AI Can Solve The Health Care Workforce Crisis, But Tech Isn’t Ready

By Emma Beavins / September 29, 2023 at 6:57 PM
Panelists at a Duke AI and Connected Health Initiative event this week touted the ability of artificial intelligence to “super charge” clinicians, reduce clinician burnout and slow down the workforce shortage. However, artificial intelligence may not be clinician-centric enough to effectively achieve those aims now, American Medical Association President Jesse Ehrenfeld said. Myriad panelists, including Bakul Patel of Google and AMA’s Ehrenfeld, stressed that, for now, AI should be thought of as augmented intelligence rather than artificial intelligence, and that...

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