make predictions, assisting doctors in making more accurate diagnoses and treatments.

In the last 10 years, medical capabilities have advanced. Personalized medicine, tailoring medical treatments and interventions to individual patients based on their unique genetic makeup, lifestyle factors and environmental influences, is the standard of care.

AI can help by considering individual patient characteristics, such as genetic profiles, medical history and even lifestyle factors. By analyzing a wide range of data, AI systems can generate personalized recommendations to include not only medications but additional screening testing and lifestyle modifications to promote overall wellness.