Via MedicalFuturist: "By all means, we need to emphasize that practicing medicine is not a linear process. Not every single element and parameter can be translated into a programming language – but there are areas where [Artificial Intelligence] could definitely improve patient outcomes and ease the burden on medical staff."
A.I.cannotreplace clinicians. But A.I.cangreatly reduce the20 hours per weekthat clinicians spend on administrative tasks like prior authorizations.
"Healthcare execs see Amazon as biggest disrupter"
Via HealthcareDive: "Some 75% of CEOs said the e-commerce giant will cause the most waves. Next was Apple (14%), followed by Google, Microsoft and IBM."
BUT . . . what about Walmart?
Check outthis recent podcastfrom the folks at "A Healthy Dose" as they interview Marcus Osborne and Alex Drane of Walmart, and offer an interesting counter-perspective to Amazon's position as lead potential disruptor.
"Why An Upgraded Hippocratic Oath Is Needed In The Digital Era"
This one has been making the rounds at our office lately, and we're curious to hear feedback (especially from you oath-taking clinicians).