Healthcare AI: Patient Experience And The GPT Evolution

Artificial intelligence has been quietly supporting healthcare for decades. In the early 1990s, pioneer researcher Dr. Carol Friedman developed a natural language processor for use in the radiology department at Columbia University Irving Hospital. That same early healthcare AI is at work today in medical coding, HIV research, research literature reviews, and public health initiatives across the country. AI has similarly been used as pattern recognition technology to aid clinicians in diagnostics from pathology reports, x-rays, etc. In each case, it has been put to work as a substantial augmentation on human expertise. Will GPT engines impact healthcare, next?

Dr. Meghan Valach on physician burnout and finding freedom

Alarms have long been sounding about the looming physician burnout crisis facing healthcare and the nation at-large. The pandemic only intensified feelings of depression, depersonalization, lack of professional satisfaction, and emotional exhaustion. The American Medical Association recent reported on findings of a Mayo Clinic study that found during the Omicron wave of the pandemic, a...