Beyond Cost, Patient Safety and Physician Burnout Should Factor Into AI Decisions in Health Care


Wide application of artificial intelligence (AI) in health care could greatly improve patient safety, reduce physician burnout, and improve the overall efficiency of health care from scheduling and billing to making surgeries more safe. But the health care industry lags in AI adoption due to inherent technical challenges and because the financial benefits of AI adoption are often difficult to measure, according to a new review published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

The study authors detailed the AI challenges confronting health care compared with other industries.

Source: AJMC Peter Page