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?